Closing and Prize Giving Ceremony of ‘1st National Research Project Contest-2022’ Held
On 28 July 2022, the Closing and Prize Giving Ceremony of 1st National Research Project Contest-2022 was held at Bijoy Auditorium of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP). The contest was organized by BUP Research Society Club run by the Department of English under Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). The contest started on 22 July 2022 with the aim of encouraging the potential young minds to utilize their researching capabilities to represent Bangladesh globally and for innovating new knowledge that would contribute to the development of the country.
BUP Vice Chancellor Major General Md Mahbub-ul Alam, ndc, afwc, psc, MPhil, PhD graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and handed over prizes among the winners.
In the contest, 24 research teams from 11 renowned universities took part. These teams put forward their research paper on different topics. The topics were related to Gender and Culture Studies, Geopolitics and Human Rights, Green Technology and Blue Economy, Environment and Global Situation, Bangabandhu and Liberation War, Journalism, Media, and Film Studies. In the final round of the competition, the team from Department of Public Administration of BUP became champion, the team from Department of English of BUP became first runner-up, the team from BRAC University and Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University jointly became the second runners-up.
The Chief Guest at the beginning of his speech highlighted the importance of research in discovering new knowledge and disseminate those for the development of mankind. He thanked the concerned faculty and Research Society Club for organizing such a wonderful competition for the first time in Bangladesh. He congratulated the winning teams and all the participants of the competition and assured of holding bigger competition than this in future to inspire young researchers of Bangladesh. He also handed over prizes among the winners and took group photo with all your researchers who participated in the competition.
Among others, BUP Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Khondoker Mokaddem Hossain, Brigadier General Mohammad Shamsul Arefin, ndc, psc, Dean, FASS, BUP High Officials, BUP Research Society Moderator and Chairman of the Department of English Dr. Md. Mohoshin Reza, faculty members and students were present at the programme.