ORIC arranges different research based activities to promote research culture and empower the research scholars by linking them with industry

  • RS & GIS - One Day Seminar

    One day seminar on RS/GIS held on November 12, 2015
  • Seminar on Programming Tools in GIS

    at Shanghai Open University, China
  • Video Conf. Lecture

    Collaboration with San Jose State University
  • 1st National Graduate Conference

    1st MULTIDISCIPLINARY NGC held on 15-16 MARCH, 2017

ORIC Objectives

• Establish and maintain a research culture at AIOU • Inculcate the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship among AIOU researchers, both faculty and student. • Improving integration of research and education at all levels of the university • Strengthening university-industry relationships. • Commercialize R & D performed at AIOU.

International Linkages

2nd National Graduate Conference 2018 – 28-29 August, 2018 AIOU, Islamabad

ORIC- Allama Iqbal Open University will be holding 2nd National Graduate Conference on 28-29 August 2018. Abstract submission is open till 31st July 2018 Please click the link for online submission of abstract   Objective: To provide the graduate student with a forum to share their research work and researchRead More

Seminar on ‘Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights’

Intellectual property is a generic term that refers to creations of the intellect i.e. minds. Just as tangible property is capable of being protected, intellectual property is also similarly protected. Intellectual property (IP) rights are often overlooked or disregarded simply because they are intangible. Lack of awareness is a keyRead More

Seminar on ‘Cyber Crimes and National Security’

The Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) organized a two hours seminar on “Cyber Crimes and National Security” on 28th February, 2018 in the Executive Conference Room No. 106, Academic Complex. Cybercrime is defined as crimes committed on the internet using the computer as either a tool or aRead More


FOCUS OF THE CONFERENCE This conference was planned for providing a platform to the research students and their mentors to share their work in progress as well as their completed yet un-published work. AIOU had already conducted twelve conferences and several seminars but all of them were discipline or fieldRead More

Seminar on “Using Literature Systematically as a Research Tool”

The Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) was organized a seminar on “Using Literature Systematically as a Research Tool ” on 17 January, 2017 at  Room 106, Academic Complex, AIOU. Resource Person: Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood, DoIM, University of the Punjab, Lahore. Photo Gallery:

Seminar on Effective Use of Turnitin Software

The Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) was entrusted the task to hold a one-hour seminar on “Effective use of  Turnitin software for plagiarism detection in research reports” which was scheduled on 30th November, 2016 at council Hall, AIOU. Keeping in view the Educators today battle a pervasive cultureRead More

One Day Seminar on Effective Time and Stress Management (August 31, 2016)

The Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) was organized a seminar on “Effective Time and Stress Management” on 24 August, 2016. The main purpose of this seminar was to highlight the most frequent concerns and complaints of people that they don’t have enough time to do what they wantRead More

Seminar on Management Skills for Professionals

Seminar on “Management Skills for Professionals” The seminar was held on December 29, 2015 at the Academic Complex, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad. The participants were charged Rs. 2000 (other than AIOU employees) with 50% discount for the students and this was for the first time in the history ofRead More

ORIC Office Inauguration

One-day Seminar on GIS & Remote Sensing

ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2015 FROM 09:00 AM TO 1:00 PM AT MAIN AUDITORIUM, AIOU, ISLAMABAD. This seminar intends to give an opportunity to the students with background in diverse fields like engineering, environmental sciences, agriculture, forestry & IT to apply geospatial tools in their respective fields. In emerging technologyRead More