News & Events

Aug 30, 2021

Call for Proposals: Connect2Recover Research Competition

For details please visit: https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Pages/connect2recover/research-competition/default.aspx


Aug 16, 2021

Chinese Economic Development Model and CPEC

To understand the dynamics of Chinese Economic Development Model and how CPEC will affect the socio-economic dynamics of Pakistan, Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) Department of Virtual University of Pakistan has organized this Webinar on 25th August 2021 at Virtual University&rsquos Head Office. The resource person, ....


Apr 20, 2021

Grand Challenge Fund (GCF)

Please visit HEC website: https://www.hec.gov.pk/site/GCF


Apr 20, 2021

FREE ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING

REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN Apply Today @ https://pk-train.ideagist.com/join


Apr 07, 2021

A Conference on "MONITORING AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF INSECT VECTORS AND HUMAN DISEASES"

For online registration: SESSION 1 (PAKISTAN): 10:00 - 14:00 PST https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WIsEGn1YQ7-OqvFFdB9Awg SESSION 2 (INTERNATIONAL): 09:00 - 13:00 LONDON https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_E5i9oIsOSeOWhx1zUm2Png BREAKOUT ROOM -SOCIO-ECONOMIC & POLICY LANDSCAPE: ....


Apr 06, 2021

International Conference on "Sustainable Agriculture"

2nd International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture: Food Security under changing climate


Apr 02, 2021

HEC Post- Doctoral Fellowships programme

For Online Application : https://research.hec.gov.pk/ Please visit http://www.hec.gov.pk/site/postdoc for more information.


Mar 29, 2021

Undergraduate Semester Exchange Program

Undergraduate Semester Exchange Program for Pakistan The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) is pleased to announce the 2022 Undergraduate Semester Exchange Program for Pakistan.The program is intended to promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of Pakistan. Application Deadl....


Mar 24, 2021

National Research Programme for Universities (NRPU)

Call for proposal for National Research Program for Universities (2021-2022) is now open. Applications can be submitted through online portal research.hec.gov.pk after 1.4.2021. Last date for submission of Full Project Proposal (FPP) is 30.04.2021 (11.59 PM Pakistan Standard Time)


Mar 19, 2021

Applications for the Second Batch of Walee Campus Ambassador Program are Now open.

Applications for the Second Batch of Walee Campus Ambassador Program are NOW OPEN Apply here: https://forms.gle/qR1K2SAc6gQ8gF5U9 The Walee Campus Ambassador Program (WCAP) is a uniuque opportunity for university students to gain practical experience and learn in-demand skills to become job-ready Eligibility You should currently be e....


Mar 15, 2021

US-State Funded Scholarships

Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) Virtual University of Pakistan organized a one day zoom Webinar on 4th February 2021 at 11:00 AM titled: US State-Funded Scholarships (USEFP) Ms. Sumayya Tariq, Education adviser, Public Diplomacy Section U.S. Department of State, talked about state-funded scholarships whi....


Oct 09, 2020

Call for Proposals

34th KIA Award Call for Participation


Oct 09, 2020

PSF- TÜBITAK Joint Funding Program Call for Proposals (CFP)

Specific Research Priority Areas : ? Energy Storage ? Biomedical equipment and Technologies ? Food processing and Technology


Mar 12, 2020

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship 2020

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are offered for citizens of certain developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the aim of contributing to the UK&rsquos international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher educ....


Mar 12, 2020

Fulbright-HEC PhD Scholarships 2021

The deadline to apply Fulbright MS and PhD scholarships is May 13, 2020 which is funded by the Government of Pakistan and managed by the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) under Fulbright policies and regulations. Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad is arranging a video conference session with your university throu....


Mar 12, 2020

Research Internship (Fellowship)

*Want to do Research Internship (Fellowship) in USA? in 2020? University of California offers Olive Fellowship Program 2020 in USA - Fully Funded is open for World Wide Students.* *Website Link:* https://scholarships365.info/uc-berkeley-olive-fellowship-program-in-usa-2020-fully-funded *Offers:* Fully Funded Coverage *Eligibility:* Undergr....


Mar 03, 2020

Call for abstracts: 6th International Water Conference (6th IWC 2020) on “Circle of Blue; Water for Life & Sur....

Riphah Institute of Public Policy, Riphah International University in collaboration with PIDE and PCRWR is organizing 6th International Water Conference (6th IWC 2020) on &ldquoCircle of Blue Water for Life & Survival&rdquo from 21-23 April 2020 at Islamabad. The aim of 6th IWC-2020 is to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers a....


Mar 02, 2020

HEC Indigenous 5000 Scholarship Phase-II Batch-VI

HEC announces Indigenous Scholarship for PhD students. Applications are invited from outstanding Pakistani/AJK nationals who intend to complete PhD from Pakistani Higher Education Commission HEC Recognised Universities/Degree Awarding Institutions (DAIs). Last date to apply HEC indigenous scholarship is March 28, 2020.


Mar 02, 2020

CALL FOR PROPOSALS UNDER SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION (STI) POLICY RESEARCH INITIATIVE OF PCST

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology under its &ldquoScience, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy Research Initiative&rdquo invites research proposals from scientists/ technologists/ engineers to boost research on the issues concerning science, technology and innovation (STI) policy in the country, and to build a network of STI policy res....


Nov 28, 2019

Project Formulation Workshop

ORIC-VU, in collaboration with Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) has organized two days hands-on training workshop titling How to Write and Win Research Projects on November 13 and 14, 2019, at Lawrence Road Office, Virtual University of Pakistan. Specialized trainers Prof. Dr. Shafiq ur Rehman, Pro Vice Chancellor in Kohat University of Science an....


Nov 28, 2019

Seminars on Entrepreneurship Conducted in Seven Different Cities

Virtual University of Pakistan in collaboration with small and medium enterprises development authority (SMEDA) successfully completed its first and second round of organizing entrepreneurial and innovation seminars in seven different cities of Pakistan with the theme &ldquoEntrepreneurship as Viable Career Option&rdquo. Cities included Islamabad, ....


Nov 22, 2019

Seminar on" Entrepreneurship as Career Option” Conducted by ORIC with Collaboration of SMEDA at VU Rawalpindi ....

Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization at Virtual University of Pakistan in collaboration with Small & Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) organized an awareness seminar on the topic of "Entrepreneurship as a Viable Career Option" on November 18, 2019 at Rawalpindi Campus. The event started with Tilawat e Quar....


Oct 18, 2019

Seminar on" Entrepreneurship as Career Option” Conducted by ORIC with Collaboration of SMEDA at VU Multan Camp....

Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) at Virtual University of Pakistan with SMEDA (Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority) has jointly host a session on &ldquoEntrepreneurship as Viable Career Option&rdquo in regional campus Multan on October 08, 2019. A huge number of knowledge seekers have attended and apprecia....


Oct 10, 2019

Seminar on" Entrepreneurship as Career Option” Conducted by ORIC with Collaboration of SMEDA at VU Gujranwala ....

A seminar on &ldquoEntrepreneur as Career Option&rdquo was held at Virtual University, Gujranwala Campus conducted by Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) with the collaboration of SMEDA on 27th September, 2019. Large number of student participated and shown keen interest in the seminar. The seminar was started by Campus Man....


Oct 02, 2019

Seminar on" Entrepreneurship as Career Option “Conducted by ORIC with Collaboration of SMEDA at VU Faisalabad ....

Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) with the collaboration of SMEDA has successfully conducted a seminar on the topic "Entrepreneurship as a Viable Career Option" to on September 25, 2019, to promote entrepreneurial spirit among the students at VU Campus Faisalabad. The resource person was Mr. Muhammad Farooq Jamal ....


Sep 27, 2019

Inauguration of ORIC Website

It is a pleasure to share with you on the behalf of Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) that ORIC website has been inaugurated by Mr. Naeem Tariq, Rector Virtual University of Pakistan on September 24, 2019 at Head Office. Following is the link of website http://oric.vu.edu.pk/ . ORIC website has been designed to show-case t....


Sep 24, 2019

Certificate and Prize Distribution Ceremony of Research Productivity Award (RPA) 2018

Certificate and Prize Distribution Ceremony of Research Productivity Award (RPA) 2018 was held at Virtual University of Pakistan Head Office on July 11, 2019. Mr. Naeem Tariq, Rector Virtual university of Pakistan was the Chief Guest of the ceremony. The ceremony was attended by Principal Officers, Head of the Departments and large number of facult....


Aug 23, 2019

Official Visits of Universities’ ORICs & Organizations

Team of Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) at Virtual University of Pakistan visited ORICs of other Universities who are successfully running their ORICs to explore their functions and working. Further some other organization was also visited for collaborations and linkages development. Brief of all visits are given below.....


Jul 09, 2019

ORIC Organized 3rd Session on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) organized its 3rd session on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on February 08, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at its Lawrence Road Office. The guest speaker of the session was Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University),....


Jul 05, 2019

ORIC Distributed Certificates of Participation & Recognition

Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) organized a certificate distribution ceremony at Lawrence Road Campus, Virtual University of Pakistan on April 29, 2019 at 2:30 PM. The participants of workshops on &ldquoR-Language&rdquo and &ldquoAdvanced SPSS&rdquo were awarded with Certificate of Participation by Prof. Dr. Abdul Majid....


Jul 05, 2019

Inclusion of Virtual University of Pakistan as a Distance Education Chapter in AMDIP

Mr. Naeem Tariq, Rector Virtual University of Pakistan and Dr. Syed Salman Hassan, Deputy Director ORIC attended the Annual Meeting of Association of Management Development Institutions in Pakistan (AMDIP), held at Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore on April 15, 2019. Due to efforts of ORIC, Virtual University of Pakistan is now a part of AMDIP and VU....