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Fully Funded PhD Positions for International Students at IMPRS-gBGC, Germany

 

Fully Funded PhD Positions for International Students at IMPRS-gBGC, Germany

Applications are invited for fully funded PhD positions available for well-motivated and highly-qualified students from all countries at IMPRS-gBGC. Applicants must hold a Master of Science, German ‘Diploma’ or equivalent degree in natural sciences. The school provides excellent research possibilities for students to obtain a PhD degree in a 3-years graduate program. The positions are fully funded.

Application Deadline: 11 Sep 2014

 

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UQ Merit Scholarships for Undergraduate Students in Music, Australia

 

UQ Merit Scholarships for Undergraduate Students in Music, Australia

Applications are invited for undergraduate merit scholarships to study a music degree at University of Queensland. Scholarships worth $6,000 are available for the duration of one year. Scholarships will be awarded with consideration to a range of factors including but not necessarily limited to academic achievement, demonstrated leadership and/or community service achievements, financial need, program preferences and secondary school attended.

Application Deadline: 31 Oct 2014

 

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Doctoral Evidence Acquisition (DEA) Fellowship at FIU University Graduate School, USA

 

Doctoral Evidence Acquisition (DEA) Fellowship at FIU University Graduate School, USA

Applications are invited for Doctoral Evidence Acquisition (DEA) fellowship to support doctoral students at FIU University Graduate School (UGS). DEA Fellowships provide a stipend of $8,300 per term for one term. Applicants must be currently enrolled for a minimum of three (3) dissertation credits. Applicants will be selected on the basis of type of activities involved in data collection.

Application Deadline: 03 Oct 2014

 

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29,000 Schoolteachers Trained under Foreign-Funded Project

Karachi:18 July: The Sindh government has provided professional training to over 29,000 schoolteachers, faculty members and education managers under a project funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (Cida) while 5,000 more teachers will be trained before the end of financial year 2014-15.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, who was presiding over a meeting held here on Thursday at CM House to review progress of Cida funded teachers training programme, expressed his satisfaction over the report and said that teachers training was very important for improving standards of education.
“The officers of the education department should accept this challenge,

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School of Psychology and Speech Pathology Top Up Scholarship at Curtin University, Australia

 

School of Psychology & Speech Pathology Top Up Scholarship at Curtin University, Australia

This is a Postgraduate Research Program Merit Based Scholarship and students are eligible from any nationality to apply for the same. Only 1 such awards are being offered. The successful candidate will receive an annual top up stipend of $7000 per annum for up to a period of three (3) years. This would ideally suit a candidate who is in receipt of an APA/ CUPS/ NHMRC or a competitive merit based scholarship BUT it is not a requirement for 3 Year.

Application Deadline; 31 Oct 2014

 

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KU Announces MPhil, PhD Enrolment Tests Date

Karachi:13 July:The University of Karachi (KU) announced on Friday that tests for enrolment in MPhil and PhD programmes at the Public Administration Department would be conducted on July 13.
Registrar Dr Muazam Ali Khan said in a statement that the list of successful candidates would be displayed the same day in the evening at the department, while interviews would be conducted at 9:30am on July 14.
He instructed all the candidates to reach with their admit cards and original CNICs at the department by 9:30am.The news.

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New Admission Date in Karachi University

Karachi:13 July:The university extended admission the date for admissions to evening programmes for two days.
According to Director Evening Programmes Dr Abid Hasnain, the date for admissions to master’s programmes and diplomas has been extended till July 15.
He said the interested candidates could submit their admission forms on July 14, and 15 to the UBL bank counter at the Silver Jubilee gate of the university till 4pm.The news.

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Govt to play smart, use Smartphones to Monitor Educational System

Karachi:13 July:The Sindh government will monitor the educational system using smartphones from August this year.
Five districts – Khairpur, Larkana, Nawabshah, Umerkot and Malir in Karachi have been selected for the project that is part of the Sindh Educational Sector Plan.
Officials say that 2,000 smartphone experts will be hired in the first phase of the plan.
The idea of monitoring through smartphones was initiated by the Additional Education Chief Secretary Dr Fazal Pechuho.

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Former KU Controller Granted Bail

Karachi:13 July:The high court granted bail to a former controller of examinations of the University of Karachi in a case of issuing fake medical college admission letters.
Syed Inkesarul Haq was being prosecuted among others for his involvement in issuing 38 fake medical admission letters in the Sindh Medical College during 2000 and 2001.
The petitioner’s counsel submitted that his client had nothing to do with the offence as he was the controller of examinations and had no concern with the admission process.
He prayed to the court to grant bail to the petitioner as he was heart patient and required medical treatment. The NAB deputy prosecutor general opposed the bail on the ground that two co-accused had implicated him in the commission of the offence.
An SHC division bench headed by Justice Mohammad Ali Mazhar after hearing the arguments of the counsel granted bail to Haq on a surety of Rs100,000.The news.

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Kidnapped College Student Rescued, Captor killed

Karachi:July 14:A teenage hostage was rescued and one of his three captors was shot dead in a raid conducted by the Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) and the Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) near the Northern Bypass on Sunday.
Eighteen-year-old Haseebullah had been picked up from near his residence in Javed Bahria Housing Society on Mauripur Road on June 28.
The kidnappers had demanded Rs20 million as ransom for the release of the college student. Haseebullah remained in captivity for over two weeks as his family tried to negotiate over the exorbitant ransom amount.
During that period, we managed to trace the kidnappers’ location. On Sunday, a joint raid with the AVCC was conducted in Gulshan-e-Mazdur near the Northern Bypass. After a fierce encounter in which one of the captors was killed, our teams managed to recover the abducted teen safe and sound,” said a CPLC spokesman. He added that two other kidnappers had managed to escape.
This was the second successful rescue operation by the AVCC and CPLC within the space of three days, after 17-year-old Shahbaz – kidnapped from Gulistan-e-Jauhar on June 4 – was rescued from Moro on Friday.The news.

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