Op-Eds by Professor Zaman

Listen to the good ones (Express Tribune, September 26, 2016)

University Beauty Pageant (Express Tribune, September 19, 2016)

Eid: reflection and resolution (Express Tribune, September 12, 2016)

Science, soaps and safety (Express Tribune, September 5, 2016)

The integrators (Express Tribune, August 29, 2016)

Today and tomorrow of our children (Express Tribune, August 22, 2016)

Time to reflect (Express Tribune, August 15, 2016)

Not another 50 years (Express Tribune, August 8, 2016)

The road to education (Express Tribune, August 1, 2016)

The pineapple cannery (Express Tribune, July 25, 2016)

No country for poor women (Express Tribune, July 19, 2016)

Being our own Edhi (Express Tribune, July 11, 2016)

Bring government to classrooms (Express Tribune, July 5, 2016)

High walls, low safety (Express Tribune, June 27, 2016)

Public service university (Express Tribune, June 20, 2016)

Misogyny: parliamentary endorsement (Express Tribune, June 13, 2016)

Dreams of My Muslim Son (New York Times, June 11, 2016)

Seeking and embracing truth (Express Tribune, June 6, 2016)

The silent state (Express Tribune, May 30, 2016)

Education – the values gap (Express Tribune, May 23, 2016)

How good are we? (Express Tribune, May 16, 2016)

The lost dreams (Express Tribune, May 9, 2016)

The image phobia (Express Tribune, May 2, 2016)

History: a missed opportunity (Express Tribune, April 25, 2016)

Reforming medical education (Express Tribune, April 18, 2016)

No time for the poor (Express Tribune, April 11, 2016)

Making citizens (Express Tribune, April 4, 2016)

Action and inaction (Express Tribune, March 28, 2016)

A science mela for everyone (Express Tribune, March 21, 2016)

Diaspora: more than the remittances (Express Tribune, March 14, 2016)

Don’t blame the healer (Express Tribune, March 6, 2016)

The HEC ranking trap (Express Tribune, February 29, 2016)

Gender, politics and science (Express Tribune, February 22, 2016)

Prediction, precision & passionate pursuit (Express Tribune, February 15, 2016)

Reforming the admissions system (Express Tribune, February 8, 2016)

Classroom: no place for guns! (Express Tribune, February 2, 2016)

Educating the parents (Express Tribune, January 25, 2016)

The lost books (Express Tribune, January 18, 2016)

Hazardous hospitals (Express Tribune, January 11, 2016)

Shaukat Khanum in Peshawar – rising above politics (Express Tribune, January 4, 2016)

Academia at the altar of convenience (Express Tribune, December 28, 2015)

Heavy burden on teachers (Express Tribune, December 21, 2015)

The liability of higher education (Express Tribune, December 14, 2015)

The difference between knowledge and information (Express Tribune, December 7, 2015)

The grand research experiment (Express Tribune, November 30, 2015)

The disconnected university (Express Tribune, November 23, 2015)

Students: pioneers of social change (Express Tribune, November 16, 2015)

Identify, innovate and inspire (Express Tribune, November 9, 2015)

Deep misogyny on full display (Express Tribune, November 2, 2015)

Science beyond the heat (Express Tribune, October 26, 2015)

The cornerstones (Express Tribune, October 20, 2015)

Of Nobel, tradition and rigour (Express Tribune, October 12, 2015)

Good news from Khyber-Pakhtunkwha (Express Tribune, October 5, 2015)

Our own fatalism (Express Tribune, September 28, 2015)

Standing for all (Express Tribune, September 21, 2015)

Unhealthy humour (Express Tribune, September 14, 2015)

Can we do more? (Express Tribune, September 8, 2015)

Designed for Robots (Express Tribune, September 1, 2015)

Recognising our role models (Express Tribune, August 25, 2015)

Safe space for creativity (Express Tribune, August 18, 2015)

Elusive Ethics (Express Tribune, August 11, 2015)

Consensus on cheating (Express Tribune, August 3, 2015)

Easy, fast and convenient (Express Tribune, July 28, 2015)

All our children (Express Tribune, July 21, 2015)

The Art of Science (Express Tribune, July 14, 2015)

What are our own development goals? (Express Tribune, July 7, 2015)

Poverty of imagination (Express Tribune, June 30, 2015)

Father’s day: Courage or convenience? (Express Tribune, June 23, 2015)

Myopic Innovation (Express Tribune, June 16, 2015)

Big dreams university (Express Tribune, June 9, 2015)

Favourite sons (Express Tribune, June 2, 2015)

Scientists & entrepreneurs (Express Tribune, May 26, 2015)

Plenty of time (Express Tribune, May 19, 2015)

Not quite a Mother’s Day (Express Tribune, May 12, 2015)

The missing genre (Express Tribune, May 5, 2015)

Needed: space upstairs (Express Tribune, April 28, 2015)

Apathy and incompetence (Express Tribune, April 21, 2015)

Knowledge & inconvenience (Express Tribune, April 14, 2015)

The lights must stay on (Express Tribune, April 6, 2015)

Who owns quality? (Express Tribune, March 31, 2015)

Where are we Marching to? (Express Tribune, March 24, 2015)

The university: obligation or transaction? (Express Tribune, March 17, 2015)

Investing in the pleasures of discovery (Express Tribune, March 10, 2015)

Drugs, data and deaths (Express Tribune, March 3, 2015)

Heritage and legacy (Express Tribune, February 24, 2015)

Can we create a Pakistani model? (Express Tribune, February 17, 2015)

Where are the mentors? (Express Tribune, February 10, 2015)

Metastasis of social tumours (Express Tribune, February 3, 2015)

Mental health: Dare to think (Express Tribune, January 27, 2015)

Appetite for wonder (Express Tribune, January 20, 2015)

Directed evolution of reason (Express Tribune, January 6, 2015)

Bridging the gulf of distrust (Express Tribune, December 30, 2014)

Don’t give up on the future (Express Tribune, December 23, 2014)

Detours and true callings (Express Tribune, December 16, 2014)

Engineers, doctors, and… teachers? (Express Tribune, December 13, 2014)

The health of our values (Express Tribune, December 9, 2014)

Our Africa problem (Express Tribune, December 5, 2014)

Humans, not statistics (Express Tribune, December 2, 2014)

Our problem, too (Express Tribune, November 24, 2014)

Saved by the youth (Express Tribune, November 18, 2014)

Stand up, universities (Express Tribune, November 11, 2014)

Misogyny and humour (Express Tribune, November 4, 2014)

Whitlam’s legacy (Express Tribune, October 28, 2014)

Registry, health system and Ebola (Express Tribune, October 21, 2014)

Erecting more barriers for the qualified (Express Tribune, October 14, 2014)

Rendezvous with the Red (Express Tribune, September 30, 2014)

Intolerance: Individuals or institutions? (Express Tribune, September 25, 2014)

Wanted in dharna, not in decisions (Express Tribune, September 16, 2014)

Success on either side (Express Tribune, September 9, 2014)

Two-fold loss (Express Tribune, September 5, 2014)

The other Pakistan (Express Tribune, August 28, 2014)

March of microcosm (Express Tribune, August 19, 2014)

Drivers of change (Express Tribune, August 12, 2014)

Seeding health equity (Express Tribune, August 5, 2014)

Impact and its social determinants (Express Tribune, July 28, 2014)

Beyond dried milk and biscuits (Express Tribune, July 22, 2014)

Where is the data? (Express Tribune, July 15, 2014)

Cultivating better teachers (Express Tribune, July 8, 2014)

Signal and noise (Express Tribune, July 1, 2014)

Health of the IDPs (Express Tribune, June 24, 2014)

Budget, HEC and system building (Express Tribune, June 17, 2014)

Save our hospitals (Express Tribune, June 10, 2014)

Healthier neighbours (Express Tribune, June 3, 2014)

Resistance of a different kind (Express Tribune, May 27, 2014)

Look at the bigger picture (Express Tribune, May 20, 2014)

Preparing for the next one (Express Tribune, May 13, 2014)

Choked highway to innovation (Express Tribune, May 5, 2014)

Research in confined spaces (Express Tribune, April 29, 2014)

Letter to the new HEC chairperson (Express Tribune, April 21, 2014)

A more perfect (student) union (Express Tribune, April 16, 2014)

The high price of low quality (Express Tribune, April 8, 2014)

Restructuring higher education (Express Tribune, April 1, 2014)

Frugal Innovation (Express Tribune, March 24, 2014)

Leaky band-aids (Express Tribune, March 17, 2014)

If only we cared (Express Tribune, March 11, 2014)

Philanthropy, innovation and public health (Express Tribune, March 3, 2014)

Making academia attractive (Express Tribune, February 25, 2014)

Reaching out with science (Express Tribune, February 18, 2014)

Simpler solutions (Express Tribune, February 11, 2014)

Who advises the PM? (Express Tribune, February 4, 2014)

Women, higher education and leadership (Express Tribune, January 27, 2014)

Higher Education, Global Health and the Middle East: An Opportunity for Global Leadership (Huffington Post, January 03, 2014).

What happened to higher education? (Express Tribune, December 18, 2013)

Ethiopian longhorns and our curriculum (Express Tribune, November 16, 2013)

Of water cars and earwax (Express Tribune, November 4, 2013)

Curriculum and Creativity (Express Tribune, October 13, 2013).

Malala and the case for Higher Education (Huffington Post, October 14, 2013).

SEEDing sustainability beyond the Millennium Development Goals (Huffington Post, July 15, 2013).

Of Means and Vehicles (Express Tribune, June 26, 2013).

KP’s Education Test (Express Tribune, June 1, 2013)

Helping students navigate a gulf between motivation and inaction. Defeatdd.org;  Program for Appropriate Technologies for Health Blog Site, (June 4, 2013)

Old diseases, old problems (Express Tribune, May 23, 2013)

Let the debates begin (Express Tribune, April 4, 2013)

Utilization and Performance. (Saving Lives at Birth, USAID, Gates, UK Aid, GCC and Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Consortium). May 6, 2013.

Debating Education Policy (Express Tribune, March 02, 2013)

Student Source the Grand Challenges (Huffington Post, Feb 1, 2013)

Talk is Cheap: Solving Global Mental Health Challenges with a Cell Phone (Huffington Post, Jan 26, 2013)

Selling Toxicity (Express Tribune, December 31, 2012)

Chasing after O and A levels (Express Tribune, December 27, 2012)

Coughing up death in Lahore (Express Tribune, November 27, 2012)

Online learning in Pakistan (Express Tribune, November 16, 2012).

A rallying cry for development (Express Tribune, October 7, 2012).

Contamination of intellect and medicines (Express Tribune, October 3, 2012).

Closing the capacity gap to save lives at birth. (Huffington Post, September 24, 2012)

Saving the most vulnerable lives (Express Tribune, September 17, 2012).

Engaging Engineers to Save Lives at Birth (Huffington Post, July 23, 2012).

Can we say never again? (Express Tribune, July 02, 2012)

Science for the people (Express Tribune, June 25, 2012)

Higher Ed Online: Curriculum, Context and the Culture of Innovation (Huffington Post, June 7, 2012).

Innovations in higher education teaching. (Express Tribune, June 04, 2012).

Of Jim Yong Kim, Innovation and the World Bank (Huffington Post, March 25, 2012).

Make Development Part of the Equation (Huffington Post, March 02, 2012).

Ranking the state of higher education (Express Tribune, Feb 26, 2012).

The value of quality control (Express Tribune, Feb 14, 2012).

Of elections and education (Express Tribune, Feb 02, 2012).

Engineering a healthy tomorrow for the poorest billion (Huffington Post, Feb 01, 2012).

Life-losing drugs (Huffington Post, Jan 24, 2012).

Of substandard drugs (Express Tribune, Jan 23, 2012).

Why choose between bio and comp sci? (Express Tribune, Jan 17, 2012).

Doctors, meet engineers. (Express Tribune, Jan 4, 2012).