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The Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford is inviting applications for a bursary of up to £3,000 to undertake the part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Ecological Survey Techniques for September 2017 entry.

The PGCert in Ecological Survey Techniques provides knowledge, understanding and skills needed to conduct effective ecological field surveys and is targets professional in the fields of environmental management, environmental assessment and biodiversity monitoring, consultants, environmental managers and educators as well as volunteers.



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Abstracts are invited from researchers, academicians, policy makers and analysts, and PhD students for the upcoming Social Work Conference scheduled to be held in Gaborone, Botswana on October 25 – 27, 2017.

Conference theme:

 ‘Social Work, Human Security and Sustainable Development in sub-Saharan Africa’

 Sub-themes

  • Social work and human security
  • Political security
  • Sustainable development
  • Social security
  • Human Rights Based approach
  • Social development
  • Corruption
  • Threats to human security
  • Economic security
  • Migration
  • Environment and human security
  • Food security
  • Social work in Africa
  • Tourism and families in Africa
  • Human trafficking


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Research Cafe panelists

Yesterday during the Innovation Week 2017, a special forum took place, ‘Innovation Research Symposium’. The session kicked off at 9:00 a.m. with opening remarks from IBM Research.

A key highlight of the Symposium was the Research Café held in the afternoon. The event provided an opportunity for the participants to engage with panelists over a cup of tea on the topic “The research cycle: from conceptualization to utilization”. 



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Themed ‘Innovating to Solve Pressing Local and Global Challenges, the 3rd Annual Nairobi Innovation Week kicked off today with various side events.

Catch the Innovation Research Symposium tomorrow Tuesday March 7, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Jonathan Lenchner, Chief Scientist IBM Research Africa will give the keynote address.

In the afternoon, there will be a Research Café session on the ‘Role of research in innovation’.



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