Department of Geography
The Saiyyid Hamid Senior Secondary School (Boys), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is observing ‘Swachchta Pakhwada’ fortnight with its teachers, students and non-teaching staff taking part in the cleanliness drive.
Major S M Mustafa (Retd), Principal of the school said that the cleanliness drive at the Saiyyid Hamid Senior Secondary School is aimed to spread ‘Swachhta’ awareness with students taking a leadership role in community led sanitation initiatives.
Professor Nizamuddin Khan associated with the Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University recently presented a paper and delivered a keynote address on ‘Water Resource: Planning and Challenges’ in an International Seminar cum Conference held at Mayfair College in Moradabad.
During the address, Prof Khan pointed out that since water is unevenly distributed, the change in water utilization pattern is leading to negative impact on society and natural environment.
The UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Aligarh Muslim University recently concluded a Subject Refresher Course in Languages (Arabic, Persian and Urdu) and a Special Winter School on Disaster Management.
Over 90 University and College teachers from various states including Assam, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh were enrolled for these three weeks courses.
Dr Mahvish Anjum, Post Doctorate Fellow, associated with the Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University recently attended the 33rd International Geographical Congress held in Beijing, China where she presented a paper titled, ‘Spatial Analysis on Occupational Health of Unorganised Sector Workers in Ambedkar nagar District, India.’
Professor Farasat Ali Siddiqui, Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University recently got three volumes of his book, ‘Population Dynamism and Resource Utilization’ published by the Academic Publications, New Delhi.
The three-volume book is on the scope of population dynamism and resource utilization in geography. The book attempts to give the readers a veritable kaleidoscope of studies in population and its nexus with resource utilization and development by applying a range of methodologies and techniques.
The Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University with a sponsorship of Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi is organizing a 10 days Workshop on Research Methodology in Social Science. The workshop will take place from November 14 to November 24.
Registered social science Phd students of various Indian universities and research institutes will be participating in the workshop.
Aligarh Muslim University’s Department of Geography Researcher, Dr Mohammad Muqeet Khan recently delivered a presentation on ‘Spatial Analysis of Market Infrastructural Facilities and Socio Economic Development in Rural India’ at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow, Russia.
Dr Khan was awarded ‘World Bank Sponsorship’ for participation in XVI International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development at HSE, Moscow.
Dr. Shahab Fazal, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University has been awarded Fulbright Fellowship by United States - India Education Foundation (USIEF). The fellowship is awarded under Environment Leadership Program for conducting research in USA.