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DRIP Hosts Workshop for Academic Staff

Published On:

June 28, 2024

By Joy Adeyiga & Bamidele Odegbami

The Directorate of Research, Innovations & Partnerships (DRIP) has held an impactful One-Day Workshop for the Academic Staff of the University.

The event, themed “Procedure for Preparing Winning Tertiary Education Fund (TETFUND) and National Research Fund (NRF) Proposals,” took place at the Board Room of the Centre of Excellence in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment (CEADESE).

Speaking at the event, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Babatunde Kehinde, who was represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Prof. Olukayode Akinyemi, stressed the importance of the Workshop, urging the participants to engage fully to meet its objectives.

Director, DRIP, Prof. Mutiu Busari explaining some terms to the participants of the Workshop.

The Vice-Chancellor appreciated the leadership of DRIP for the initiative, noting the essence of writing winning proposals for TETFund and NRF grants.

Earlier in his Introductory Remarks, the Director, DRIP, Prof. Mutiu Busari, highlighted the Workshop’s goal to equip academics with essential skills for securing TETFUND and NRF grants.

He encouraged attendees to leverage the Workshop’s insights for crafting successful proposal concepts.

The Workshop featured esteemed Resource Persons, including the former Vice-Chancellor of Landmark University, Prof. Adeniyi Olayanju; the University Research Ethics Committee (UREC) Chairman, Prof. Isaac Aiyelagbe; Chairman, Ranking Advisory Committee (RAC), Prof. Olusegun Folorunsho; and Mrs. Margret Omisope.

VC’s representative and the DVC, Academic, Prof. Olukayode Akinyemi with Resource Persons and participants of the Workshop.

Among the distinguished participants was the former Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ololade Enikuomehin, along with other prominent University scholars.

The Workshop marked a significant step in fostering research excellence and winning innovative grants within FUNAAB.

Last Updated on July 4, 2024 by Olasunkanmi Olajide


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