Panjab University celebrates World Environment Day by adopting baby plants

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Chandigarh, June 7

The department of UIFT celebrated World Environment Day by adopting baby plants, which were planted around the department premises. The Chairperson, Dr. Anu H. Gupta felt that the students had to be awakened to this need of realising our onus towards the environment we inhabit. Ms. Kirti along with the students and faculty members took the responsibility of locating spaces for the new plants to grow and expand. Each plantation done today is a gesture of our little step towards saving our planet from the exploitations we continue to engage in.

Three-Day Workshop in Panjab University  for Research Scholars from June 6 to 8, 2022 on the theme “Research and Publication Ethics

Meanwhile, The Department of Public Administration in collaboration with HRDC, Panjab University, Chandigarh and sponsored by RUSA is organizing a Three-Day Workshop for Research Scholars from June 6 to 8, 2022 on the theme “Research and Publication Ethics”. The workshop focuses on various aspects of ethics in research & publication like Journal Matrices, Journal Finder, Violation of Publication Ethics, Publication Misconduct, Issues of copyright and Plagiarism and open access publication. The workshop is attended by 36 participants from various departments of the Panjab University, Chandigarh.

The workshop acquires significance in light of the need for maintaining ethics in research and publication. The inaugural address was delivered by Dr. Jayanti Dutta, Deputy Director, HRDC, PU, Chandigarh. Dr. Dutta, while setting the pace for the workshop informed the participants that it is very important to discuss and adopt ethical practices while undertaking research. She stressed that ethics come from insight and cannot be enforced.

The next two technical sessions were taken by Dr. Neeraj Kumar Singh, Deputy Librarian, AC Joshi Library, PU, Chandigarh. In the first session, he discussed various journal matrices like impact factor, H-Index, research visibility tools, copyright policy of journal etc. In the second technical session held post-lunch, he discussed the nuances of Journal Finder/Journal Suggestion Tools. He apprised the participants about the different aspects of the structure of a good research paper and discussed different websites and software to find suitable journals for publications.

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