Scholars propose establishment of institutionalised research funding agency in Nigeria

Scholars propose establishment of institutionalised research funding agency in Nigeria

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Scholars have proposed the establishment of an institutionalised research funding agency in Nigeria. They made this proposal at a three-day National Workshop held at the Lagos State University (LASU) between 12th and 14th February, 2018. The event sought to equip participants with…

FUTO ranks first in maiden NUC OER Ranking

FUTO ranks first in maiden NUC OER Ranking

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Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) has ranked first among all Nigerian universities utilising the Open Educational Resources (OER), according to the National Universities Commission (NUC). This is the first time the NUC is conducting this universities ranking exercise. The United Nations…

NGO launches project to track UBE funds

NGO launches project to track UBE funds

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A non-governmental organisation called the Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED) has launched an innovative data-driven project to track funds earmarked for the provision of Universal Basic Education (UBE) in Kaduna State. Its executive director, Ibrahim Zikirullahi, said the…

Apply for Breakthrough Generation Fellowship 2018

Apply for Breakthrough Generation Fellowship 2018

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Each summer, Breakthrough seeks five to ten outstanding young analysts, writers, and thought leaders for the Breakthrough Generation Fellowship. Fellows will contribute writing and research to one our three main issue areas at the Breakthrough Institute: Energy, Conservation, or Food & Farming….

Five Nepali, Indian researchers plagiarise Nigerians’ research work

Five Nepali, Indian researchers plagiarise Nigerians’ research work

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Five Nepali and Indian researchers have been found to have plagiarised some Nigerian researchers’ academic paper, EduCeleb.com has learnt. They are Doctors MK Shrewastwa and C Thanpari, lecturers at the Department of Biochemistry, Nepalgunj Medical College, Kohalpur; NK Yadav, lecturer at Department…

UI Research Foundation partners 12 agencies for national development

UI Research Foundation partners 12 agencies for national development

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The University of Ibadan Research Foundation (UI-RF) on Thursday evening launched a think tank expected to translate research to innovations, strategies and policies for national development. The Sun reports that the university launched the initiative in partnership with more than 12 organisations…

RAND’s 2018 Summer Associate Program for graduate students

RAND’s 2018 Summer Associate Program for graduate students

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RAND’s Summer Associate Program introduces outstanding graduate students to RAND, an institution that conducts research on a wide range of national security problems and domestic and international social policy issues. The program receives about 600 applications each year for the 40+ positions….

UNILAG VC harps on interdisciplinary research to drive development

UNILAG VC harps on interdisciplinary research to drive development

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Nigeria needs multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary researches to drive the needed development in the country, outgoing Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Rahamon Bello, has said. Bello made the observation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in…

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