PTDF Chair Close-Out Seminar

The close-out seminar of PTDF Chair in renewable energy UNIBEN has been scheduled to hold as  follows:

Topic: The development of a viable technology for the production of biodiesel from oils of non-edible seeds
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Town and Gown Lecture 2017

The Faculty of Engineering of the university of Benin is organizing a Town and Gown lecture to be delivered by the following dignitaries:

1. Eric Lathouwers:Who will deliver a Lecture titled The Path to Power 
2.  Engr. Prof. Babatunde Aroye ADEGBOYE: Who will deliver a lecture  titled
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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 her 183RD Inaugural Lecture Series titled “TWO LIMIT VERSUS A NON-LIMIT:THE SETTLEMENT OF THE PROBLEM“. The lecture is to be delivered by Professor Emmanuel A. Ogujor , Professor of Electrical Power Engineering, University Of Benin.

DATE: Thursday 16th FEBRUARY 2017

TIME : 3:30pm Prompt

ANEZI-OKORO MEMORIAL FOUNDATION Call For Submission of Research Grant Proposal

The Vice Chancellor Professor FFO Orumwense (FNSE) is pleased to announce the  ANEZI-OKORO MEMORIAL FOUNDATION call for submission of research grant proposal.
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Prof. J.O. Igene wins the first UNIBEN Distinguished Research and Innovative Achievement Award (DRIAA)

Prof. Igene
Prof. Igene

Prof JO Igene received the first University of Benin’s 2016 Distinguished Research and Innovative Achievement Award on Thursday 23rd November.

The Food Science Professor was presented the prestigious honor, which includes a certificate and a personal plaque, during the University’s 42nd Convocation Ceremonies (Founder’s Day).

Research news December Edition 2016

The December 2016 Edition of the Research News bulletin is out. Please download it here: Research News December 2016 Edition.

Highlights in this bulletin are the awards and conferments during the Convocation Ceremony and the Annual Research Day.

Royal Society for Africa Prize- call for nomination

Academic staff in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Biomedical and Medical Sciences are encouraged to apply for the 2017 Royal Society Africa Prize. 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. The recipient will receive a research grant of £11,000 and a personal prize of £1,000.
please visit the link for online nomination system
The closing date for nominations is 30th January 2017.
It is our desire that the 2017 Royal Society Pfizer Award recipient will be from our great University.

Environmental Film Screening

You are all cordially invited to the screening of “No Where To Run:Nigeria’s climate and Environmental Crisis”.
Venue: Akin Deko Main Auditorium
TIme :10.00am
Date: Wednesday 7, December 2016
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The Dean, Faculty of Arts, Professor Leo O. Otoide, is pleased to invite all academic staff to the Faculty Seminar. It will hold on Tuesday, 13 December 2016 at the 250 Lecture Theatre between 12.00 and 2.00 pm. Below are the abstracts of the papers scheduled to be presented.


Call for Applications for the Short Term Visiting Scholar Program for 2017

The Vice Chancellor Prof FFO Orumwense (FNSE) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2017 short-term visiting scholars program at Michigan State University under the feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project funded by USAID Nigeria Mission. It covers stipends for 3months for M.Sc, and upto 9 months for PhD. 

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