Thursday, October 4, 2012

SSUET participates in the video conference

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
( Pakistan News & Features Services)

Various universities and institutions of Pakistan participated in an international workshop, organized by the Research Center for Training & Development (RCTD), Lahore , through a video link.

From Karachi , the Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET) participated in the international research workshop on ‘Mastering Qualitative Research Methodology and Analyzing Qualitative Data using advanced Research Computer Software and Applications’ through the video conferencing link.

In this regard the SSUET’s Network Team provided complete technical assistance for the two-day workshop which was attended by its 40 faculty members who presented case studies on qualitative research in Engineering Sciences.

The international workshop was conducted by a renowned professor from Cambridge University , UK , and it registered participation from different universities and research institutions linked together by HD Video.

They discussed the integration of qualitative methods in addressing research questions/objectives, the theoretical foundations and their practical applications.

The workshop helped the researchers to efficiently design their path to produce high quality thesis and papers. Case-study based methodology was adopted by the researchers and resource persons with various cases and examples from their own disciplines.

The workshop methodology included lectures, presentations, case studies, use of software and robust training techniques.

At the SSUET, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Jawaid H Rizvi was the Chief Organizer of the workshop, while Dr Naila Rozi and Abdul Moid Khan worked as workshop coordinators.