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KSS Executive Member becomes a Rhodes Scholar

We are delighted to announce that our dear member, science communicator and friend, Muhammad Hamza Waseem, has been awarded the Rhodes Scholarship. The world's oldest and most prestigious fellowship program provides students with two years of study at Oxford University in England.

KSS joins hands with Ali Institute for Teacher Training Program

Khwarizmi Science Society and Ali Institute of Education have once again joined hands to bring contemporary and experimental science right to a student's desk. It is a known fact that science is best taught by unconventional methods incorporating the basic rules of effective science communication. Both parties agreed that science teachers need to undergo additional trainings to be prepared for the herculean task of simplifying the scientific phenomena for the students to understand.

KSS joins hands with Astrobiology Network of Pakistan

Astrobiology, the fascinating field of science that titillates every atom of curiosity in us, has come to Pakistan. Astrobiology Network of Pakistan (ABNP) is a network of multi-disciplinary scientists and highly motivated science enthusiasts keen to learn and explore the avenues of origin, evolution and diversity of life in the Universe. With the noble objective of bringing Astrobiology to the masses in a simplified manner, ABNP's venture is more than appreciable.

Khwarizmi Science Society on Hum Sub - An Online Urdu Forum

Saadeqa Khan sheds light on the roles astronomical organizations of Pakistan and future perspectives. She mentions the tremendous contribution by the Khwarizmi Science Society in the form of Falakyati Melas or Astro-fests.

 

Dr. Ruth Pfau Laid to Rest in Karachi

Pakistan's Mother Teresa, Dr. Ruth Katharina Martha Pfau was a German born humanitarian who served in Pakistan for more than 50 years. Dr. Pfau visited India in 1960 at the age of 31; she put a halt to her journey at Karachi when she came across the colony of Leprosy patients on McLeod Road, Karachi.

 

Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine 2016

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 was awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discovery of mechanisms of autophagy, a fundamental process for degrading and recycling cellular components.