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Royal Society Pfizer award closes 1st February

Nominations for the Royal Society Pfizer Award closes on Monday 1st February 2016.This Award recognizes research scientists based in Africa who are making an innovative contribution to the biological sciences, including basic medical science, which contributes significantly to capacity building in Africa.

Fulbright Regional Workshop and Education USA – Resources

The Fulbright Programme By Clemson Ayebusi Fulbright Study Initiative By Clemson Ayebusi My Fulbright Experience as an Applicant and Awardee By Prof. M.A. Bamikole G Governance and Education My Fulbright Experience By Prof (Mrs) Esther U. Ikhuoria Undergraduate Research Experience By Prof Anthony B. Ebeigbe Being a “Fulbrighter” in Benin By Jean M. Borgatti Video […]

165th Inaugural lecture Takes Place

The event started by 4:00pm with the arrival of guests and the entry of the Chancellor’s procession. The PRO of the University , Mike Osasuyi recognised the principal officers present. The principal officers present at the event where the Vice- Chancellor Prof Faraday Friday Osasere Orumwense, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Admin) Prof Lawrence Ezemonye, Deputy Vice-Chancellor(Acad) […]

Invitation: 165th Inaugural Lecture

The Vice Chancellor,Professor F.F.O Orumwense, on behalf of Senate, Staff and Students of the University of Benin, cordially invites the general public to its 165TH Inaugural Lecture Series titled “Lifting Oneself With The BootStrap: My research experience  and other non-parametric paradigms”. The lecture is to be delivered by Professor S.M Ogbonmwan , Professor of Statistics, […]


The University of Benin, in affiliation with the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS), Abuja, offers programmes leading to the award of masters degrees in Legislative Studies and Legislative Drafting. NILS is the capacity building organ of the National Assembly; it was established by an Act of Parliament. It works to support and strengthen the […]


The University of Benin Sports Centre headed by the Director of Sports, Dr. (Mrs.) F.I. Egbase unveiled her plans and schedules for the 2015/2016 academics session in a meeting held on Tuesday the 8th of December, 2015 at the main bow of the Sports Complex. On the 16th of January, 2016, the annual University Marathon […]

Faculty Life Sciences Town and Gown Symposium

The University of Benin, the Faculty/Departmental Town and Gown symposium. Under the distinguished chairmanship of the Vice Chancellor, Prof.  FFO Orumwense FNSE.   Topic: Molecular Mechanizm of Contaminant Toxicity: from the invisible to the ultra visible aspect of Toxicology by Prof Augustine Arukwe- Professor of Molecular Biology and Toxicology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.   Environment: […]

Dr. Igbinosa- TWAS and IFS grantee

Dr. Etinosa Igbinosa (Senior Lecturer) of the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life Sciences was recently awarded the Third World Academy of Sciences  (TWAS) individual research grant (USD 17, 730)  and the International Foundation for Science IFS  research grant USD 10,000 to execute some research projects in the University of Benin. Research equipment and materials […]

UniBen Alumnus Appointed into U.S EPA Board

Prof Nosa Egiebor of the University of Mississippi, USA  has been appointed to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board. Prof Egiebor holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Benin, Nigeria. He was our guest speaker in the First University of Benin Annual Research Day which held in October 20-21, 2015. He delivered […]

Countdown to the Regional Fulbright Workshop

Countdown to the University of Benin United States Regional Fulbright Workshop WATCH LIVE … Time: 10am prompt Venue: Senate Chamber, University of Benin