The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) of GCUF organized a ceremony today December 17, 2015 at GCU Faisalabad campus to decorate its excellent researchers with cash awards. Prof Dr Muhammad Ali (Tamgha e Imtiaz) was the Chief Guest at this event. Dr. Muhammad Ibrahim (Manager-Research Operations) of GCUF introduced the audience with research awards and the need of research and development activities at the campus. Dr. Khalid Mahmood Zia (Director-ORIC) presented the research statistics of GCU Faisalabd during 2014 and he also shared the overall research and publication scenario of GCUF from its establishment till date. The Vice Chancellor, Prof Muhammad Ali shared his research vision with the faculty members. He talked about various steps taken during his tenure to promote research and publications at the campus. Research Support Program, Research Awards, Excellence in Teaching Awards and Business Incubation Centre are some of those initiatives. Researchers, who published in impact factor journals during 2014 were given cash awards. Prof Dr. Muhammad Zuber (Dean Science & Technology), Prof. Dr. Humayun Abbas (Dean Islamic & Oriental Learning), Prof. Dr. Farhat Abbas (Dean Engineering) and Prof. Dr. Nasir Amin (Director Quality Enhancement) were also resent at this even.