HEC post-doctorate scholars complete studies from UK, Germany.
ISLAMABAD, August 28, 2011 (Balochistan Times): HEC post-doctorate
scholars Dr Wajid Aziz Loun, Dr Muhammad Imran Yousuf and Dr Qazi Abdul
Rehman Abid have successfully completed their studies from the
University of Leicester and University of Dundee, UK and University of
Heidelberg, Germany, respectively. The expertise of Dr. Wajid Aziz Loun,
Assistant Professor of Azad Jammu and Kashmir University, Muzaffarabad
is in Biomedical Information Systems and his focused area of research is
Biomedical Signal Processing. He worked under the supervision of Dr.
Fernando S Schlindwein, said a press release received here on Saturday.
His post-doctorate research was an extension of his PhD work, where he
applied HRV analysis techniques to investigate the risk of coronary
heart disease in growth restricted children and asphyxia monitoring.
During his research, he worked as a team member of the Bioengineering
Research Group and applied HRV analysis techniques to clinical data
obtained from 9 to 10 years old growth restricted children. Dr. Muhammad
Imran Yousuf is working as Assistant Professor at Arid Agriculture
University, Rawalpindi. His area of study was teacher education and the
focus of his project was to seek the peace perceptions of prospective
teachers in the UK and Pakistan. He worked under the supervision of
Prof. Dr. Brian Hudson, Chair of Education and Associate Dean
(Research), and Dr. Ian Barron at School of Education, Social Work and
Community Development at University of Dundee. Dr. Yousuf took full
advantage of the opportunities to engage with the wider research
community in UK. He attended the Islamic Studies Network Regional
Workshop about the current picture and future possibilities of Teaching
Islamic Studies in Scotland organized by the Higher Education Academy at
University of Edinburgh, UK. Dr. Qazi Abdul Rehman Abid, Associate
Professor, Department of Urdu, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan has
also returned to Pakistan after completing his research on Post-colonial
Study of Early Urdu Criticism. The topic is new to the world of
intellectual discourse. Franz Fanon and Edward Said are considered the
pioneers in the field. In the framework of post-colonial discourse, Dr.
Abid analyzed early Urdu criticism.
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