Research Arena, University of Sargodha

Strategic Objective

The following Strategic Objective has been defined for the ‘Research Week’ initiative:

Director Message

UOS First Research Arena 2024 is an initiative by ORIC-UOS that emphasizes our commitment to achieve research excellence. It is realized through the implementation of a robust research ecosystem at University of Sargodha. Our approach – cutting-edge research, innovation in products and services, and the research outcomes as profit to the community – is the trifecta of brilliance.

The event where the ideas ignite is a tribute to the vision of Prof. Dr. Qaisar Abbass (Vice-Chancellor), managed by the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization. The prime objective of this event is the transformation of knowledge into impact. The arena is staged for connecting minds to ignite ideas. Every idea is taking its root in the land of arena abundant by UNs’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and trying to find tomorrow’s solutions today.

Research Arena serves as a platform to foster collaboration among interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary ideas, culminating in applied research. The University of Sargodha has built a reputation as a model of excellence and achievement, consistently nurturing visionaries, inventors, and agents of social transformation throughout its journey. We cordially invite you to actively participate in our thriving research community.

Prof. Dr. Ahmad Raza Bilal
Director ORIC
University of Sargodha

SDGs Focus

Features and Significance of UOS Annual Arena 2024

“First UOS Annual Research Arena 2024” is a prominent initiative driven by UOS-ORIC, highlighting our firm dedication to research excellence and pioneering innovation. In this event, ideas are bridging the research with various indicators of United Nation’s SDGs. In the arena, University of Sargodha will be cover dynamic research activities (38) being conducted by eight vibrant faculties, Sargodha Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sargodha Chamber of Small Traders & Small Industry, and Sargodha Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry. These activities will turn vision into value.

  • Three International Research Conferences
  • Three National Research Conferences
  • Three Research Colloquiums
  • Ten Exhibitions for Community
  • Six Meet the Expert Sessions
  • Eight Civic Engagements
  • Five CEO Discussion Forum and Talks

This endeavor is a vivid manifestation of the visionary leadership of Prof. Dr. Qaisar Abbas (Vice Chancellor) and is orchestrated by Prof. Dr. Ahmad Raza Bilal (Director ORIC) the dynamic team at the Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) at the University of Sargodha.

Where Ideas Ignite is the core theme of Arena 2024 that encapsulates the essence of recognizing and valuing the multifaceted research and knowledge-generation endeavors both within our academic institution and in the broader scholarly and societal domains. UOS Arena 2024 is our collective endeavor to nurture a culture of cooperation, ingenuity, and the exchange of knowledge. It extends an open invitation to all, inviting active participation in the festivities that celebrate discovery, learning, and the relentless pursuit of excellence that characterizes the University of Sargodha.

Objectives of First UOS Annual Research Arena 2024

The “First UOS Annual Research Arena 2024”, is fostering a dynamic research culture and contributing in the academic excel of the University. The establishment of an active research eco-system in the University is the prime objective – achieved by the following:

  • 1. Development of robust research culture to encourage research community of the University
  • 2. Multidisciplinary collaboration to exchange of knowledge among stakeholder
  • 3. Connecting minds to ignite ideas
  • 4. Strong cooperation between the industrial and academic sectors while enhancing skills
  • 5. Creative thinking, problem-solving, and innovative solutions for contemporary challenges
  • 6. Active civic engagement of stakeholders and local community in our research activities and initiatives
Schedule for Event

Event Schedule

International
Conference
9:00 - 5:00 pm
Main Auditorium

4th international conference on educational sciences and research (ICESR-2024)

  • Institute of Education

Latest research trends in education and pedagogies.

Forum    10:00 am
NBS Hall

CEO Forum

  • Malik Feroz Khan Noon Business School

Forum will allow our faculty and students to gain valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities in the corporate world directly from the CEO Forum.

Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Zubeida Agha
Gallery

Art Exhibition at Zubeida Agha Gallery

  • Institute of Art & Design
Expo 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Citrus Expo / Festival

  • College of Agriculture
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Free Camp for Hepatitis Screening Test

  • Department of Social Work
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Food and Nutrition

  • Institute of Food Science & Nutrition
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Home Crafts

  • Institute of Food Science & Nutrition
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Bug House

  • College of Agriculture
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Art and Craft

  • Institute of Art & Design
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Counciling on common musculoskeletal (MSK) problems

  • Department of Allied Health Sciences
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Free counseling camp for community

  • Department of Psychology
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Zubeida Agha
Gallery

Art Exhibition at Zubeida Agha Gallery

  • Institute of Art & Design
Expo 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Citrus Expo / Festival

  • College of Agriculture
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Free Camp for Hepatitis Screening Test

  • Department of Social Work
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Food and Nutrition

  • Institute of Food Science & Nutrition
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Home Crafts

  • Institute of Food Science & Nutrition
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Bug House

  • College of Agriculture
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Art and Craft

  • Institute of Art & Design
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Counciling on common musculoskeletal (MSK) problems

  • Department of Allied Health Sciences
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Free counseling camp for community

  • Department of Psychology
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Zubeida Agha
Gallery

Art Exhibition at Zubeida Agha Gallery

  • Institute of Art & Design
Expo 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Citrus Expo / Festival

  • College of Agriculture
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Free Camp for Hepatitis Screening Test

  • Department of Social Work
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Food and Nutrition

  • Institute of Food Science & Nutrition
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Home Crafts

  • Institute of Food Science & Nutrition
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Bug House

  • College of Agriculture
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Art and Craft

  • Institute of Art & Design
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Counciling on common musculoskeletal (MSK) problems

  • Department of Allied Health Sciences
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area

Free counseling camp for community

  • Department of Psychology
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area
Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Expo-Area
National
Conference
9:00 - 5:00 pm
Main Auditorium

National research conference on colonial and post-colonial dynamics of Punjab

  • Department of History and Pakistan Studies

Dynamics of colonial and post-colonial Punjab

National
Conference
9:00 - 5:00 pm
Seminar Hall
Pharmacy

Sustainable community: Challenges and Trends

  • Department of Psychology

Sustainable Development

Panel Experts 9:00 - 11:00 am
NBS Hall

Artists Talk

  • Institute of Art & Design

Sharing ideas and experience.

Meet with
Experts
2:00 - 4:00 pm
NBS Hall

Meet with Experts

  • Institute of Art & Design

Sharing ideas and experience

Meet the
experts
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Seminar Hall
Mass Com

Future Precision Agriculture

  • College of Agriculture

Modern trends in Agriculture and future perspective

Civic
Engagements
9:00 - 12:00 pm
Department of
Social Work

Lifesaving skills with rescue 1122

  • Social Work

  • 1. First Aid training by Rescue 1122 for Undergraduate students.
  • 2. Electric shock management with the help of rescue 1122
  • 3. Self-paste reflective safety stickers
  • 4. Use of fire extinguisher and fire-fighting techniques

Exhibition 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Zubeida Agha
Gallery

Art Exhibition at Zubeida Agha Gallery

  • Institute of Art & Design
Panel Expert 9:00 - 12:00 pm
Department of
History

Meet the Expert

  • Department of History and Pakistan Studies

Meet the experts on the fixed day, field experts will sit in separate rooms and knowledge seekers from inside/outside UOS will take advisory on individual basis

Panel Expert 11:00 - 1:00 pm
Department of
Social Work

Meet the Expert

  • Department of Social Work

  • 1. Social welfare services in public sector.
  • 2. Access to basic education for underprivileged communities.
  • 3. Addressing the vulnerable and transgender of society.
  • 4. Community awareness about mentally challenged children and public institutions

Panel Experts 9:00 - 11:00 am
Seminar Hall
Pharmacy

Meet the Expert

  • Faculty of Computing and Information Technology

Use of modern technology in business and decision making.

Civic
Engagements
10:00 - 12:00pm
Women
Development
Center
Johar Block

Women Protection Laws and Gender Issues in Sargodha Region

  • Women Development Center

Training Workshop.

National
Conference
9:00 -5:00pm
NBS Hall

1st national citrus conference

  • College of Agriculture

Issues of citrus in Sargodha region

Exhibition 9:00 -5:00pm
Zubeida Agha
Gallery

Art exhibition at Zubeida Agha Gallery

  • Institute of Art & Design
Research
Colloquium
9:00 - 5:00 pm
Department of
Biotechnology

Ideas sharing

  • Biotechnology

Assists faculty and students in research.

Webinar 11:00 am
Video
Conference
Room
Johar Block

Mental Health and Contemporary World

  • Psychology

Webinar on mental health and wellbeing in contemporary world.

Panel Experts 10:00 - 1:00 pm
NBS Hall
Panel Expert 10:00 - 12:00pm
Sir Syed Block

HEC graduate and postgraduates policies: challenges and way forward

  • Institute of Education

Focus Group Discussion

Panel Expert 10:00 - 12:00pm
Women
Development
Center
Johar Block

Mental Wellbeing and Academic Performance of Gender in HEIs of the Punjab, Pakistan

  • Women Development Center

Expert talk on gender challenges in higher education institutes of the Punjab, Pakistan.

International
Conference
9:00 -5:00pm
Main Auditorium

Food and nutrition research conference (National / International)

  • Institute of Food Science & Nutrition

Latest research trends in food science and nutrition

Exhibition 9:00 -5:00pm
Zubeida Agha
Gallery

Art exhibition at Zubeida Agha Gellery

  • Institute of Art & Design
Civic
Engagements
2:00 - 4:00pm
NBS Hall

From Silence to Voice: Pakistan Women Journey towards Empowerment

  • Sociology and Criminology

Expert Forum on Gender Empowerment.

Panel
Experts
10:00 - 12:00pm
Seminar Hall
Pharmacy

Climate resilent agriculture

  • College of Agriculture

Focus Group Discussion

Panel Experts 10:00 - 12:00pm
NBS Hall
Exhibition 9:00 -5:00pm
Zubeida Agha
Gellery

Art exhibition at Zubeida Agha Gellery

  • Institute of Art & Design

Our Core Stakeholders

Enablers
  • Scholars
  • Students
  • Funders
  • Corporate Sector
  • Sargodha Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Sargodha Chamber of Small Traders & Small Industry
  • Sargodha Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Our Custodians
  • University Senior Leadership
  • Government Funding Agencies
  • Government Education Departments
  • Semi-Government Department
Influencers
  • Ntl & Intl Community
  • Knowledge Seeker

Get in Touch with our ORIC team

For more information and support, please feel free to get in touch with our Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) team members.

Dr. Anjum Murtiza

Additional Director ORIC

Dr. AbuBakar Choudhry

Deputy Director ORIC