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PU CAMB organizes workshop on AI
PU CAMB organizes workshop on AI

LAHORE: (Tuesday, February 20, 2024): Punjab University Center for Applied Molecular Biology (CAMB) a workshop on ‘Ethical use of AI Tools in Academic Writings - A Hands-on Workshop’. This event has emerged as a critical milestone in the academic and research community's journey towards integrating Artificial Intelligence into scholarly research and publication, attracting 55 on-site and 15 virtual participants including faculty member’s intent on incorporating AI technologies into their academic practices On this occasion, CAMB Director Prof Dr Rehan Sadiq Shaikh, Coordinator CAMB’s Creative Club Dr Muhamamd Usman Ghani, faculty members, researchers and students were present. In this address, Prof Dr Rehan Sadiq highlighted the workshop's pivotal role in setting new standards of academic excellence and innovation within the life science community. He said that the feedback from participants has propelled CAMB to consider organizing future events that further delve into the confluence of technology and academia, reinforcing the institution's commitment to pioneering in the field. Dr Muhammad Usman Ghani welcomed the participants and lauded the efforts of President of the Creative Club Aqsa Ashraf and Vice President Asif Muneer, whose dedication ensured a seamless and productive experience for all attendees. The Participants were immersed in a comprehensive program covering the use of AI tools for navigating ethical considerations in paper writing, conducting efficient literature searches via platforms like, performing in-depth manuscript analysis with SciSpace, managing references with Zotero, visualizing literature with Litmaps, drafting and editing manuscripts using Paperpal and selecting appropriate journals with JANE. This curriculum was designed to equip researchers, doctoral candidates and academics with the essential skills to adeptly navigate the AI-enhanced landscape of academic research, emphasizing both integrity and efficiency.