demonstration

Scientific Research Training Workshop

Software Carpentry, Scientific Writing and Simulations
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

IDRACK

University of Punjab

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
27 June, 2018
Time: 
09:00 am to 04:00 pm
Venue: 
Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics, University of Punjab, Lahore
Date: 
28 June, 2018
Time: 
09:00 am to 04:00 pm
Venue: 
Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics, University of Punjab, Lahore
Abstract: 

The first ever Software Carpentry (https://software-carpentry.org/about/) workshop will be organized by IDRACK and the  Khwarizmi Science Society in collaboration with the Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics, University of Punjab, Lahore.

IDRACK is a non-profit organization and is currently introducing software carpentry in Pakistan. The niche in which IDRACK works is scientific communication and awareness (https://idrack.org/blog/) with a special emphasis on women in STEM. Currently, it is working in the area of scientific programming and introducing the research community in Pakistan to this practice to bring the quality of research at par with the  developed world.

Objectives:

This workshop is being organised with two objectives in mind:

  1. To introduce Software Carpentry in Pakistan and encourage people to become instructors and join a global community.

  2. To expose people with just enough know-how to integrate computational work with their current research work.

Some indication regarding the content to be delivered on these two days (27th and 28th) can be obtained from the schedule below.

Day – 1 (27th June, 2018)

  • Software Carpentry: An Introduction 09:00 am - 09:15 am
    Unix Shell - I 09:15 am - 10:00 am
    Break 10:00 am - 10:15 am
    Unix Shell - II 10:15 am - 11:00 am
    Break 11:00 am - 11:15 am
    Programming with Python - I 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
    Lunch 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
    Programming with Python - II 02:00 pm - 02:45 pm
    Break 02:45 pm - 03:00 pm
    Simulation of Real World Problems 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm
    Discussion and Wrap-up  
  •  

  • Day - 2 (28th June, 2018)

  • Introduction 09:00 am - 09:15 am
    Scientific Writing (Latex and Bibliography) - I 09:15 am - 10:00 am
    Break 10:00 am - 10:15 am
    Scientific Writing (Latex and Bibliography) - II 10:15 am - 11:00 am
    Break 11:00 am - 11:15 am
    Scientific Simulation Theory - I 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
    Lunch 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
    Scientific Simulation Theory - II 02:00 pm - 02:45 pm
    Break 02:45 pm - 03:00 pm
    Python: My First Simulation 03:00 pm - 03:45 pm
    Break 03:45 pm - 04:00 pm
    Python: Errors in My First Simulation 04:00 pm - 04:45 pm
    Discussion and Wrap-up  

Does this look like something you are interested in? Sign up to attend here: https://goo.gl/forms/HMpmDBQtYN4TqyfX2

 

*The workshop is limited to 30 participants

*The registration cost for  attending the workshop is Rs. 750 for the students of the University of Punjab and Rs. 1000 otherwise

 

For more details about the content of the workshop and  required softwares, visit: https://idrack.org/blog/2018/06/09/2-day-scientific-research-training-workshop-27-28th-june-2018/

KSS takes part in Faisalabad Science Festival

Science at work in Faisalabad
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

District Administration Faisalabad

Alif Ailaan

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

Roshan Kinara

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
3 May, 2018
Time: 
9 am
Venue: 
Expo Center, University of Faisalabad
Date: 
4 May, 2018
Time: 
9 am
Venue: 
Expo Center, University of Faisalabad
Abstract: 
The Khwarizmi Science Society will be a part of upcoming Faisalabad Science Festival as an exhibitor. Given the need for the popularization of activity-based education, Faisalabad has taken up the responsibility to bring fun into maths and science.
 
Faisalabad Science Festival invites students from public and private schools and universities to attend and participate. Local organizations working on science and maths will also be exhibiting different tech-based ways to bridge the gap between curriculum and practical. The festival also expects participation from the local businesses and politicians.

Resource People: 
Exhibitor
Hafiz Muhammad Rizwan
Science Communicator
Exhibitor
Khadim Mehmood
Science Communicator

4th Annual Science Exhibition - Tareen Education Foundation

Changing Mindsets Through Science
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Tareen Education Foundation

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
08th December, 2017
Time: 
09:00 am
Venue: 
12-MPR Shuja Abad Road, Lodhran
Date: 
09th December, 2017
Time: 
09:00 am
Venue: 
12-MPR Shuja Abad Road, Lodhran
Abstract: 

Tareen Education Foundations's Fourth Annual Science Exhibition will be held on 8th and 9th December. In this exhibition, robotics will be introduced for the very first time in an effort towards building maker spaces in government schools. Over 30 Government High Schools and Higher Secondary Schools, and an audience of about 600 people including students, teachers, school heads, parents, government officials and representatives of print and elecronic media are expected.

The Khwarizmi Science Society is a co-partner and collaborator of the Fourth Science Exhibition, Lodhran. 

Resource People: 
Resource Person
Hafiz Muhammad Rizwan
Resource Person
Yasir Iqbal
Supplementary Documents: 

Lahore Science Mela 2018

Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Ali Institute of Education

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
27/01/2017
Time: 
09:00
Venue: 
Ali Institute of Education
Date: 
28/01/2018
Time: 
09:00
Venue: 
Ali Institute of Education
Abstract: 

The Lahore Science Mela 2018 is a science fest organized by the Khwarizmi Science Society. showcased inventions, discoveries, experiments, science models and artifacts recieved from all parts of Pakistan. It will be an opportunity to engage all citizens, especially the children in celebrating science. Our focus is on the wonder aspects of practical science accomplished through practical activities such as hands-on games and experiments that will appeal to our young boys and girls. There is no entry fee and the Mela will remain open for all citizens of Pakistan.

Lahore Science Mela 2017

A Fusion of Science and Culture
Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
28 January 2017
Time: 
9 am to 7 pm
Venue: 
Ali Institute of Education, Ferozepur Road, Lahore
Date: 
10/03/2017
Time: 
03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Venue: 
Ali Institute of Education, Ferozepur Road, Lahore
Abstract: 

This promises to be a mega celebration of science for the general public. Do visit our dedicated website for further details.

Watch the anthem of the Lahore Science Mela here:

KSS reaches Islamabad

Science mela
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Alif Ailaan, Prime Minister's Educational Reform Programme and Pakistan Innovation Foundation

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
Friday, 14 October 2016
Time: 
8:30 am
Venue: 
Islamabad Model College for Girls, F-7/4, Islamabad
Abstract: 

This activity is part of Khwarizmi Science Society's National Science Movement.

 

Resource People: 
Resource person
Kumail Abbas
Khwarizmi Science Society
Resource person
Muhammad Sabieh Anwar
Khwarizmi Science Society

Science is Brought to Life in Larkana

Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Alif Ailaan and Pakistan Innovation Foundation.

DCO Larkana, Mr. Javed Ali.

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
31 August, 2016
Time: 
11 am
Venue: 
Government Pilot High School, Larkana
Resource People: 
Resource person
Kumail Abbas
Khwarizmi Science Society
Resource person
Roshaan Bukhari
Khwarizmi Science Society and Planetary Society
Resource person
Ahmed Waqas Zubairi
Khwarizmi Science Society

10th Buraq Camp Islamabad

Sponsors & Collaborators: 
Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
24 December 2013
Time: 
10 pm
Venue: 
Chak Shezad Farm House, Islamabad.
Abstract: 

Humanity's deepest desire for knowledge is justified by continuing the quest for knowing and understanding the universe in which we live. The Buraq Space camp is organized every year so that students and Buraq campers could  get a chance to glimpse facets of the universe around them. The Khwarizmi Science Society plays a major role in the camp every year.

This year the KSS participated with these topics:

  1. Nuts and Bolts that drives you: The Luxuries of modern cars by Ahmed Waqas Zubairi
  2. Composition and Contents of the Universe by Dr. Murtaza Saleem
  3. Live Solar Viewing  by Mr. Umair Asim
Resource People: 
Speaker
Umair Asim
Presenter
Ahmed Waqas Zubairi
Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad
Presenter
Dr. Murtaza Saleem
Lahore University of Management Sciences.

KSS Camps at the Buraq Camp, Islamabad

Sponsors & Collaborators: 
Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
24 December, 2012
Time: 
9 am
Venue: 
Buraq Camp, Chak Shehzad, Islamabad
Abstract: 

Khwarizmi Science Society is going to participate in the 9th Buraq camp which is going to be held from 19th of December to 31st of December 2012. KSS will be joining on 24th of December and will be delivering four lectures on different topics, which include:

  • The Strange, Strange World of Quantum Physics and Quantum Computing.
  • A Gentle Introduction to Solar Thermal Energies.
  • Earthquakes: The  true story.
  • Cosmology and Us.
Resource People: 
Speaker
Dr. Sabieh Anwar
Khwarizmi Science Society
Presenter
Ahmed Waqas Zubairi
Khwarizmi Science Society
Speaker
Kumail Abbas
Khwarizmi Science Society
Presenter
Abdullah Khalid
Khwarizmi Science Society
Presenter
Hassaan Bukhari
Khwarizmi Science Society

Chaos, Complexity and Fractals

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
20/02/1999
Time: 
11:00 am
Venue: 
Centre for Solid State Physics, University of the Punjab, Quaid-e-Azam Campus, Lahore
Abstract: 

The focus of this presentation will be the application of Non linear sciences to practical engineering and technological problems. Traditional "linear" sciences (that we all study in universities and colleges and schools) fail to provide answers to most of our questions because God made the world Nonlinear. It has been hailed as the science of the 21st century and a revolution in scientific method. Though, till now, most of the work in nonlinear sciences has been done by theorists in laying the foundations of its different aspects, the past few years have witnessed the increasing interest of technologists and engineers in applying it to practical real life problems. Digital communications, stunning computer graphics, data compression, stock market prediction and controlling heart attacks are a very ill-represented part of a wide spectrum of applications that cover all major areas of technology. We will see the different aspects of nonlinear theory such as chaos theory, complex adaptive systems, fractal geometry and how they interpret each other. The speaker will emphasize the utililty of these new tools in understanding very complicated phenomenon; from circuits and quanta to wars and living cells. Finally he will give a brief overview of his work regarding use of chaotic dynamics to send secret messages. The scope of the presentation will be very general and i will avoid use of any equations to explain ideas. The object of this presentation would be to motivate people rather than bombarding them with equations. Any student of engineering, sciences, economics, medicine or social sciences should be able to follow. People from all disciplines are welcome.

Resource People: 
Demonstrator
Muhammad Abubakar
Electrical Engineering Department, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore