Panel discussion on "Social Science Research in the Contemporary World: Trends and Challenges"

Rawalpindi: Fatima Jinnah Women University, Department of Sociology Organized a panel discussion on “Social Science Research in the Contemporary World: Trends and Challenges” in collaboration with American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS), Islamabad.

The purpose of a panel discussion was to highlight contemporary global trends and challenges of social science research. The global partnership/ collaboration in research and publications also discussed. The expert’s views and experiences of the panelist enlighten the students to understand the issues and coping mechanism to deal with various aspects of research and publications.

The Chief Guest of the event Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Samina Amin Qadir appreciated the effort of Department of Sociology to arranged such wonderful event on Research topic and also she hope that in future such events and training for students and faculty members should arranged as well.

Prof.  Dr. Michael Hirsch (Huston- Tillotson University, USA) talked about Challenges of Global Research and Partnership. While Dr. Rabia Gul from (International Islamic University, Islamabad) highlighted the objectives of Qualitative Research, Publication and Ethics.

Dr. Mazhar Hussain Bhutta from Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi) in detailed talked about Predispositions in Quantitative Analysis for Social Sciences Research and solved many queries of the students.

Dr. Amelia Maciszewski talked about the topic Research’s Positionality and Ethnographic Research.

At the end question answer session was held to solve student’s problems during research. The workshop was a big opportunity to share problems and good practices about research integrity and avoiding plagiarism

At the end Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Samina Amin Qadir presented souvenirs to all respected speakers.