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, University of Benin.
DATE: 21th January 2016
TIME : 3:30pm Prompt
VENUE : Akin Deko Main Auditorium , University of Benin

USA Regional Fulbright Workshop and Education 2016 – Day 1

The first day of the USA Regional Fulbright Workshop and Education 2016 was a huge success with academicians from various institutions of the country in attendance. The team from the USA Embassy were fully on ground to provide all the information to the audience about the Fulbright programme In the United States.

Also in attendance were professors, lecturers, students; both undergraduate and postgraduate as well as staff of the University of Benin. It was an educative, informative and fun-filled event. One of the highlights was the art exhibition which showcased various beautiful works of the Department of Fine and Applied Arts. Click here for more

 

THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE STUDIES ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN THE 2015/2016 ACADEMIC SESSION

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 legislature in the pursuit of the ideals of democracy through research, training, legislative support, advocacy and networking. ….more

UNIBEN SPORTS CENTRE UNVEILS ITS CALENDAR READY FOR THE 2015/2016 ACADEMIC SESSION

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 Race will kick off the session sporting activities while from January 11th to 6th of February 2016, the Deans’ Cup for various faculties will also commence in preparation for the Vice Chancellors cup which is the ground finally of all the University of Benin students sports activities, was proposed to kick off from the 16th of May to the 28th of May, 2016.
However, the University Director of Sports also stated that if any Principal University Programme happens to come up on any of the proposed dates, the event is subject to change.
In attendance were Coaches in-charge of Faculties, Faculties Sports (Officer Coordinators), Students Faculty Director of Sports, and also the present Students’ Union Government Director of Sports, Ogbedegbe John.
CALENDAR FOR 2015/2016 ACADEMIC SESSION
University Students marathon Race – 16th January, 2016
Deans Cup 2015/2016 Session  – 11th January – 6th February, 2016
University Vice Chancellor’s Cup – 16th May – 28th May, 2016
Mr. Baye Osagie
For Sports Centre

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: Protect it and preserve it by Pst Ize-Iyamu (Former SSG to Edo State Government)

 

Watch the event live here 

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TWAS and IFS grantee

Dear Esteemed colleagues,
I am  pleased to inform you that 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 have been procured and the projects in progress.
 
His research interest is molecular microbiology and epidemiology.
 
I congratulate Dr Igbinosa for this great and outstanding achievement of contributing greatly to the research and academic activities through grantsmanship in furtherance of the Vice Chancellor’s strong desire for  academic excellence of the University of Benin.
 
 

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 have been procured and the projects in progress.

His research interest is molecular microbiology and epidemiology.
 
 

USAID RESEARCH GRANT PROPOSAL: URGENT

Dear Esteemed Colleagues,
Please peruse the attached information about the USAID-funded 

Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Program with researchers and contacts at Nigerian universities who might be seeking funding for scientific research. 

This is especially relevant to researchers in the area of health implementation science with a focus on tuberculosis, maternal and child health, or reproductive health. Research proposals should align with USAID development objectives as laid out in USAID/Nigeria’s CDCS (https://www.usaid.gov/nigeria/cdcs).

 
Interested researchers should submit a pre-proposal before 

midnight Jan 15, 2016 (Eastern Standard Time) via the U.S. National Academies website at 

www.nationalacademies.org/peer.

 
Please share this information widely!

Faculty Life Sciences Town and Gown Symposium

Dear esteemed colleagues,
In furtherance of the Vice Chancellor’s  strong desire for academic excellence in the University of Benin, the Faculty/Departmental Town and Gown symposium was initiated.
In compliance with the directive, the Faculty of Life Sciences Town and Gown symposium is scheduled for Wednesday 13th January, 2016 at the Akin Deko Auditorium, University of Benin.
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: Protect it and preserve it by Pst Ize-Iyamu (Former SSG to Edo State Government)
We are all cordially invited.