The Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS, Nagpur had organized the workshop on “Techniques in Scientific Writing” at the Department of Pharmacology on 07. 08.2021. Forty-five participants, including senior and junior faculties and clinicians of AIIMS and postgraduates of GMC & IGGMC, Nagpur, attended the workshop. Maj. Gen. Dr Vibha Dutta, SM, the Director, AIIMS, Nagpur, was the chief guest for the inaugural function & shared her words of wisdom highlighting the importance of publications in present era. She has emphasized the role of research in academic institutions. Madam is a constant source of inspiration and supported wholeheartedly for organizing this workshop. Dr G.N. Dakhale, Organizing Chairperson, gave the introductory speech and Dr Anant Khot, Organizing Secretary, proposed the vote of thanks.
Dr G.N Dakhale, Dean (Examination), Dr MrunalPhatak, Dean (Academics), Dr P. Deshmukh, Dean (Research), Dr S. P. Dubhashi,Dean (Student Welfare), Dr Chaitali Chindhalore & Dr Kalaiselvi were the resource persons.
The participants were enlightened on various topics like writing a scientific protocol for a clinical trial, writing and publishing a scientific paper, writing for a research grant, ethics in research publications, and utilizing“Mendeley- A reference manager software” in research. All sessions were followed by group activity. Overwhelming positive feedback was received from all the participants. They opined that they would be happy to attend such workshops in future also. Dr Sneha Gajbhiye acted as master of ceremony, Dr Ashish Gupta as treasurer. All the departmental colleagues have put lots of effort to make this event a grand success.