Edexcel-Pearson recognises young scientist

Shaheer is the first high school student from Pakistan who had managed to photograph ions

Our Correspondent November 10, 2017

LAHORE: Edexcel-Pearson recognised the achievement of young Pakistani scientist Muhammad Shaheer Niazi for his research on the Electric Honeycomb.

At present, he was doing his A-Levels from Lahore College of Arts and Sciences (LACAS), Johar Town which was also Edexcel-Pearson approved academic centre.

Muhammad Shaheer was the first high school student from Pakistan who managed to photograph the movement of ions that formed the honeycomb besides recording the heat found on the surface of oil. In recognition of his achievement in the scientific world, the teen scientist was given a recognition award by Pearson in Lahore.

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On the occasion, Edexcel-Pearson Asia Director Premila Paulraj said, “I am pleased to present a small token of appreciation to Muhammad Shaheer on his achievement at this tender age. The students of Pakistan are truly energetic and can do wonders if provided learning opportunities. Pearson will ensure its continuous collaboration with academic institutions across the country.”

Pearson International Education Consultant Dr David Davies said that students like Muhammad Shaheer were a privilege for Pearson and this was a proud moment for all.

“We are enthusiastic to see more students from different fields to come forward and focus on research. It is ensured that, schools teach new grading scale qualifications to the students to enable greater differentiation of students,” he added.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 10th, 2017.


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