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/…

SHELL 2017 LiveWIRE Regional Apply

2017 LiveWIRE Regional Apply The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) announces the commencement of the 2017 SPDC JV Regional LiveWIRE Programme. Livewire is a youth enterprise development programme supported by the SPDC JV.  The programme aims to inspire, encourage and support young people aged…

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…