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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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fulbright Workshop January 19th 2016

Dear esteemed colleagues,   The Vice Chancellor, Prof. FFO Orumwense FNSE cordially invites ALL to the United States of America RegionalFulbright Workshop  taking place  on January 19-21st 2016,  with Ambassador James Entwistle (US Ambassador to Nigeria)  as Guest speaker.   The knowledge – based workshop is for Nigerian scholars, Lecturers, researchers, postgraduate and undergraduate students. Time: 10am […]

Royal Society for Pfizer award 2016- For academic staff

Dear colleagues, Academic staff in Life Sciences, Biomedical and Medical Sciences are kindly encouraged to apply for the  2016 Royal Society Pfizer Award. 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 […]

DFG-TWAS fellowship for Postdoctoral scientists/researchers

Postdoctoral researchers are kindly encouraged to apply for the TWAS-DFG Fellowship programme to undertake advanced  academic research in Germany for a duration of three months.  Submission deadline: 31st March, 2016. DFG-TWAS will be responsible for the flight ticket to and fro, monthly stipends of 2,350 Euro, research fees, health Insurance etc. Please for details visit […]

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 […]