The Advanced Studies and Research Board of UoP in its monthly meeting held at Committee room, University of Peshawar approved six Ph. Ds and thirty six M. Phil topics after thorough deliberation. The meeting was chaired by Vice Chancellor UoP Prof. Dr. Muhammad Rasul Jan. Individual scholars presented their topics on the day, highlighting its importance to the community and desired outcomes from it. Besides one Ph. D and nine M. Phil students were given extension in time to complete their respective researches. The meeting was attended by Deans of Faculties, supervisors of students and other members of ASRB.
Kifayatullah Completes Thesis
Kifayatullah has completed Ph. D on the environmental impact of heavy metals and their impact on health in swat valley. The scholar on Wednesday defended his work in the Department of Environmental Sciences and subsequently was recommended for the award of Ph. D in Environmental Sciences.
The scholar has found in his research that the percentage of heavy metals in soil samples, drinking water, crops and dairy items were increasing constantly in Swat and unless due controlling measures were taken by Environmental Protection Agencies, the valley can end up with outbreak of multiple epidemics in the near future. He added that quantity of heavy metals have been found in blood samples of human being there.
It is worth mentioning that Dr. Kifayatullah is the fourth Ph. D produced by Prof. Dr. Hizbullah Khan.
Scholar Radhia Khan Recommended for Award of Ph. D in Chemistry
Scholar Radhia Khan has been recommended for the award of Ph. D in chemistry after successful public defence held at Institute of Chemical Sciences University of Peshawar on Wednesday. The title of her research was, “ Biochemical Changes in Gestational Diabetes in Comparison to Healthy Pregnant Women“.
Prof. Dr. Khurshid Ali of the Institute of Chemical Sciences University of Peshawar was her Ph.D supervisor while Prof. Dr. Zahoor of Khyber Medical College Peshawar served as her external examiner.
Source: The Frontier Post