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 01-03, 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 thirty (30) research scholars/ students from Quaid e Azam University attended
the training workshop.
IBM 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 and its importance for the research, to identify how to analyze and
interpret data professionally.
Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation, Prof. Dr. Shahid Mahmood Baig, (S. I) attended the closing
session as Chief Guest and delivered his closing speech. During his closing remarks, he appreciated the
PASTIC’s role for support and promotion of research through its various activities.
Director General PASTIC Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram Shaikh also attended the closing session as Guest
of Honor. He briefly introduced the different PASTIC services and explained the objective to organize
such training workshops.
At the end of the session, Chief Guest, Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation, Prof. Dr. Shahid
Mahmood Baig (S. I) and Guest of Honor, Director General, PASTIC Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram Shaikh
distributed the training certificates amongst the participants.