HONOURING DISTINGUISHED RESEARCHERS FOR GLOBAL RECOGNITION

Published On: 10 Nov 2021

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The Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar organized an award ceremony to acknowledge six eminent researchers for making their mark among the top 2% researchers in a global list compiled by Stanford University here on Wednesday. 

The Vice Chancellor congratulated the faculty members on receiving due recognition for their scientific contribution in their respected fields and appreciated their efforts for elevating the global profile of the university. While addressing the ceremony, Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar vowed to provide full cooperation and support to accelerate research productivity in the University. He urged the distinguished researchers to inspire and engage other university colleagues through multidisciplinary groups in joint research ventures. 

During the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor awarded shields to the distinguished researchers as a token of appreciation. The faculty members from Sargodha University who received global recognition life-long and single year citation impact for their contribution in research, include, Prof Dr Farooq Anwar from Institute of Chemistry, Prof Dr Muhammad Nawaz Tahir and Dr Muhammad Ashfaq from the Department of Physics, Muhammad Adnan, Prof Dr Shoaib Akhtar and Dr Abdul Malik from Faculty of Pharmacy.

Earlier this month, six faculty members and research scholars from Sargodha University made their eminence among the top 2% researchers in a global list compiled by Prof John Ioannidis of Stanford University and his team. The list featured the world’s top 2% scientists in numerous disciplines; all achievers on the list have been nominated based on the international evaluation of their research work, and are ranked based on either the life-long citation impact of their work till the year 2021 or the citation impact of their work for the single calendar year of 2020-21.