Ujala Siddiq Khan

Research Assistant

RA Ujala

Ujala Siddiq Khan

Professional Experience

Ujala Siddiq Khan is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS), Islamabad. She holds an MPhil degree in Government and Public Policy from the National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad, Pakistan. Additionally, she possesses two Masters degrees in ‘English Literature’ and ‘Economics.’ Currently, she is pursuing online doctoral studies from the University of Malaysia. In the past, she has worked at Quaid-i-Azam University, National University of Modern Languages, Bahria University, NDU, Zion Tech (Brazil), Higher Education Commission, and the Center of Policy and Management. She has presented at various conferences, written 11 research papers and several opinion articles in newspapers. Her research interests include Public Policy, Economics, and Security.


Pakistan’s Digital Readiness in Education

With the global world adapting rapidly to digitalisation, the education sector is also transforming by inculcating various digital practices for making knowledge accessible and consequently bridging the educational access divide between different socioeconomic groups. Governments around the world have created favourable policy environments to facilitate such transformations.

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Ethical Challenges in AI & Global Cooperation

Research and Development on Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been making strides for several years but it has only recently started making headlines on an almost daily basis given its impact on various aspects of day-to-day life. Its integration into the systems and processes of the digital world has brought unprecedented revolutions in almost every field, from science and technology to art and literature.

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Social Media’s Role in Fomenting Extremism in Pakistan

In this era of information warfare, rapid communication tools, such as Facebook, Skype, Text, Instagram, Linkedin, Twitter, and WhatsApp, are frequently exploited by adversaries for communication and data sharing. Oxford Internet Institute reported that these platforms empower various entities to manipulate public opinion,

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Navigating Darker Facets

Navigating Darker Facets of the Dark Web in Pakistan

The Dark Web is a relatively minor yet integral portion of the Deep Web, a realm within the Internet that is not easily accessible through conventional search engines like Google, etc. Coined by Computer Scientist Michael K. Bergman in 2001, the term ‘Deep Web’ was introduced to differentiate it from the ‘surface internet’.

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