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

SYSTEMATIC THINKING AND COGNITIVE COSTS

I am a STEM Ambassador with the Transpenine Group England and I enjoy teaching students Maths and Sciences. In particular, I appreciate an opportunity given to me by The Brilliant Club UK during my PhD to participate in their Scholars Programme and The Brilliant Tutoring Programme. By the way, I strongly recommend The Brilliant Club … Continue reading SYSTEMATIC THINKING AND COGNITIVE COSTS

My first academic disappointment and how it can be useful to you

(Exclusively for subscribers. Only those who follow this blog will receive this post) One thing I know that I know is that I love learning. When I want to learn, I go all out to learn as much as I can learn. However, my first academic disappointment  came the day I understood that there are … Continue reading My first academic disappointment and how it can be useful to you

THE LAW OF ATTRACTION VERSUS THE LAW OF RECOGNITION

by Destiny Chukwuma Ogbonnaya In 2016, I visited my uncle whom I like discussing ideas with. He told me what he thought about recent books he read. He told me about the "Billionaire next door" and "The law of attraction". Coincidentally, I had bought a book titled "The secret" that focussed on the law of … Continue reading THE LAW OF ATTRACTION VERSUS THE LAW OF RECOGNITION

NATIONAL ID CARD VALIDATION AND POOR INTELLECTUAL CONTENTS IN CREATING PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS IN NIGERIA

First, I loud the current intention of the Nigerian government to develop a robust and unified identification system for the citizens. The Nigerian factor as it well would never go away anytime we want to do something of significance. Why?! There is a bad practice in public administration and management in Nigeria that will continue … Continue reading NATIONAL ID CARD VALIDATION AND POOR INTELLECTUAL CONTENTS IN CREATING PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS IN NIGERIA