KU Bioresources Department Holds One-Day Scientific Literature Workshop

The Department of Bioresources at the University of Kashmir held a workshop on scientific literature on Friday.

The one-day workshop was organized as part of the MANAV (Human Atlas) project sponsored by the DBT Government of India in collaboration with IISER Pune, NCCS-Pune and Persistent Systems.

The main objective of the workshop was to impart skills and knowledge to aspiring researchers and faculty members on reading and referencing scientific literature in order to publish quality articles in reputable peer-reviewed journals. high impact reading.

Registrar Dr Nisar Ahmad Mir opened the workshop, which was attended by 300 researchers and faculty members from various institutions across the country and abroad.

In his presidential address, Dr Mir said it was imperative to continue to educate 21st century researchers and educators about recent trends and advancements in technology. He appreciated the efforts of the Department of Bioresources to organize such workshops since the start of the COVID19 pandemic. He said the university will continue to encourage departments / centers to organize such workshops for the benefit of academics and professors in order to improve the overall quality of their research.

Dr Manzoor Ahmad Mir, Coordinator / Head of the Bioresources Department and Organizing Secretary of the workshop welcomed and thanked the participants and gave a detailed overview of the genesis and theme of the workshop. He deliberated on DBT Govt of India’s “MANAV: Human Atlas” initiative which aims to build a comprehensive map of the entire human body that will explicitly document macro to micro level information.

The technical sessions were led by Dr Anupama Harshal, consultant, scientific communication and public engagement IISER-PUNE. She presented MANAV: The Human Atlas Initiative and gave a detailed presentation on how to read and cite scientific literature and the various tools related to it.

Cheikh Tajamul cast a vote of thanks. He thanked all the participants from various institutes such as NCS, IISER, IITs, Central University of Kashmir / Jammu, SHAUTS, SKUAST-K / J, IUST, AMU, Cluster Universities of Jammu / Srinagar, SKIMS, GMC, BGSBU, NIT , ICSSR (New Delhi).

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