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EWUCRT Arranges A Day-Long 'Research Fair'


Mar 08, 2020

A day-long 'Research Fair' has been organized by the East West University Center for Research and Training (EWUCRT) at East West University (EWU) at Aftabnagar, Dhaka on 05 March 2020. There were 16 Universities, Research Organigations, and Some Industries of the country have participated in the 'Research Fair'.

The inaugural session of the 'Research Fair' was attended by among others;  Professor Dr. Kazi Shahidullah, Chairman, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Syed Manzur Elahi, Chairperson, Board of Trustees of EWU, and a former adviser to the caretaker government, Professor, Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin, Chief Adviser, EWU and a former governor of Bangladesh Bank, Professor Dr. M. M. Shahidul Hassan, Vice Chancellor, EWU, and Dr. Rafiqul Huda Chaudhury, Chairperson, (EWUCRT). Professor Dr. Muhammed Shahriar Haque, Executive Director, EWUCRT, and Dr. Farhana Ferdousi, Deputy Executive Director, EWUCRT, deleivered their welcome remarks on the session.

On the occasion, speakers highlighted the essentiality of quality research for the advancement of developing countries like Bangladesh. Researchers, Industrial Personnel, Teachers, and Students from different institutions participated in the program.

The Concluding session was attended by Professor Dr. Fakrul Alam, UGC Professor, Professor Shamsad Mortuza, Pro-VC, ULAB, Professor Salim Rashid, University Professor, EWU, Dr. Norman K. Swazo, Director, Office of Research, NSU, Professor Dr. Abul Hasnat Md. Golam Azam, Dean, School of Business and Economics, UIU, Professor Laila Anjuman Banu, Department of Anatomy, BSMMU, Professor Dr. Zakir Hossain Raju, Director, Centre for School Science Research, IUB, and Md. Golam Shahnewaz, Vice President, Footwear and Products Division, Concord Ventures Group. A questions and answers session also held on the occasion.

The objective of the 'Research Fair' is to showcase the best practices of research and development being carried out in Bangladeshi organizations and educational institutions, with the hope to create a bridge between academia and industry to foster research and innovation for the betterment of our country.