KARACHI A total of 700 young researchers across Pakistan were trained in a year under British Councils International Strategic Partnership in Research and Education (INSPIRE) programme. This was stated at concluding session of two-day workshops on research essentials for young Pakistani researchers in Pakistan. The Programme gave researchers from Pakistan a chance to visit UK universities to gain exposure and knowledge. Syeda Faiza Jamil from Textile Institute of Pakistan (TIP) and Dr. Zaheer-ul-Haque Qasmi from Karachi University (KU) participated in INSPIRE-TRXP, and are now working as Master Trainers with the British Council and the Department of Learning and Innovation Department in the Higher Education Commission Pakistan to further cascade what they learned during their visit and the workshop to other researchers in Karachi. A series of 3 workshops were conducted at the Textile Institute of Pakistan and the Karachi University, reaching out to over a hundred researchers. The main focus of the Master Trainers was to disseminate information and tips on winning research funds, establishing and maintaining international networks and writing effective research proposals. The Master Trainers used 'Experiential learning tool to get their message across. With activities named Colorblind, Baranga and Elevators Pitch brought in a positive feedback from attendees, most of who felt that the activity-based workshop was more helpful than the one based on lectures.