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First International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On Thursday, 11 February 2016, the United Nations and partner organizations will observe the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This event, which was brought into effect by the signing of a resolution in December 2015, is a collective effort by several UN agencies including UNESCO, UN-Women, and the International Telecommunication Union […]

Call for applications for AAAS-TWAS Summer Course on Science and Diplomacy

We would like to inform you that the call for applications for the AAAS-TWAS Course on Science and Diplomacy to be held in July 2016 in Trieste, Italy is now open. The course is organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and TWAS and aims to expose participants to some key […]

Tetfund National research fund 2016

The Vice Chancellor  Professor FFO Orumwense FNSE is pleased to announce the call for proposal for the Tetfund National research fund 2016.The Vice Chancellor has  also directed that application be requested from academic members of staff in the following specialized subject areas: Science, Technology and innovation Humanities and social sciences Cross cutting themes click here […]

West African Society of Toxicology 5th International Conference

The West African Society of Toxicology in Collaboration with the University of Benin, Igbinedion University Okada and The National Centre for Energy and Environment, invites all and sundry to it’s 5th International Conference. Theme: Developing Countries and Chemical Exposures: Upholding the Precautionary Principles”. Date : 9th – 12th February 2016. Venue: National Centre for Energy […]

Applications: Fulbright programs 2016

The annual  call for applications for the following Fulbright programs as published by the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. consulate.

Invitation to 166th 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 166th Inaugural Lecture Series titled “Untying Nature’s Knots on the Breath of Life:The Paediatrician As The Watchman”. The lecture is to be delivered by Professor O Oviawe , Professor of Paediatric […]

Lassa Fever Lecture 12th February

As part of the measures put in place by the Vice Chancellor and the management of the University of Benin to address the resurgence of the dreaded Lassa fever disease, a one day sensitization lecture entitled ‘Combatting Lassa fever: A National Health Challenge’ will be delivered by a foremost Lassa fever researcher,  former Vice Chancellor […]

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) […]