RAWALPINDI - The Gender Studies Department has arranged a one-day workshop on "Issues of Publication" at Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) here on Wednesday.

Resource persons of the workshop were Dr Linda Pritchard, Professor of History and Member of Women and Gender Studies, Eastern Michigan University, USA, and Dr Adele Marie Barker, Prof Russian and Slavic, University of Arizona.

Prime objective of the workshop was to enhance the understanding of research and its techniques among the academic community, which was crucial for the socio-economic development of the country.

In her welcome address, Tehmina Yaqoob, Incharge Gender Studies Department, regarded the conduct of workshop a step forward towards promoting research culture.

Dr Linda highlighted the fundamentals of research in details and gave answers the questions related to publication of research papers in national and international journals.

She said before sending any research paper the researchers need to read it thoroughly and write an impressive introduction, so that it could catch the audience's attention.

She also highlighted the fundamentals and tips of research with the participants and advised them to think as a whole and then break into small pieces.

Resource persons also appreciated the research input of the university in recent years with special mention of research publications in the research journals of international journals.