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Participation of FUI Faculty in HEC Capacity Building Program (Phase-3)

The Higher Education Commission (HEC), in collaboration with the British Council (BC), under its program titled “Pak-UK Education Gateway”, organized a five-day “Researchers Capacity Building Program” on September 12-16, 2022 for the selected researchers whose NRPU Projects are in progress. Prof. Sheena Gardner and Prof. Andree Woodlock from Coventry University UK conducted the training which was reinforced by a 2-hour lecture lead by Prof. Richard Dashwood. 

Prof Dr. Iffat Rohail and Dr. Nadia Shafeeq from FUSST, whereas Dr. Sana Nadeem from FUMC attended the training in the third phase of the program.

The training was mainly aimed at providing information about useful frameworks for PIs and developing PI confidence and abilities through activities and strategies. The fruitful components of the course were the basics of project management, research quality metrics, research impact, stakeholder engagement, risk management, problem-solving, action plans for personal development and more effective projects.


The Foundation University Islamabad (FUI), a project of Fauji Foundation was established under a federal charter in October 2002. The University's programmes of study have been duly accredited by Higher Education Commission (HEC), National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC).