Seminar on science journalism at ICCBS

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Seminar on science journalism at ICCBS

June 18, 2018

KARACHI:International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) will organise a half-day seminar on “Significance of Popular Science Writing” on June 20 (Wednesday) at its L.E.J. National Science Information Center, UoK.

A senior official of the ICCBS-UoK said the half-day seminar is being jointly organized by International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi, and Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC).

The science meeting will consist of lectures by leading scientists and journalists, including Meritorious Professor Dr. Jamil Hasan Kazmi, Chairman – Department of Geography, UoK, Mr. Aleem Ahmed, Senior Journalist and Blog Editor at Express News, Mr. Suhail Yousuf, Feature Editor at Express News, and Director ICCBS Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary. The concluding session will include Q and A and discussion.

He said that this skill development session will be an excellent opportunity for young journalists/students of mass communication/faculty members, researchers to learn about the role of science writing or science journalism by eminent scholars and journalists.

The seminar will start at 10:00 am with the welcome lecture of Director ICCBS-UoK Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary.

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