The IUST organizes conferences on research ethics, the computer industry

Srinagar, July 22: The Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Awantipora held two lectures on campus on Friday.

According to a university spokesperson, Professor Tariq Ashraf (Information Professional, Jamia Millia Islamia) and Mir Mohmad Mohsin (ODS Chartered Global Business Services Delivery Standard Manager), gave special lectures.

Professor Ashraf’s lecture on Academic Integrity and Research Ethics: Maintaining, Measuring and Maximizing Research Impact was organized by the Department of Islamic Studies to expose students and researchers to advanced writing techniques academic and discourage plagiarism and intellectual theft. at all levels.

Discussing the details of the research, the resource person said, “Plagiarism, republishing of one’s own work in different journals, lack of proper in-text citations are some of the major problems prevalent among scholars in our days.”

“Researchers and academics should be aware of the difference between plagiarism and similarity index detected by AI-assisted software like Turnitin, Urkund, Ithenticate, etc. Similarity does not always mean plagiarism. It is sometimes detected due to the lack of proper citations and the absence of quotation marks, he added.

Welcoming the speaker, Professor Afroze Bisati (Head of the Department of Islamic Studies) spoke about the initiatives taken by the Rumi Library to encourage quality research at the university.

Mohmad Mohsin, an engineering industry expert from Malaysia, focused his lecture on navigating the IT industry.

The session organized by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the university was aimed at exposing the trainee computer engineers to the industry requirements for advanced technological innovations in the computer industry.

“The requirements of the engineering industry have changed dramatically in light of new technological advances in this field. The field needs innovative ideas combined with technological skills to solve contemporary global problems,” said Mohsin.

The expert speaker discussed at length the skills required of today’s engineers.

Welcoming the speaker and session participants, Dr. Aasif Assad (Head of Department of Computer Science and Engineering) highlights the multiple initiatives adopted by the university to bridge the gap between academia and industry . The session was coordinated by Dr. Sajaad Lone, and Dr. Aasif Ali Banks presented a vote of thanks.

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