INTRODUCTION

 

This is to announce the hosting of “4th International Conference on Scientific Research in Nigeria” by the Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria. The first edition of the conference was hosted in 2013, and it has been coming up regularly with large turnout of both local and foreign participants. All along the conference has been a success story. It is now our tradition to host it every alternate year

 

Faculty of Science is one of the three foundation Faculties in University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. The Faculty was founded in 1948 on a tradition of best practices in research and teaching. The faculty is blessed with an array of seasoned lecturers and scientists of international repute. The university is one of the foremost in Nigeria and Africa at large. It also ranked among the world best.  It is located in the heart of Ibadan, an ancient city in Yoruba kingdom of Nigeria. The town one of the largest in Africa is surrounded both within and far with many tourists attracting centers.

 

 Because science has advanced and become largely intertwined with society’s needs and development, research activities have also become complex, creating fascinating relationships among researchers on one hand, and between researchers and policy makers on the other. Scientists make new observations and develop new ideas that can enhance sustainable developments; therefore, societal development will continue to create challenges for the scientific community. The Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, has not shied away from these challenges. It has articulated its vision and evolved programmes and courses designed to produce competent manpower that can meet the needs of the present generation and equally provide the basis for the future generation to meet its own needs. This will ensure our today and assure our tomorrow.

 

This conference will provide forum for the exchange of new research findings and ideas among scientists across the nation and beyond. This will be targeted towards ensuring comprehensive use of research results for diversification of Nigeria’s economy and development.

 

INVITATION

The Conference Organising Committee on behalf of the Faculty of Science is pleased to invite members of the society, researchers and general public to her 4th International Conference titled “Innovative Scientific Research and National Developmentscheduled for 20 - 23 May, 2019 in the Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for discussion on current research, new achievements and practical applications in connection with national development.

 

OBJECTIVES

The primary goal of the conference is to promote research, developmental activities and exchange scientific information between academia and industries in Nigeria.

The specific objectives are:

a. To promote research and innovations using state of the artmethodologies

b. To enhance application of indigenous knowledge in diversification of Nigeria’s economy.

c. To promote interdisciplinary research programmes and activities.

d. To enhance policy formulation and implementation through best scientific knowledge and 

    assessments.

 

LANGUAGE

The Language of the conference is English.