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…

The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa Conference

    Sourced from HERE The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa Conference Mobilizing African Intellectuals Towards Quality Tertiary Education 5th-6th July 2017 | Kigali, Rwanda The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) conference entitled: Mobilizing African Intellectuals Towards Quality Tertiary Education will be held at Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali from…

Finland expresses readiness to build cyber security system in Nigeria

News sourced from HERE Finland has expressed its readiness to construct a cyber-security system in Nigeria and establish new ICT services in the country. In addition, the Northern European nation also plans to invest in infrastructure development, as it would facilitate changes in Nigeria. Speaking during a visit to her Nigerian counterpart, Adebayo Shittu, Finland’s…

Prof. Omwoyo Bosire Onyancha visits University of Nigeria, Nsukka

There is an ongoing International Conference and Homecoming of Library and Information Science Department, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. This commenced on 26th June, 2017, with the Opening Ceremony held on 28th June, 2017. The Opening was coloured with a keynote speech by Professor Bosire Onyancha  who is a Research Professor, Department of Information Science, University of South Africa….