The Ministry of Science, Research and Technology has held a webinar in which the university chancellors and heads of research institutes throughout the country have taken part. In this nationwide video conference, which was held on Sunday, 12 April 2020, mechanisms to achieve educational and research goals and the need to plan for them were discussed under the prevailing conditions of prevention, control, and fight against the coronavirus.
The IASBS President, Prof Babak Karimi, talked about the steps taken in this connection that include holding 95% of the classes online and emphasized the need to plan for vivas to be held virtually. He said using the University’s special revenues, a 3-month 1.8 GB Internet package had been allocated to each student. The IASBS President also talked about plans to hold workshops during the summer that would include working in laboratories.
The chancellors of Sharif University of Technology, Semnaan University, and Bu Ali Sinaa (Avicenna) University also gave performance reports during the webinar.
For more information on the virtual meeting, please go to the relevant news link on the Science Ministry’s website.
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