The closing and prize giving ceremony of 1st National Research Project Contest-2022 was held at Bijoy Auditorium of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) on Thursday.
The contest was organised by BUP Research Society Club run by the Department of English under Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS).
BUP Vice-Chancellor Major General Md Mahbub-ul Alam graced the event as the chief guest and handed over prizes among the winners.
Among others, BUP Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Khondoker Mokaddem Hossain, Dean of FASS Brigadier General Mohammad Shamsul Arefin, Research Society Moderator and Chairman of the Department of English Dr Md Mohoshin Reza, high officials of BUP, faculty members and students were present on the occasion.
In the contest, 24 research teams from 11 renowned universities took part. These teams put forward their research paper on different topics. The topics were related to Gender and Culture Studies, Geopolitics and Human Rights, Green Technology and Blue Economy, Environment and Global Situation, Bangabandhu and Liberation War, Journalism, Media, and Film Studies.
In the final round of the competition, the team from Department of Public Administration of BUP became champion, the team from Department of English of BUP became first runner-up, the team from BRAC University and Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University jointly became the second runners-up.