Theses/Dissertations from 2013

Exploring the differences in biology achievements of secondary school students across school systems and gender in Chitral, Rukhsana Ahmad

Determinents of the parents' choice in selection of private school for their children in District Hunza Nagar of Gilgit-Baltistan, Sajjad Ahmed

Exploring the differences in chemistry achievements of secondary school students across school system and gender in Quetta, Pakistan, Muhammad Alamgeer

Helping an ELT teacher in assessing students' speaking skills: An action research, Qurban Ali

Experiences of district management and school staff regarding newly introduced teacher performance assessment system in Government Schools of Ghizer, Gilgit-Baltistan, Sadia Bano

A randomised controlled trial comparing the effect of adjuvant intrathecal 2MG midazolam to 20-micrograms fentanyl on post-operative pain for patients undergoing lower limb orthopaedic surgery under spinal anaesthesia, Francis Otieno Codero

Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in an ethnic African urban obstetric population in an equatorial city hospital, Raj Hasmukh Dodia

Prevalence of acute kidney injury using urine neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin as an early biomarker in neonates with perinatal asphyxia, Farida Essajee

The use of portfolio in assessing students’ English writing skills, Mariam Farooq

Narratives of personal and professional identity construction of teachers of English in the multilingual context of Karachi, Pakistan, Meenaz Shams Hashwani

Understanding the use of formative assessment to develop conceptual understanding of grade 6 science students, Gul-e- Hina

A process approach in improving grade VIII students' writing skills in a government school of District Kech Turbat, Abid Hussain

Effective leadership practices of a government secondary school head teacher in the rural context of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), Muhammad Issa

Implementing indirect error correction strategy to enhance grade 8 ESL learners' written compositions, Ferkhanda Jabeen

Effect of mobile phone short message service on adherence rates to antihypertensives at the Family Medicine Clinic, Barbara Karau

Exploring a private educational organisation's response to Education in Emergencies (EiEs) in the context of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan, Ayub Khan

Prevalence and factors associated with depression among patients with epilepsy in a Kenyan tertiary care hospital, Nduku Kiko

Early onset type 2 diabetes and associated risk factors, Grace Nyambura Kiraka

Risk of childhood asthma in a tropical African urban setting: a case - control study at The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, Lynda C. Koech

The role of inflammation in contrast induced nephropathy, Elijah A. Kwasa

Promoting the “notion of cultural diversity” in grade XII students in a government college Sukkur, Sindh, Kamran Malik

Exploring the relationship between mathematics anxiety and mathematics achievement of grade 10 students across gender in single gendered government secondary schools in District Khairpur Mirs’, Sindh, Kalander Bux Memon

Effect of a voice recognition system on paediatric outpatient medication errors, Angela Nyangore Migowa

Uterine fibroid embolization for symptomatic fibroids; correlation of mid-term changes in disease-specific symptoms and magnetic resonance imaging results at a teaching hospital in Kenya, John Kiprop Mutai

Leadership practices in early years education: A case study of a private school head teacher in Chitral, Bibi Amina Nigar

Primary antiretroviral drug resistance profiles among HIV-1 therapy naïve patients in two referral hospitals in Kenya, Simon Onsongo Nyangena

A randomized control trial to assess the effect of aketamineinfusion on tourniquet hypertension during General anaesthesia in patients undergoing upper and lower limb surgery, Joyce Atieno Ongaya

Prostate specific antigen as a risk factor for skeletal metastases in black African men with prostate cancer, Ayman Mahmood Qureshi

Building teacher leadership capacity: Appreciative inquiry in action, Mehboob Ali Shah

Improving students' English reading comprehension skills through Reciprocal Teaching Approach (RTA), Syed Afiat Shah

Exploring successes and challenges in implementing AKU-EB based portfolio assessment in lower secondary schools situated in Karachi, Syed Anwar Ali Shah

Inculcating aspects of fluency and appropriacy for enhancement of oral communication skills through Task-Based Instruction (TBI), Syed Dilshad Hussain Shah

Validation of the ottawa ankle rules at a tertiary teaching hospital: a cross-sectional study, Mark Karanja Tharao

Expression of mismatch repair proteins in colorectal cancer at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Charles M. Wahome

Foot dimensions as a tool for gender determination in Kenyan adults, Maureen W. Waithaka

Exploring teachers' and students’ experiences about the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in teaching and learning science, Kousar Khush Wali

Role of Aga Khan Examination Board (AKU-EB) in improving teaching and learning in schools: A case study, Sumbul Yazdan

Exploring the experiences of the appraisers and the appraisees about performance appraisal, Muhammad Yousaf

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

Improving English oral communication skills of grades-6 students in public school Karachi, Pakistan, Qutbi Alam

Exploring male and female headteachers views and practices of discipline and disciplinary measures in the secondary schools, Shamim Ara Jan Alam

Understanding the role of principal in transforming school into a learning organisation: A case of a private sector school in Karachi, Zahra Alidad

Representation of ethnic/religious minorities in social studies curriculum: Implications for education for pluralism, Karam Ali Kashif Ali

Exploring the role of electronic media in augmenting oral communication skills: Acase study of secondary level students in the context of District Shikarpur, Tarique Ali

Inquiry based teaching through drama in science education: An action research approach, Salima Shahzad Arwani

Immunophenotyping of chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma at Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi, Evelyne N. M. Babu

Exploring the contribution of teaching and learning processes to the construction of students gender identity in early years classroom of two government primary schools in Karachi, Pakistan, Amina Bibi Baig

Developing number sense in young children through collaborative action research, Noor Bano

Exploring classroom based assessment strategies to assess reading skills of young learners, Shaheena Sadruddin Daewani

The use of effective questioning to enhance students active participation in a Grade - XI chemistry classroom of a Government Degree College in the rural district of Jacobabad, Mahmood Ahmed Dool

Enquiry - based teaching: Heart of critical thinking, Rehmat Hasil

Exploratory study of a principal's teachnology (ICT) leadership practices in the rural context of Pakistan, Abdul Qadir Jan

Classroom interactions and the construction of students gender identity in a private primary school, Hamida Jessa

What makes a school a model school? A comparative study of management practices in two schools, Abdullah Khan

Facilitating students creative writing (story writing) in English through 'fields trips', Bahadur Khan

Facilitating creative writing (story writing) in English using concrete materials, Jamiat Khan

Causes of English teachers turnover and its effects on students learning, Omidullah Khawary

Tracing spaces of knower's autonomy for knowledge construction in International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, Raheel Tajuddin Lakhani

The effect of use of a structured data collection form on the accuracy of diagnosing causes of acute abdominal pain, Winston Makanga

Diagnostic accuracy of a commercial cross priming amplification diagnostic kit in smear negative sputum, Paul M. Makau

A randomised controlled trial comparing haemodynamic stability in elderly patients undergoing spinal anaesthesia at L5,S1 versus spinal anaesthesia at L3,4 at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Karen N. Mbaya

The effect of Aga Khan University’s Examination Board on school curriculum of a private school in Karachi, Pakistan: A case study, Rozina Asif Merchant

An exploration of the changing experiences in learning mathematics during transition of students from primary to secondary school in private school in Karachi, Pakistan, Shehnaz Bibi Samad Mir

Impact of intracranial pressure monitoring on mortality in severe head injury at The Aga Khan University Hospital and The Nairobi Hospital, Abdirahaman N. Mohamed

School principal as a strategic leader: A case-study of a private sector school in District Chitral in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (KPK) Pakistan, Hussain Murad

Universal versus selective risk factor-based screening strategy for gestational diabetes mellitus, Francis G. Muriithi

A prospective characterization of postpartum changes in uterine fibroid volume among black African women, Christine W. Murungi

Expression patterns of P53 and HER2/NEU in primary ovarian carcinomas, Anderson Peter Mutuiri

Leading with a difference: Facilitating inclusive practices in a private school in Karachi, a case study, Fatima Obaid

Accuracy of interim radiology resident CT reports given during on call hours in a competency based radiology training program, Stephen O. Ojwang

Developing strategic plan of a community school in Karachi, Pakistan, Saniya Sultan Ali Panjwani

Facilitating the story writing skills of students using pictures in an English Language Classroom, Shama Raiz

Educational inequalities and perceptions of students’ life chances : A critical ethnographic account of an elite and a non-elite school in Gilgit-Baltistan, Hajee Parveen Roy

Improving teachers performance appraisal through participatory action research, Dado Khan Sabir

Understanding inquiry teaching in a biology classroom at the secondary level in a private school in Karachi, Dinar Shah

Transition of students from arithmetic to algebra, Sulaiman Shah

Enhancing students understanding of chemical bonding through inquiry - based teaching, Shujauddin

Prevalence and risk indicators for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children at the Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi, Susan Wamithi

Secondary students' attitude towards environment issues, Anisa Yousuf

Career decision making : career episodes of four postgraduate students in a private university in Karachi, Pakistan, Kiran Zubair

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

Teaching industrial chemistry concepts, through activity theory approach for relevance at secondary school in Karachi, Zaheer Abbas

Exploring students and teachers beliefs about student leadership and how educational processes foster or hinder the development of student leadership skills in two private secondary schools of Karachi, Pakistan, Arif Abrahim

Effects of hypo and iso - tonic intravenous maintenance fluids on plasma sodium level in hospitalized children. a double blind randomized clinical trial, Ismail Ahmed

A case study of non-formal education for children in an IDP camp in an emergency situation in the province of Sindh, Nasreen Alam

Exploring the beliefs and practices that contribute to youth leadership development in a private higher secondary school in Karachi, Pakistan, Muhammad Ali

Practices of an educational institute in promoting ethnic diversity, Nidah Hassan Ali

Role of HEC in promoting and facilitating educational research in Pakistani universities, Karim Aman

Investigating mathematics teachers’ knowledge about mathematics, mathematics teaching and learning in schools in Pakistan, Munira Amirali

Comparison of wavelet compressed MRI cineloop images versus originally acquired non-modified MRI images for detection of brain lesions, Patrice K. Anangwe

A comparative study of teaching methods of social studies techers in two secondary schools in Karachi, Pakistan, Murad Baig

Exploring the use of ICT in supporting teaching and learning of reading and writing skills for children with hearing impairment in an inclusive school in Karachi, Pakistan, Aniqa Bano

Exploring views of teachers and students of shishket school about their post disaster teaching and learning experiences, Doulat Begum

Perceptions of women head teachers experiences of attending professional development programs, Fida Bibi

The impact of a multimodal approach to pre-emptive analgesia on postoperative pain and analgesic requirements for patients undergoing orthopaedic lower limb surgery at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi: a single blind randomised controlled trial, John M. Bugo

Exploring the metaphoric notions of educational leadership in the poetry of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, Gobind Ram Chelani

Role of teachers professional capacity building in enhancing school as a learning community, Farzana Damani

Planned and practiced curriculum implementation in two government primary schools in a rural province of Afghanistan, Ehsamuddin Dilawar

Hepatitis B vaccination rate and determining factors amongst health care workers at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Herman Ekea

Stratification of white matter hyperintensities in young and middle age adults using Hydrogen Magnetic Resonance (H-MR) spectroscopy, M’mene E. Elvis

Gender relationships in village gayal: An exploration of unexplored, Abdul Ghafar

Exploring accelerated learning curriculum implementation in a private school in Kabul, Afghanistan, Syed Bashir Hussaini