My Speech/Talk at the First TEDx UNN Event

When I was invited as a speaker at the first TEDx event, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, I knew it was time to act out what I had been watching on Youtube all these years. I mean to say, that I am a fan of TED Talks. I have watched and listened to the likes of…

Tips for Fellowship and Job Applications

Hi friends! Welcome to my space – my blog. I hope this is not too early to wake you up with a cup of coffee as we relax to hear me out on some helpful tips for you that has been applying for grants, fellowships and jobs since for ages, without success. Not to worry…

AGORA Webinars: Effective Search Strategies for Researchers. Finding resources on AGORA and other platforms (EN/FR/ES)

Post copied from here We are pleased to announce three upcoming webinars in English, French and Spanish about developing search strategie for researchers. We will demonstrate how a well formulated search strategy can facilitate literature search on the AGORA platform via Summon and on other platforms. AGORA provides access to peer-reviewed journals, dataseta and e-books in agriculture and related biological, environmental, social and other research domains. AGORA’s…

ASIRA Course Certificate

I remember advertising this course to my colleagues via the University Email list, and on my blog, sometime on May 25, 2017 (view advert link).  I am glad a good number of University of Nigeria staff participated in the course. This is the 3rd ASIRA course held in 2017. ASIRA (Access to Scientific Information Resources in…

DSPACE SHORT COURSE 1 – 3 August 2017

Register for this D-SPACE Short Course Dates: 1 – 3 Aug 2017 VeNUE: Centurion, South AFrica COST: R1700/US$120 By the end of the course, participants will know about: •Authentication & Authorization Common Installation issues Configuration Getting Content into Dspace Getting Content out of Dspace Ingesting Content and Metadata Items and Metadata Managing Communities Collections Statistics…

Win a fully funded fellowship to COP 23 in Germany!

The opportunity you have been waiting for is here! Climate Tracker is launching its COP23 opportunity, and it is stacked with opportunities and prizes for Trackers from everywhere in the world! With the signing of the Paris Agreement almost two years behind us, it is time to step up our game. The Renewable Energy Transition…

Invitation To 2017 Young Innovators International Conference

Young Innovators, University of Nigeria, Nsukka in collaboration with Special Education Unit, Innovation Centre, Youth Friendly Resource Centre (UNN/UNEC), African Youth Association of NGOs, Multi-Education Service Trust, Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Office, Roar Nigeria Hub and LIFYEAD Africa is proud to host the 2017 Young Innovators International Conference. This conference will be the largest…

Ghana’s First Satellite into Space built by University Students

Sourced from HERE: Ghana’s first satellite, dubbed GhanaSat-1, was released and deployed into orbit at an altitude of 420 km. This followed the successful launch on June 10 into the International Space Station (ISS) by SpaceX, Flight 11 from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, the United States. The satellite was built by students of All Nations…

Valedictory Lecture and Book Launch by Prof. Mosto Onuoha

Prof. Mosto Onuoha,  Professor of Geology, is the current president of the 40-year -old Nigerian Academy of Science – the foremost independent scientific body, dedicated to the development and advancement of science, technology and innovation (STI) in Nigeria (Nigeria News Network) On July 13, Professor Kalu Mosto Onuoha will be delivering a valedictory lecture and launching…

Access Tools and Services to Open Access

Journal of Informatics Studies has just published my paper on Open Access. The paper was presented at the Librarians Registration Council of Nigeria workshop in 2013. The publication in the journal is to grant the title a wider audience, all in the spirit of Open Access. Moreover, Informatics Studies journal is a Quarterly Journal that…

India, Once a Coal Goliath, Is Fast Turning Green

Sourced from HERE MUMBAI, India — Just a few years ago, the world watched nervously as India went on a building spree of coal-fired power plants, more than doubling its capacity and claiming that more were needed. Coal output, officials said, would almost triple, to 1.5 billion tons, by 2020. India’s plans were cited by American critics of the…