COMMITTEE OF NIGERIA PRO-CHANCELLORS GETS NEW CHAIRMAN

The Committee of Pro-Chancellors CPC of Nigerian Federal Universities has appointed Emeritus Professor Nimi Dimkpa Briggs the Pro- Chancellor of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike, as the Chairman Committee of Pro-chancellors of Federal Universities. The Secretary General of the CPC, Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, said in a statement that the appointment was made in a meeting held at the CPC secretariat on September 20, 2021. Ochefu also said that Prof Nimi Briggs takes over from Professor Munzali Jubril, the serving Pro-Chancellor of Federal University, Lafia who had been the Chairman of…

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2022 Best Global Universities Coming Oct. 26

U.S. News evaluated 1,750 schools around the world for their academic research and reputation in this year’s rankings. By Robert Morse|USNews & World Report 2022 Best Global Universities Preview To produce the global rankings, U.S. News uses a methodology that focuses on factors that measure research performance.(GETTY IMAGES) On Tuesday, Oct. 26, U.S. News will release the Best Global Universities rankings, which focus on schools’ academic research and reputation, not their separate undergraduate or graduate programs. Students can use these rankings to accurately compare universities – including U.S. colleges – globally, regionally and…

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Press Release: A Free Open-Source Digital Grants Management System Developed for Science Granting Councils in Sub-Saharan Africa

Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya (October 12, 2021) – A digital grants management system has been developed and positioned for adoption by Africa’s Science Granting Councils.  This forms part of activities being implemented by the Research Management Project under the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI). The Research Management Project of SGCI, seeks to strengthen the capacities of Africa’s Science Granting Councils to play their essential roles in research, knowledge generation and innovation through training, technical support, and peer-to-peer learning. In an increasingly digitalized world, the development of the online system is…

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RUFORUM Pre-Call Announcement

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a network of 129universities in 38 African countries, with funding from Carnegie Cooperation of New York is pleased toannounce the following calls for proposals: Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) Research Grants: RU/2022/GTA/01RUFORUM is pleased to pre-announce the availability of 40 Doctoral research grants under theGTA programme to support the research of the PhD candidates for two years. Please see the callfor proposals for more detailed information. The research supported through these grants shouldhave a participatory, action research approach, working closely with…

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Call for Manuscripts: African Journal of Rural Development

About the JournalThe African Journal of Rural Development (AFJRD) is an online open access scientific journal that publishes articles on a quarterly basis (March, June, September, December). It is a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal with an ultimate purpose of sharing and increasing the depth of knowledge on aspects of sustainable rural development. The Journal welcomes submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of domain significance and scientific excellence. All articles published in AFJRD will be peer reviewed. AFJRD is an open access journalOne key request to researchers across the world is…

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Capacity Building on e-Learning Content Development

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture with Funding from the The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) has organized a virtual training under the theme: “Capacity Building on e-Learning Content Development” The training  is part of the RUFORUM Triennial Conference side events and it will run from the 18th – 22nd October, 2021 from 1100hrs -1500hrs East Africa Standard Time. This training is targeting experts in the following fields: Research Methods and Biometry, Plant Breeding, Biotechnology and Seeds Systems, Scientific Data Management, Web 2.0 and Digital Media…

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SECOND UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS INTERNATIONAL WEEK, 2021WEBINAR

Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Oct 12-14, 2021 08:00 AM West Central Africa Topic: SECOND UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS INTERNATIONAL WEEK, 2021 Register in advance for this webinar: https://bit.ly/2ndUNILAGIntlWeek2021 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Conference Announcement: 1st Caleb University International Conference

PRESS RELEASEConference Announcement:1st Caleb International ConferenceCaleb University Imota, Lagos.Professor Oluyinka EsanConference Director With core values that include innovation, service and creativity Caleb University, ImotaLagos is leading conversations on innovation and development as it hosts its first InternationalConference with the theme: #Future Forward! Disruptive Innovations. What Next? The hybrid eventwill hold at the University’s main campus, Imota and online.An array of prestigious speakers, leaders in their respective fields, drawn from home and abroadwill speak at the 2021 Caleb University International Conference which holds on the 26th and 27th ofOctober. Prof Oyebanji…

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KIU PhD Student to Present a Viva Voce on Decentralization & Youth Participation in Local Government

Rebecca Nabejja/Kampala international University News By Stuart Bogere Oswald KIU, Main Campus – The Directorate of High Degrees and Research invites the entire KIU Community and the General Public to a Viva Voce presentation by Shaft Nasser Mukwaya, a PHD Student from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The presentation is slated to take place next week on Tuesday, 19th October 2021 at 10am via zoom meeting. Mukwaya’s study sought to assess the influence of decentralization and youth participation in local government in Uganda by establishing platforms and factors affecting…

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Admissions into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme (GEMP) – 2022/2023 Academic Year

The University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) is inviting applications from qualified applicants for admission into the Graduate Entry Medical Programme for the 2022/2023 Academic Year. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants should have a good (BSc) First Degree (Minimum of 2nd Class Lower) in the following science-based courses: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physician Assistantship, Pharmacy, Nursing, Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science, Biomedical Engineering, Laboratory Sciences, Physiotherapy and Radiography. Graduates whose courses are not listed should not apply. Candidates should have obtained a good WASSCE/SSSCE grade in three (3) core and Three (3) Elective science subjects…

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