Majid, Abdul

Abdul Majid

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Professor Abdul Majidï¾  did hisï¾  M.Sc &ï¾  M. Phil inï¾  Molecular Biology from Quaid-i- Azam University , Islamabadï¾  andï¾  M.A Islamic Studies from University of Peshawar , Peshawar.ï¾  He has wonï¾  CTNSï¾ ï¾  Science-Religion Award 2001 on his course Islam and Science on evolution and Creationï¾  andï¾  also developmentï¾  course award on the same course in 2002. Prof. Majid also won eightï¾  presidentialï¾  Seerat awardsï¾  on his research articles from 1986 to 2009ï¾  . He has attended many national and international conferences on religion and science esp. fourï¾  Internationalï¾  conferences organized by Metanexus Institute in Philadelphia , PA .He is an Associate Editor ofï¾  the journal of HSSRDï¾– Science- Religionï¾  Dialogue. Heï¾  has many published articles both in Urdu and English toï¾  hisï¾  credit on different aspects of religion and science. Authors of threeï¾  books in Urduï¾  & co-translator of Dr. John Haughtï¾’s booksï¾  Science & Religion : From Conflict to conversation;ï¾  ï¾ ï¾ & Is Nature Enough: Meaning & Truthï¾  in ï¾ the Age of Science from English into Urdu. Professor Majid is the founder chairperson of HSSRD (www.hssrd.org) .The Society has the honor to be the first society that has won three consecutive supplemental grant awardsï¾ ï¾  from Metanexus Institute under Local Society Initiativeï¾  Programï¾  for its creative programsï¾ ï¾  for the promotion of science-religion dialogue in Pakistan. Recentlyï¾  he along with his other colleaguesï¾  has founded Society for interaction of Religion , Science and Technology-SIRST- (www.sirst.org ) Pakistan forï¾  promotion ofï¾  the nobleï¾  cause of Science-Religion Discourseï¾  and Interfaith Harmony.

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