2017/2018 Screening Exercise For Admission

The 2017/2018 screening exercise for admission into University of Nigeria has been rescheduled. The information here was sourced from the University website UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR 2017/2018 SCREENING EXERCISE FOR ADMISSION The University of Nigeria hereby invites candidates who had the UNN as their first choice in the 2017 University Tertiary Matriculation…

Peace Talk with Helen – Int’l Day of Peace

PEACE TALK WITH HELEN! Click on the ADD button below to share your thoughts about Peace in your country. Today, 21st September, 2017 is International Day of Peace. The Day’s theme for 2017 is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All” which is based on the TOGETHER global campaign that promotes respect, safety and dignity for everyone forced…

September 21, 2017 is International Day of Peace

  The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace. 2017 Peace Day…

World Bank Group Youth Summit 2017: Technology and Innovation for Impact

Copied from Here We find ourselves amid the greatest information and communications revolution in human history and must take advantage of this rapid technological change to make the world more prosperous and inclusive. With youth being the early adopters and the most active users of Information and Communication technologies, their participation is essential in expanding…

University of Nigeria 2017/2018 SCREENING EXERCISE FOR ADMISSION

2017/2018 SCREENING EXERCISE FOR ADMISSION   The University of Nigeria, Nsukka hereby invites candidates who made the UNN their first choice in the 2017 University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and scored 200 and above for screening exercise.   The following will apply:   Online Registration   Eligible candidates are required to pay a processing fee…

Kids write Essays on Climate Change

This is featuring few of the essays written by kids during the climate literacy class organized by me at the 2016 Long Vacation Programme, as earlier reported.

UNLEASH LAB 2017: Helen Okpala speaks

Hello everyone! Have I ever told you I have been selected among 1000 talents in the world to attend UNLEASH SDG Talent in Denmark? Oh Sorry if I haven’t, but I actually thought I did, especially in one of my TEDx UNN blog posts. Well, I still owe you some gists, but for now, listen…

MTN – Solution Space Scholarship Program for Young Africans to Study at University of Cape Town 2018/2019

MTN Solution Space Scholarship is offering awards to visionary Africans who are willing to undertake research that will help shape the future of Africa. Full-fee studies will be taken at the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town. Application Deadline: 31st October 2017 Offered annually? Yes Offered Since: 2014 Eligible Countries: African countries To be taken at (country): University of…

Altmetrics and Citation Analysis in Waste Management

I was privileged to serve as one of the speakers during the WARMREG inception workshop. I spoke on ‘Altmetrics and Citation Analysis in Waste Management’. First, I wish to acknowledge my mentors in this area – Prof. Bosire Onyancha and Dr. Ifeanyi Ezema of University of South Africa (UNISA). Altmetrics simply stands for Alternative metrics…

WARMREG Inception Workshop Success Story

The Waste & Resource Management Research Group (WARMREG), University of Nigeria Nsukka held its inception workshop on 2nd August, 2017 at Sam-Sam Jaja Conference Room, Department of Public Administration and Local Government (PALG), UNN. The event was Chaired by the Head of Department of Geography in the person of Professor Phil Phil-Eze, who also inaugurated…

The Waste & Resource Management Research Group (WARMREG), UNN

I am glad to be a member of  The Waste & Resource Management Research Group (WARMREG), University of Nigeria, Nsukka.  WARMREG  is based in the Department of Geography, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.  It is anchored on the conviction that since the turn of the 21st century, the world’s resources have been facing depletion at a very…

OPEN ACCESS DIRECTORIES….

I found these links from Federal University of Technology, Owerri  (FUTO) Website and as an Open Access Advocate and a member of Open Access Nigeria, I decided to share on my blog for a wider access: Open Access Directories   1.    Free Book Centre.net    http://freebookcentre.net. 2.    DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) http://www.doaj.org 3.     BIOMed Central    http://www.biomedcentral.com/…