ONICHA EDUCATION FOUNDATION (OEF) FINAL YEAR RESEARCH GRANT 2022

Applications are invited from qualified Undergraduate or Postgraduate students to conduct the following research as their Final year project or Masters project. Title: "Mapping of Educational Resources in Primary and Secondary Schools in Onicha Community". The project would map the human and non-human resources available in schools in Onicha to facilitate governmental and non-governmental interventions.The … Continue reading ONICHA EDUCATION FOUNDATION (OEF) FINAL YEAR RESEARCH GRANT 2022

DIGITAL DIVIDE AS THE GREATEST HURDLE FOR OPENSCIENCE IN AFRICA

Credit: Unplash UNESCO treats Openscience as a human right issue and its recommendations can help governments, institutions and stakeholders to transition to the emerging Openscience standards ( see UNESCO  recommendations). This is symbolic as it helps to build systems and knowledge infrastructures that are not only for scientists but for facilitating citizens science. There is … Continue reading DIGITAL DIVIDE AS THE GREATEST HURDLE FOR OPENSCIENCE IN AFRICA

THE ART OF EXECUTION: PHILOSOPHY OF THINKING, KNOWING AND DOING.

by Destiny Chukwuma Ogbonnaya Connecting thinking, knowing and doing is understandably difficult for many people. Yet, integrating them is necessary, although not sufficient, to achieve any self-defined or collaborative goal or objective. James 1(22) states: "But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves". In the end, our life efficacy and impact under any … Continue reading THE ART OF EXECUTION: PHILOSOPHY OF THINKING, KNOWING AND DOING.

TOKYO 2020 MEDAL TABLE CORRELATES WITH ECONOMIC POWER

You can see herein the TOKYO 2020 medal table. I have been trying to understand why the countries at the top of the table are doing well? (Source: Wikipedia) One thing that correlates strongly among other variables is economic power! Have a look at the World economic ranking and compare the Olympics medal table with … Continue reading TOKYO 2020 MEDAL TABLE CORRELATES WITH ECONOMIC POWER

OPENSCIENCE: OPEN TO WHO, OPENED BY WHO?

(Source: Openaccessbutton.org) The 2nd UN Openscience Conference which took place from 21st to 23rd July 2021 has ended after a very engaging,  resourceful and enlightening talks. On the second day of the Conference, I reflected on some issues titled Publishing my PhD work would cost jaw-dropping £11,832 in Open Access . At the end of … Continue reading OPENSCIENCE: OPEN TO WHO, OPENED BY WHO?

PUBLISHING MY PHD WORK WOULD COST JAW-DROPPING £11,832 IN OPEN ACCESS

By Chukwuma Ogbonnaya I am happy to be attending the 2nd UN Open Science Conference through the invitation of SPARC. I am an Open Access Advocate after attending Opencon2018 at Toronto, Canada. I was enthused to participate and I learned many things as you can see in my reflections ( A new world of possibilities- … Continue reading PUBLISHING MY PHD WORK WOULD COST JAW-DROPPING £11,832 IN OPEN ACCESS