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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 […]


Titled  Developing Countries and Chemical Exposures :- upholding Precautionary Principles. Read more …

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 […]


The matriculation programme was kickstarted by the entry of the Vice Chancellor procession led by the Vice Chancellor himself, Prof. F.F.O. Orumwense. Read More Here and View gallery

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) […]

USA Regional Fulbright Workshop and Education 2016 – Day 3

The programme began with the master of ceremony of the programme Professor Eddy Eragbe welcomed the members of the University management team led by The Vice-Chancellor Prof. F.F.O.Orumwense, FNSE. Members of the management team present where the DVC ( ACAD ) Prof. ABIODUN FALODUN,the DVC (Ekenwan Campus) His Royal Highness (Prof.) SAMUEL E.O. ADUWA-OGIEGBAEN  jp,The Busar, […]