Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF, awards shield to a winner of High School Summer Science Research Program (HSSSRP-2014) at inaugural ceremony of HSSSRP-2015 at PSF Auditorium on June 9, 2015

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF speaking as the Chief Guest at a function in connection with 24th Inter Board Science Poster Competition, at PSF on June 2, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF chairs a meeting of PSF and UNESCO officials at Pakistan Science Foundation on May 29, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF chairs a meeting of PSF and British Council teams on partnership programs at Pakistan Science Foundation on May 29, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF presents the Foundation insignia to H.E. Sadik Babür Girgin, Ambassador of Turkey, on May 27, 2015

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and H.E. Sadik Babür Girgin, Ambassador of Turkey, discuss scientific and technological collaboration between the two brotherly countries at PSF on May 27, 2015

A group photo of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and other renowned Pakistani scientists with the Chairman of Presidium of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Acad. Vladimir G. Gusakov, during latter's visit to Pakistan Academy of Sciences in Islamabad on 25 May 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation, addresses inaugural ceremony of an event organized by Pakistan Museum of Natural History on its premises to celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and US Embassy delegation comprising Ms. Shai Bista, Second Secretary, Christopher Mckinney, Environment, Science & Technology and Health Officer and Ms. Gul-e-Afshan, Economic Specialist discuss Pak-US collaboration for promotion of science and technology at PSF on May 21, 2015.

Prof. Dr Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Dr Akram Chaudhry, Vice Chancellor, University of Sargodha (UoS) address a workshop on Intellectual Property Rights jointly organized by PSF and UoS on May 15, 2015.

Prof. Dr Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Dr Akram Chaudhry, Vice Chancellor, University of Sargodha exchange documents after signing MoU of cooperation in research and innovation at University of Sargodha, Sargodha on May 15, 2015.

A group photo of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, Focal Person International Linkages, PSF, with Dr. Rahman Nurdun, Head of Department East and South Asia, Pacific and Latin America, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), Turkey, during the former's visit to TIKA, in last week of April 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF, addresses the inaugural session of the workshop titled "Essential Skills for New Age Information Professional" at MUET Library and Online Information Center, Jamshoro on April 15-16, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf visits the Textile Engineering Department of MUET, Jamshoro on April15, 2015.

Chairman PSF, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf monitoring the progress of PSF-NSLP Funded Project at National Nematological Research Centre, (NNRC), University of Karachi.

The Chairman PSF, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf examining the Humic Acid Production Unit at FRC, PCSIR Laboratories, Karachi.

Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Science and Technology (S&T), awards a shield to Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF, at the inaugural ceremony of S&T Exhibition and Symposium on "Effective Linkage Between Industry, Academia and R&D Organizations for National Development", jointly organized by Commercialization Cell of MoST and PCSIR Laboratories Lahore on April 13, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF, addresses the inaugural ceremony of S&T Exhibition and Symposium on "Effective Linkage Between Industry, Academia and R&D Organizations for National Development", jointly organized by Commercialization Cell of MoST and PCSIR Laboratories Lahore on April 13, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Mr. David J. Williams, Agriculture Counselor, Embassy of United States of America, discuss Pak-US scientific research initiatives.

Chairman PSF along with the Principal Investigators of NSLP funded projects at NIFA.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Mr. Alban Schwerer, Scientific and Higher Education Attache, Embassy of France discuss collaborative programs.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF and Ms. Sarah Parvez, Manager Higher Education and Skills, British Council discuss joint projects at Pakistan Science Foundation.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF, Dr. Aamir Ejaz, Director ORIC, University of the Punjab and Mr. Abid Sherwani, Chief Executive Officer, IRP hold a meeting at PSF.

Prof. Dr. Javed Ashraf, VC, QAU, and Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF award certificate to a participant of the national training workshop on "Digital Content Management" organized by the PASTIC.

Austrian Nobel Laureate visits Pakistan Science Foundation - March 19, 2015

Message from the Chairman

At all scales, the role of science and technology in resolving economic, social and environmental problems is crucial. Attainment of scientific knowledge and appropriate technologies is a key to achieve this goal. Moreover, we should use novel and integrated approaches that fully enrich existing and new scientific knowledge. In this connection, universities, research and development institutes and industry can play a leading role tackling all major problems identified so far...
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Interview of Chairman

Welcome to PSF

Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) is the apex body for promotion and funding of scientific and technological research and science popularization in the country. PSF has two subsidiary organizations i.e. Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) and Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PASTIC).

The Foundation functions as a link of PMNH/PASTIC agency for the establishment of comprehensive scientific and technological information dissemination centers, promotion of research in the universities and other institutions, establishment of science centers, museums, promotion of scientific societies, organization of periodical science conferences, exchange of visits of scientists with other countries, prizes and fellowships to individuals engaged in developing processes of consequence to the economy of the country.

News & Updates

Publish Date: 15-06-2015
PSF, PSCB Jointly Organize High School Summer Science Program
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Publish Date: 03-06-2015
Winners of Inter-Board Science Poster Competition Announced
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Publish Date: 28-05-2015
Pakistani Student’s Project Wins Special Prize in ISEF-2015 in USA
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Publish Date: 27-05-2015
Introduction of Turkish low-cost technology in Pakistan discussed
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Publish Date: 25-05-2015
Pak-US Cooperation in Science and Technology Discussed
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Publish Date: 22-05-2015
International Day for Biological Diversity Celebrated at PMNH
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Publish Date: 21-05-2015
Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights and signing of MoU between PSF and UoS
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Publish Date: 12-05-2015
Inquiry Based Science Education Priority Area of IOSTE Symposium in Turkey
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Publish Date: 12-05-2015
Joint Committee Being Formed for Implementation of PSF-TÜBİTAK MoU
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Publish Date: 12-05-2015
PSF, TiKA Set to Popularize Dual Technology of Bio-Geyser
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Publish Date: 29-04-2015
Mr. Hasnat Ahmed Qureshi joins PSF as Member Finance
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Publish Date: 24-04-2015
Workshop on Essential Skills for new age information professionals
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Publish Date: 20-04-2015
Pakistan, Turkey to establish collaboration in S&T
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Publish Date: 20-04-2015
S&T Pavilion attracts public at Islamabad Expo 2015
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Publish Date: 20-04-2015
Production of Humic Acid Starts from the PSF-NSLP Funded Project
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Publish Date: 10-04-2015
Awards Ceremony held at Pakistan Science Foundation
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Publish Date: 10-04-2015
Workshop under PSF funded project at NIFA
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Publish Date: 07-04-2015
National Science Complex on the Cards - April 07, 2015
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Publish Date: 06-04-2015
Pak-US joint scientific research program being reactivated - April 03, 2015
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Publish Date: 03-04-2015
NSLP Monitoring Team Visits ongoing Research Projects at Peshawar - March 30-31, 2015
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Publish Date: 30-03-2015
PSF, France Embassy explore Avenues of Cooperation in Science
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Publish Date: 27-03-2015
DDWP of MoST approves PSDP Projects of Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF)
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Publish Date: 27-03-2015
Prof. Dr. Ashraf will join British Alumni Association as Ambassador
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Publish Date: 27-03-2015
Tripartite accord soon to hold annual Invention to Innovation Summits
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Publish Date: 24-03-2015
3-days National Workshop on Digital Content Management at PASTIC National Center concluded
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Publish Date: 20-03-2015
Austrian Nobel Laureate visits Pakistan Science Foundation - March 19, 2015
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Publish Date: 18-03-2015
National Training Workshop on Digital Content Management - March 18, 2015
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Publish Date: 18-03-2015
PSF, UNESCO Heads meeting - March 17, 2015
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Publish Date: 17-03-2015
PSF weekly review meeting - March 16, 2015
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Publish Date: 12-03-2015
PSF, EU Discuss Road Map of Awareness on Innovation, Research Program - March 11, 2015
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Publish Date: 12-03-2015
4th Invention to Innovation Summit - 2015 on 4-5 March 2015 at University of Punjab, Lahore
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Publish Date: 05-03-2015
World Wildlife Day celebration at PMNH - 03-03-2015
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Publish Date: 02-03-2015
Federal Minister for S&T gives away certificates to the participants of IBSE Training at PSF
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Publish Date: 27-02-2015
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I., P.P.) joins PSF as Chairman
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Pakistan Science Foundation's Subsidiary Organizations

PASTIC
PASTIC is the premier organization for dissemination of Scientific and Technological Information to the Scientists, Researchers
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PMNH
Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) situated at Garden Avenue, Shakarparian, Islamabad was established in 1976
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Attention

Scientists, Technologists, Ph.D Scholars

Due to an overwhelming number of applications from scientists, technologists and Ph.D scholars, the funds allocated under the development project “Participation of Scientists and Technologists in International Science Conferences, Seminars, Workshops and Trainings Abroad (Phase-II)” have been exhausted and travel grant requests pertaining to the current financial year (2014-15) are not being considered for funding. Thus the requests pertaining to science conferences, workshops and training courses abroad scheduled to be held from 15th August 2015 onwards may be sent to the Foundation as per the eligibility criteria and guidelines for submission of requests, available on PSF website www.psf.gov.pk