FCCU takes pride in sharing that Professor M. Arslan from Forman's KAM School of Life Sciences -- along with his collaborator Professor Philippe Froguel from the University of Lille (France) and an international team of researchers from the University of Cambridge (UK) and Pakistan -- has found genetic mutations in three Leptin genes related to severely obese children resulting in a high rate of mortality and morbidity. At a practical level, this pioneering research which has been published today in Cell Reports Medicine marks a significant step forward in better understanding the prolonged clinical ramifications of severe obesity linked to [...]
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In a significant development for the nation's agricultural and food security sector, President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi has appointed Dr. Kauser Abdulla Malik as the Federal Minister of National Food Security and Research in the Caretaker Cabinet. Honorable President Dr. Alvi made the appointment on the advice of the caretaker prime minister under Article 224 (1a) of the Constitution.This decision reflects the President's commitment to ensuring the continued progress and prosperity of Pakistan in these critical areas. Dr. Malik took his oath on 11 September 2023. Dr. Kauser Abdulla Malik brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his [...]
Event Title: “Tackling Plastic Pollution Together: Steps Towards a Circular Economy” Organizer: The Department of Environmental Sciences, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore, Pakistan Program and venue: It’s a two-part event involves: (1) Talks Session by Experts (Time: 10:00-12:30 | Venue: E-025, FCCU) (2) “Plastic Pollution to Solution: A Prototype Competition” (Time: 14:00-16:00 | Venue: S-Octa, FCCU) Registration: Due to limited space registration is required. Last date to get register yourself for this event is May 20, 2023 using the link: https://forms.gle/q1yaHpUjXdZJu4MDA Description: Plastic pollution is the harmful build-up of plastic products in the environment that affects wildlife, their [...]
Students of FCCU, Department of Computer Science Hazrat, Awais, Hamza and Hassaan displayed their senior project at the annual all Pakistan Computer Projects Exhibition and Competition, COMPPEC, 2023 held at E&ME College, NUST. After competing with 85+ highly sophisticated projects, our team bagged the 2nd Runner Up position and won a cash prize of Rs 10,000 in the software applications category. In their project under supervision of Dr Sidra Minhas & Dr Haroon Shakeel, they developed an android mobile application for two-way communication with the deaf community paving the way for an inclusive society.
To commemorate the 76th Independence Day of Pakistan, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) launched a special booklet highlighting 60 notable female alumni who contributed to nation-building. FCCU is more than 150 years old, and it has thousands of female alumni making tremendous contributions nationally and globally. The booklet was launched on September 14, 2023. The ceremony was attended by the female alumni, faculty, staff, and senior leadership of FCCU. 60 names highlighted in this booklet only scratch the surface in terms of the many thousands of female Formanites who had served and are still serving their country well, [...]
The Faculty of Humanities at Forman Christian College University organized a guest lecture on May 4, 2023, titled “The Role of Communication in reducing health inequities in socially disadvantaged populations” by Guest speaker Sayyed Fawad Ali Shah, PhDHaroon Christy Munir2023-05-08T10:04:49+05:00
The Faculty of Humanities at Forman Christian College University organized a guest lecture on May 4, 2023, titled "The Role of Communication in reducing health inequities in socially disadvantaged populations". The guest speaker for the event was Dr. Sayyed F. A. Shah, an Associate Professor of Communication at Jacksonville State University. Dr. Shah is an expert in the fields of Journalism and Health Communication, with extensive experience as a journalist in Pakistan and the United States. He is a sought-after speaker and researcher in his areas of specialization and has published his work in reputed journals such as Journalism and Vaccine. [...]
On September 14, a significant event "COP in MY City 2023" happened in Forman Christian College (A Chartered University). This event is part of the Youth4Climate initiative of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environmental Coordination Pakistan (MoCC&EC), in collaboration with UNDP, UNICEF, UN-Women, and Clean Green Pakistan. This event was organized by the Department of Environmental Sciences and EarthWatchClub society of FCCU. This event was attended by a cohort of over 80 enthusiastic youth members aged between 18 to 24 years from different Punjab institutes. They presented their ideas followed by group discussions on climate resilience, decarbonization, and climate finance. Ten young members were [...]
Greetings! For 75 years Pakistan has survived and thrived because of the resilience and ingenuity of its People. The National Innovation Awards resumes its mission to continue recognizing and celebrating the individuals and groups and organisations that continue to strive to put Pakistan on the map. About the Awards The National Innovation Awards are given to recognise Innovation and innovators across a range of different sectors in the Pakistani Society for which a three-pronged approach has been used to solicit nominations. These include: polling of experts and gatekeepers across a range of different sectors and walks of life; and direct solicitation through email and through social media. Awards are being [...]
Dear Students Please fill the form available here: https://forms.gle/r1tfA8M6iY8Jrnuv7 This is your way to ensure that you do let us know if you are applying for any of our summer school offerings. We will facilitate you with a visa facilitation letter once we have your confirmed registration for any of the summer schools that you are applying for. Please note that you can only opt for one summer school from amongst the ones that we are publishing and can not simultaneously take summer at Forman. Dates: 22 July – 05 August 2023 Social Activity Program: Delightful Istanbul Summer School comes with a [...]