The African Institute for Science Policy and Innovation, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife will be holding the 2019 edition of its International Biennial Conference from the 15th to the 17th of July, 2019 at the Conference Hall of the University’s African Center for Excellence.
The African Institute for Science Policy and Innovation was set up to conduct research on how to harness science and technology for the economic development, serve as a “think tank” for institutions engaged in the governance of the National Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) System, and develop human capabilities in Technology Management. With regard to achieving these objectives, one of the strategies of the Institute is to bring together at a conference from time to time, academics, business professionals, policy influencers and other stakeholders to share knowledge and deliberate on how to address global emerging issues on development.
This Conference is being held under the theme “Science Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development”. Research in various sub-themes such as Industrial Technology; Information and Communications Technology; Energy sustainability, policy, management and technologies; Technological Entrepreneurship; Project Management; and Foreign Direct Investment among many others have been accepted to be presented at various plenary sessions.
The Chief Host for the occasion is the Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, while the Director of the Institute Professor Timothy Oyebisi and Dean of Faculty of Technology, Professor Adesola Aderoumnu are the co-hosts. The Special Guest of Honour is Engineer (Dr) Adetunji Obawole, Technical Manager, ExxonMobil Capital Projects in Nigeria. Engineer Obawole will be giving a lecture on “Gas Resource Utilisation and Energy Needs for Sustaining Base and Development in Nigeria” at the opening ceremony which will be held from 9 am, 15th of July, 2019 at the Conference Hall of the African Center for Excellence. This is to be followed by eight plenary sessions which are to be held for the duration (15-17th, July, 2019) of the conference at the same venue.
We would like to use this opportunity to invite all and sundry, especially those interested in the on-going discourse on strategies to place Nigeria and indeed Africa on the path to sustainable development, to participate in this upcoming event, particularly in the special interactive session at the opening ceremony. We are certain that your participation in this event will bring forth fresh perspectives to the challenges of sustainable development
UNIFEMGA is an Association of Muslim alumni of the University. It is addressed as Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates' Association. It holds her annual Reunion Conference in the University Community with Vice Chancellor and other principal officers of the University, government functionaries and dignitaries across the world in attendance.
This year's conference, the 15th in series, will hold from 5th to 7th July. The conference lecture will take place in Oduduwa Hall under the Chairmanship of Prof. Ishaq Oleyede, Registrar, JAMB. The Chief host is Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, the Vice Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife.
The topic for the lecture is Power and Responsibility with Accountability in Nigeria's Democracy; Imperatives for National Development
Notice is hereby given of the Special Meeting of Senate scheduled for 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday, 25th June, 2019 in the Main Conference Hall, ICT-Driven Knowledge Park, Computer Centre, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
- Consideration of Final Year Graduating Results.
- Change of UTME Subjects/O’ Level Requirements – Department of Demography and Social Statistics
Papers for the meeting have been forwarded to members’ individual e-mail addresses.
Please keep the date open and kindly attend the meeting punctually.
The Faculty of Arts, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife is holding its 2019 Distinguished Guest Lecture on Tuesday 2nd July, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. The Venue is Oduduwa Hall of the University.
The Distinguished Guest Lecturer for this year is Chief Dele Odule. A graduate of Mass Communication, Dele Odule is a versatile actor, director, producer and the current President of Theatre and Motion-Pictures Practitioners of Nigeria (TAMPAN). He is the founder of Dele Odule Dance Troupe. With over 40 years experience in the theatre and movie industry in Nigeria, the TAMPAN president will share with members of the University community, his knowledge of the field, in the usual exploration of the bond between the town and the gown.The Distinguished Guest Lecture Series is an outreach platform through which the Faculty seeks to promote a healthy exchange of ideas and smooth interaction between theory and practice. The programme is also designed to generate a new body of knowledge towards the realisation of a politically stable and economically developed Nigeria. The goal of the Lecture, no doubt, aligns with the University’s mission of promoting “the advancement of knowledge and its practical application to social, cultural, economic, scientific and technological problems”.
On the occasion, the Faculty will honour and acknowledge the contributions of some artistes drawn from different parts of Nigeria, who have excelled in the Theatre and Film Industry. Among them are Chief Adebayo Salami (Oga Bello), Lagos; Alhaji Alli Nuhu, Kano; and Patience Ozokwo (Mama G), Enugu. Some Artistes who had served the University and retired from the Awovarsity Theatre Company will also be honoured. They include Pa Gboyega Ajayi, Chief Peter Fatomilola, Late Laide Adewale, Chief Tunji Ojeyemi, HRH Oba Abiola Fakoyejo Awosemo, Rogbesin of Tafa Aperin Kingdom, Ife, and Mr. Pade Babatunde. The Stand-up Comedian, Dr. Helen Paul will make a special appearance. The occasion will feature dance and drama performances by invited Troupes. Members of the University community and the general public are cordially invited.
The Faculty of Education announces her 2nd Public Lecture in honour of Emeritus Professor 'Dibu Ojerinde.
The theme for the Public Lecture is Public Examinations and National Development. Guest Lecturer is Prof. L. Gbenga Adewale (University Ibadan), while the Venue is the Main Conference Hall (ICT P.G. Research Lab).
The lecture is scheduled for Friday 28th June 2019 at 11:00 am.
The Faculty of Education holds her Biennial Conference with the Theme: Education: Changing Perspectives and Approaches
Keynote Speaker: Otunba Kunle Kalejaye, SAN, FCArb
Date: 8th-12th July, 2019
Opening Ceremony: 9th July, 2019 at The Conference Hall of the African Centre of Excellence Building.
Paper Presentation will take place at the Faculty of Education
Interested graduating students of Obafemi Awolowo University from any department with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 and above should come and register for this opportunity in Division of Students' Affairs (DSA), Counseling Unit Room 6 on or before 30th of April, 2019.
CBT examination has been slated for 3rd of May, 2019 at the university's ICT Centre.
The matriculation ceremony for the fresh students of the 2018/2019 academic session holds today at the Oduduwa Amphitheatre by 10:00am.