The Pakistan Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with Department of Biotechnology Quaid-I-Azam University, has been actively engaged in raising awareness and promoting education on Dual Use related concepts in life sciences specifically the emerging disciplines like Biotechnology. Several activities have been initiated to raise the knowledge among the life scientists about bioethics and  responsible science conduct. These activities were conducted under the project 'Survey and  Awareness of Dual Use Education in Pakistan' funded by Inter Academy Panel. The activities included a survey to assess knowledge and awareness about dual use concepts in educators of life sciences disciplines, capacity building through incorporation of dual use education in the curriculum taught at the Department of Biotechnology, Quaid-I-Azam University and several interactive workshops on raising awareness about this concept.

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