Workshop & Seminar

 

FORESIGHT INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH AND TRANSLATION (FIRAT)

 

3 DAYS WORKSHOP ON HIGHER INSTITUTION RESEARCH

Date: 16– 18 August, 2018

 

FIRAT announces a workshop on research for undergraduate, masters and PhD students with the aim of introducing them to new perspectives and perception about making their research innovation driven, wealth creating,  impactful and translatable.

 

THEME; THE FUTURE OF AFRICA: OVERCOMING THE CHALLENGES OF RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

ELIGIBILITY:

¨ Year 3 or 4 undergraduate students in life sciences, water, food and agriculture, social sciences, STEM and humanities.

¨ Masters and PhD students about to start their research in all fields

¨ Admittance to the workshop is subject to selection by the organizing committee STRICTLY based on Academic performance and innovative capability

¨ Applications should be submitted along with motivation note and a copy of recent departmental academic transcript of at least one semester duly stamped and signed.

PROGRAM:

Day 1: Undergraduate                       Day 2: Master degree students                          Day 3: PhD students

 

Featuring talks will include:

Research and development, the African challenges and prospects; New research paradigm for university students; Research translation; Introduction to application of molecular biology across disciplines,  primer design; Introduction to Research Cloud Scientists Program among others.

 

FACILITATORS:

Prof. A. A. Adedeji (Pharmacology, University of Gitwe, Rwanda)

Dr.  S.M. Bello (Mass Communication, Olabisi Onabanjo University)

Dr. O.A Ogunkoya (Business Administration, OOU, Ago Iwoye)

Dr. G.O. Yinusa (National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, Abuja)

Mr. J.O. Lasisi (Business Consultant, Ogun State)

Ms. R. Abdulazeez (Drosophila  Population and Evolution Geneticist)

Mr. A. Salaudeen (Molecular Drug Metabolism and Toxicology Scientist)

 

FUNDING:

A limited number of grants covering registration fees, course materials, certificates, coffee breaks and lunch will be available for the fifteen (15) selected participants.

 

Applications should be sent to:

rashidat.int@gmail.com; salas150485@gmail.com; cc: ahmedade1@yahoo.co.uk

Deadline: 10 August, 2018

VENUE: FIRAT CONFERENCE ROOM @ NO. 19, ADEDEJI AVENUE, ADJACENT SAINT ANTONEY CLOSE, ELEYELE, IBADAN, OYO STATE, NIGERIA.