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Welcome to IAAMS

The International Association of Ahmadi Muslim Scientists is an Association of Canadian Ahmadi Muslims engaged in the field of Science.

If you wish to find out more about the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community please visit  the official website of the community at www.alislam.org

 


4th Abdus Salam Science Fair

Insha Allah the 4th Abdus Salam Science Fair will be held on Saturday December 08, 2012 at the Tahir Hall, Maple Ontario.

Registration is now open!

Pleas visit The Science Fair Website for more information and to register.

 


 

3rd Abdus Salam Science Fair

Insha Allah the 3rd Abdus Salam Science Fair will be held on Saturday November 12, 2011 at the Tahir Hall near Baitul Islam Mosque, Maple.

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Science Fair Ideas and Resources



2nd Abdus Salam Science Fair

Saturday Nov 06, 2010 at Baitul Islam, Maple

By the grace of Allah the 2nd Abdus Salam Science Fair was successfully held on November 06, 2010. A total of 95 participants displayed 80 projects.

And the winners are!

Boys Grade 5 - 8

First: Anza Malick, Nayab Chatta and Musawar Bajwa
Second: Ghulam Ahmad
Third: Bilal Kahloon

Fourth: Kashif Daud, Fowad Daud
Fifth: Muneeb Bhatti, Salman
Sixth: Izaz Ahmad

Boys Grade 9 - 12

First: Raafay Shehzad
Second: Khizar Karim, Jariullah
Third: Sherjeel Rauf

Fourth: Shahrukh Rauf
Fifth: Shehmeer Amad, Zohaib Ahmad
Sixth: Falah Sadiq

Girls Grade 5 - 8

First: Nabeela Malik
Second: Areeg Bhalli, Aysha Anwar
Third: Aneeqa Malik

Fourth: Nehal Mubarak, Samrha Mangla, Mehwish Butt
Fifth: Danya Mahmood
Sixth: Nayeb Malik

Girls Grade 9 - 12

First: Wardah Nasir
Second: Saima Mirza
Third: Amber Purewal, Sabeeha Ahmad

Fourth: Asimah Mahmood
Fifth: Nadia Kausar
Sixth: Laraib Sehrish

Note: All magazine subscription winners are requested to send their complete home mailing address using the Contact Us form to receive the magazines at their homes.

Keep visiting www.iaams.ca for updates.

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Canadian Scientist Wins Nobel Prize in Physics

(picture courtesy CBC)

A scientist born in Amherst, N.S., is sharing the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work in developing the sensor that is widely used in digital cameras.

Willard S. Boyle will share the award with George E. Smith and Charles Kao for their "groundbreaking achievements" in physics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Tuesday. read more at CBC

 


January 4 - Sir Isaac Newton's Birthday

Sir Isaac Newton FRS (4 January 1643 – 31 March 1727 ) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist, and theologian who is perceived and considered by a substantial number of scholars and the general public as one of the most influential scientists in history.

His 1687 publication of the Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (usually called the Principia) is considered to be among the most influential books in the history of science, laying the groundwork for most of classical mechanics. In this work, Newton described universal gravitation and the three laws of motion which dominated the scientific view of the physical universe for the next three centuries.

Newton showed that the motions of objects on Earth and of celestial bodies are governed by the same set of natural laws by demonstrating the consistency between Kepler's laws of planetary motion and his theory of gravitation, thus removing the last doubts about heliocentrism and advancing the scientific revolution.

read more at Wikipedia
 

 


Science, poetry and prejudice

By Kunwar Idris
Sunday, 06 Dec, 2009 (courtesy dawn.com)

Abdus Salam’s 15th death anniversary went unnoticed recently. The 25th death anniversary of Waheed Murad that fell on the same day was celebrated with fanfare. They say nations which do not honour their great men cease to produce them.

Pakistan, for sure, has produced no scientist of Salam’s stature nor perhaps an actor of Waheed’s popularity. Whether it is serious research or playful acting, the national scene remains barren... 

read the complete article at dawn.com


Science Fair Pictures!

The 1st Abdus Salam Science Fair Pictures have now been added to our website, please visit the Gallery page to view the pictures...

If you want to remove any of the pictures or have a picture that we can show please email us at sciencefair@iaams.ca


Abdus Salam Science Fair Held...

By the grace of Allah the first Abdus Salam Science Fair was held on Sunday Nov 08, 2009 at the Baitul Islam Mosque. The Science Fair generated a lot of interest in the students and we received more than 100 registrations!

We would like to thank all the participants, visitors, judges and volunteers for supporting the event and we look forward to seeing you all next year...

...And the Winners are:

Abû Alî Sînâ Group: Girls grade 5 to 8

First Prize: Adeela Malik, Nabeela Malik and Aneeqa Malik
Second Prize: Nehal Mubarak and Sumrha Mangla
Third Prize: Kinza Mehmood, Raisham Shahzad and Tarim Farzana

Special Prizes:
Shabih Fatima and Mehvish Butt
Dur-e-Adan Ahmed
Aliya Zafar

Jâbir ibn Hayyân Group: Girls grade 9 to 12

First Prize: Quraul Ain Ahmed
Second Prize: Maryam Ahmad
Third Prize: Laraib Sehrish
 

Al-Khwarizmi Group: Boys grade 5 to 8

First Prize: Shahroze Rauf
Second Prize: Ghulam Ahmad, Muhsin Haque and Aleem Ahmad
Third Prize: Arslan Khokhar

Special Prizes:
Kashif Daud and Fawad Daud
Tehseen
Muzaffar Ahmad and Abdur Rehman Asif
Faran Usman

Ibn al-Haytham Group: Boys grade 9 to 12

First Prize: Sharjeel Rauf
Second Prize: Falah Sadiq
Third Prize: Sarmad Naveed and Ansar Daud

Special Prizes:
Shahrukh Rauf
Saba Sadiq
Sheraz, Talal and Khizar Karim


New Book on Dr. Abdus Salam

'More than a biography of a great scientist, this book provides a wider political and historical commentary. And while some of the details of Salam's physics may be incomprehensible to those without a background in the subject, the politics of the indian subcontinent, and the status of science in Islam, both past and present, makes this an important and enlightening read.' - New Scientist

Click here to read an extract of the book

'Fascinating and delightful. Although I knew Salam well, I learned much from this account. Salam's truly remarkable multi-faceted character is well mirrored here. The book is beautifully written, and handles many delicate political and personal issues with sensitivity and understanding. Very authoritative and insightful, giving a rounded picture of a very complex man.' - Tom Kibble, Imperial College London