Punjab University Department of Zoology in collaboration with the British Council and WWF has organized a three-day workshop on “Novel Approaches to Monitor Air Pollution and Environmental Health Issues” at Al Razi Hall of Undergraduate Study Centre. Dr. Zulfiqar Ali, the Link Coordinator Transnational Educational Grant (TNE-308) and Dr. Muhammad Akhtar Chairman Zoology Department University of the Punjab were among the organizers in which renowned experts and a large number of students participated while the instructors included Prof. Ian Colbeck from University of Essex-UK and Dr. Zaheer Ahmad Nasir from University College London-UK. The workshop and lectures have provided delegates with a valuable opportunity to learn about new discoveries and problems, exchange views, and develop plans for the future of aerosol science and technology. The programme explored a broad range of topics related to aerosol science.
The certificate ceremony was attended by Vice Chancellor Prof. Mujahid Kamran and Mr. Richard Weyers, Director, British Council. The British Council director expressed his pleasure over the success of the link where 34 new courses on environmental health has been introduced and huge response and enrollment of students in the programme. He was also pleased with workshop participants, who highlighted different issues of the pollution in the country. Prof. Mujahid Kamran expressed gratitude to Prof. Ian Colbeck and Dr. Zaheer for their efforts to make it a great success in transnational education. It was first productive link sponsored by British Council in the Punjab University as Miss Khadija Aziz presented the report of the TNE-308 link.