Social Scientists: Use research as a tool for social reforms 

Academic heads insist the role of social scientists can be more effective in bringing positive change in society


News Desk February 27, 2017
Academic heads insist the role of social scientists can be more effective in bringing positive change in society. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

ISLAMABAD: Vice Chancellors and academic heads of four major universities on Sunday called for using research as a tool for social reformation and addressing socio-economic problems of the people. The Allama Iqbal Open (AIOU) VC Dr Shahid Siddiqui, Quaid-i-Azam University Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Women University Dr Javed Ashraf, Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Women University VC Dr Razia Sultana and International Islamic University Rector Dr Masoom Yasinzai underlined the need for social components and upholding moral values in educational pursuits. They were of the view that the role of social scientists could be more effective in bringing positive change in society.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 27th, 2017.

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