Month: July 2016


The Official Inauguration of the Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (NIAE), Osogbo Chapter and the Investiture of the Pioneer Executive Members took place at the premises of the NSE Osogbo Branch Secretariat yesterday, Saturday 9th July, 2016. The National Chairman of the Institution (NIAE), Engr Prof Babatunde Adewumi FNSE, FNIAE who was ably represented by the National General of NIAE, Engr. Dr.  J. O. Olaoye MNSE, FNIAE, MASABE, MISTRO, MSESN performed the official Inauguration in the presence of the Southwest Chairman of the Institution, Engr A.L. Ijasan FNSE, FNIAE. The Coordinator of the Osun Rural Access Mobility Project (a...

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OpenCon 2016 on November 12-14 in Washington, DC

Dear Colleagues, Applications to attend OpenCon 2016 on November 12-14 in Washington, DC are now open! The application is available at   Applicants can request a travel scholarship, which will be awarded to most of those accepted. OpenCon seeks to bring together students and early career academic professionals from around the world who want to advance Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data—regardless of their ability to pay for travel costs. A program of keynotes, panels, workshops, hackathons, and meetings with policy makers will build participant’s skills in key areas. Good luck! Hope to see you in Washington DC this November. Yours Sincerely, Kenneth Okpomo (Multiple award-winning scholar and independent researcher) N.B (When you get to the point in the Application Form where you asked: How did you find out about OpenCpn 2016? You can put my name: Through KENNETH OKPOMO. Feel free to disseminate this information among your contacts and...

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Research Fellowship Opportunity

Ideas Matter: Research Fellowships for West Africa Scholars WARA partners with The Mastercard Foundation WARA is pleased to join with The MasterCard Foundation to offer the Ideas Matter Fellowship Program for West African doctoral students conducting research on the continent. Doctoral students whose dissertation research focuses on women, technology or entrepreneurship and who are based in West African institutions are invited to apply. The call for applications is available in English, French and Portuguese. The online application is currently available with a submission deadline of July 31, 2016. Additional details can be found...

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