Message From President
I greatly appreciate and sincerely thank all the Fellows of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences for supporting us in the elections of the Council for the 2015–2017 term. The confidence and trust posed in us is a challenge and demands all possible efforts to work for the Academy. I am personally a strong believer in the concept of team work and, thus, request all the Fellows of the Academy to get involved and give suggestions for the way the Academy should function in future.
We fully realize that all efforts should be made to efficiently implement the stated mandate of Academy. The Academy must serve as a viable think tank to provide the policy makers with scholarly documents suggesting science-driven solutions to critical problems.Read More
AASSA Regional Workshop on Challenges in Water Security to Meet the Growing ...
Water Scarcity and Climate Change pose Serious Threat to Food Security Asian Nations must Work Together to Ensure Food Security: Engr. Baligh Ur Rahman,Minister of State for Federal Education The looming threat of water scarcity and adverse ...read more
Award of Gold Medals and Prizes-2016
Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) invites nominations for the following Gold Medals and Prizes to be awarded to Pakistani Scientists in 2016 who have made outstanding contributions to scientific research: PAS Gold Medals in the disciplines of: Agricultural Sciences, including Veterinary Sciences and Forestry; Biological Sciences, including Botany, Zoology, Microbiology and Bio-Chemistry; Chemical Sciences Including Pharmaceutical Sciences; Earth and Environmental ...read more
Prof. Dr. Atta ur Rahman,to head UN committee on Science, Technology & ...
The United Nations has appointed Prof Dr Atta ur Rahman, as Chairman of the UN committee on Science, Technology and Innovation. Prof Rahman, former federal minister for science and technology and a past president of Pakistan Academy of Sciences will chair the first meeting of the committee in Bangkok on Monday. The UN Economic Social Commission for ...read more
Regional Workshop on ‘Biosafety & Biosecurity in Life sciences Research’ Inaugural Session
Pakistan Academy of Sciences is hosting the regional workshop on biosafety and biosecurity in life sciences research with the close collaboration of ISESCO and COMSATS. The key objectives of this workshop is to provide hands-on ...read more
Regional Workshop on ‘Biosafety & Biosecurity in Life sciences Research’ Closing Session
In the last day of “Regional Workshop on Biosafety and Biosecurity in Life Sciences Research (26 – 28 April, 2016)” jointly organized by Pakistan Academy of Sciences, ISESCO and COMSATS, speakers laid stress on status ...read more
PAS Inks Agreements of Scientific Cooperation with Turkish Counterpart
During the visit of Turkish Prime Minister to Pakistan in February 2015, the Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) has signed an Agreement for Scientific Cooperation as well as an Executive Protocol for Scientific Cooperation with its Turkish counterpart, i.e., the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA). These Agreements for mutual cooperation were signed on 17 February, ...Read More
Belarus Science Chief Offers Support for Drones, Space Technology, Nuclear Energy and Farm Machinery
On the invitation of the President of Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS), Dr. Anwar Nasim, the Chairman of Presidium of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB), Acad. Vladimir G. Gusakov, visited the Pakistan Academy of Sciences in Islamabad on 25 May 2015. The Belarus Chief offered support in high tech areas like drone technology, ...Read More
Top Scientists Deplore the State of Science & Technology in the Country
Science is the foundation of economy. Inspired by historical recommendations of the 1965 Meeting of eminent scientists of that time in Swat, chaired by President Ayub Khan, the Pakistan Academy of Sciences convened a meeting of top scientists of the country on 9th July, 2015 at the Academy’s headquarter in Islamabad. The Meeting in Swat, ...Read More
AASSA-PAS Regional Workshop — Inaugural Session
The looming threat of water scarcity and adverse impacts of climate change have complicated the serious challenge of ensuring food security for fast increasing populations of the Asian countries. This was stated by Engr. Baligh Ur Rahman, Minister of State for Federal Education& Professional Training while inaugurating 3-day International Workshop on “Challenges in Water Security ...Read More