Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC) is a premier organization in the
country for collection and dissemination of scientific & technological information for catering the
information needs of scientists, researchers, academicians, industrialists, entrepreneurs, planners, and
policy makers, etc.
PASTIC organized three days training workshop on “Research Tools and Techniques (SPSS)” held from
June 28-30, 2022 at I.T lab of PASTIC National Centre, Islamabad. Objective to organize this workshop
was to enhance the research capabilities of research scholars and students. Mr. Muhammad Usman was
the Resource Person and nineteen (19) research scholars/ students from Quaid e Azam University,
Rawalpindi Medical College, Riphah International University and Wuhan Institute of Virology, China
attended the training workshop.
SPSS Statistics is the world’s leading statistical software. It enables you to quickly dig deeper into your
data, making it a much more effective tool than spreadsheets, databases or standard multi-dimensional
tools for analysis. SPSS Statistics excels at making sense of complex patterns and associations— enabling
users to draw conclusions and make predictions professionally.
At the end of the training workshop, participants were equipped to have basic knowledge regarding
significance of statistical software, its importance for the research, and to identify how to analyze and
interpret data professionally.
Director General PASTIC Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram Shaikh attended the closing session as Chief Guest.
He briefly introduced the different PASTIC services and explained the objective to organize such training
workshops. At the end of the session, Chief Guest, Director General, PASTIC Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram
Shaikh distributed the training certificates amongst the participants.
Group photo of the research scholars/students of SPSS training workshop with Director General PASTIC,
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram Shaikh.