SMVDU Katra, 09th Oct. 2018. Dr. Narendra K. Bairwa, faculty member, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra attended the national workshop (Sept.-Oct. 2018) on “Research based Pedagogical Tools (RBPT)” organised by the Centre of Excellence in Science & Mathematics Education (COESME), Indian Institute of Science Education Research (IISER), Pune and supported by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), GoI, and British Council. Dr. Bairwa, a Ramalingaswami fellow, also got a chance to present his research through paper presentation. Notably, a team from Sheffield Hallam university, UK conducted the sessions during the workshop that aimed at orienting the science teachers at undergraduate and postgraduate level to learn research based pedagogical tools while incorporating them in teaching methodology. The faculty member thanked the administration particularly, Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU for providing him with this opportunity to help focus in educating and improve teaching quality.