• UNIOSUN VC elected president of academic group

    Uniosun vc elected president of academic group - nigeria newspapers online
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    The African-German Network of Excellence in Science has elected the Vice-Chancellor, Osun State University, Osogbo, Prof. Clement Adebooye, as the president of the group.

    A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Ademola Adesoji, obtained in Osogbo said the Board at its annual meeting elected Adebooye its new president, giving him mandate to lead the network from year 2023 to 2025, the tenure renewable for another 2 years.

    At the meeting, the German Government and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation were represented by Head of Africa and Middle East Division at the Foundation, Dr Daniela Kneissl.

    The statement read in parts, “By this election, the Secretariat of the network will move from Benin Republic to the Osun State University, Osogbo for the first time since the establishment of the Network in 2011.

    “The network is designed to award grants and fellowship to support highly qualified young scholars (Doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers) from Sub-Saharan Africa through four grants programmes: AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grants, AGNES-PAWS Intra-Africa Mobility Grants for women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), AGNES Junior Research Grants, and AGNES-PAWS Junior Research Grants for women in STEM.”

    In his remarks after his election,  Adebooye, pledged his dedication to the vision and objectives of the Humboldt Foundation and AGNES.

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