INAUGURATION OF THE COUNCIL & FIRST CONFERENCE HOSTING

"The University of Ibadan Facilitating ‘Knowledge Economy’ for National Development" Sustainable national development in emerging economies benefits from a strong cornerstone predicated on the ability to translate new knowledge generated from research to innovations, strategies and evidence for pragmatic policies. The platform for translating research to innovations represents a critical component for sustainable socioeconomic development of emerging economies.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH GRANTS AWARDS 2018

The UI-Research Foundation is pleased to announce that the Call for Applications for 2018 funding programmes -

·         Collaborative Research Grants Awards (CRG) 2018

The Collaborative Research Grants (CRG) aim at enhancing research capacity and interdisciplinary efforts of faculty members of the University of Ibadan through collaborations on research priorities necessary to produce solutions to development challenges of the Nigerian society.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT GRANT AWARDS 2018

The UI-Research Foundation is pleased to announce that the Call for Applications for 2018 funding programmes -

·         Research Career Development Grants Awards Initiative (RCDG) – is now open.

The Research Career Development Grants (RCDG) aim at supporting the development young members of the academic staff to become future research leaders in their areas of interest and to effectively contribute to national development.

THINK TANK FOR CONSENSUS BUILDING & AGENDA FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

A General Operations Guideline (GoG) was developed by the UI-Research Foundation for the ‘Think Tank’ following consultations and interactions with opinion leaders, decision makers, research leaders and input by a group of stakeholders convened by the Director, UI-Research Foundation. Responses of those consultations and meetings were encouraging and supportive of the need for the ‘Think Tank’.

NATIONAL THINK TANK FOR TRANSLATING RESEARCH TO INNOVATIONS, STRATEGIES AND EVIDENCE FOR POLICIES

Prof. A. I. Olayinka Translating research to innovation, strategies and evidence to guide policies on Agriculture, Energy, Health, Infrastructure and National Security is critical for national development. The economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) are enjoying   the dividends of translating research to innovations that   generate new products and novel strategies.

DEVELOPING FUTURE RESEARCH LEADERS FOR NIGERIA

The  University of Ibadan  Research Foundation  has developed  a  Research  Career  Development Grant Initiative (CGD)  designed to strengthen  the  research base and  enhance  the  scholastic  standards  at  the  University of Ibadan.  The  current  phase   of  the initiative  focuses   on  Agriculture,  Energy, Health  and  Humanities  The  University of Ibadan  through CDG  provides  funding  support  to    young  members  of  the  University  in their  efforts  to  develop  expertise  and  become  leaders  in research areas  relevant  to    the  missi

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