Vanguard (Lagos)

8 November 2012

Nigeria: UNILAG to Host Research Confab

In line with programmes marking its 50th anniversary, the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Akoka, will be hosting its 2012 Research Conference and Fair between November 6 and 8, 2012.

Being the eighth edition, Ag. Vice-Chancellor, UNILAG, Prof. Rahaman Bello, in a statement said the conference and fair themed: Research and Innovation For Economic Development in a Globalizing Nigeria, will begin with an opening ceremony on Tuesday, November 6; presentation of papers, Wednesday, November 7, while the fair, poster competition and presentation of awards will take place on Thursday, November 8.

It said; "The conference and fair is aimed at providing a forum for researchers and practitioners in the industry to share ideas, research results and practical experiences on emerging issues, while also enhancing the contributions of the industries to economic development via expansion of their production lines based on indigenous technology and employment generation."

Expected to deliver the keynote address at the Golden Jubilee research conference is Prof. Olusegun Adewoye, former Director-General, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), while the duo of Dr. Byung ki Cho, President/CEO, Standard Diagnostics Incorporated, South Korea, and Vice-Chancellor, Osun State University, Osogbo, Prof. Sola Akinrinade will deliver the plenary lectures.

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