UNIZIK VC Stresses Importance Of Research In Varsity

INFOMEDIA – The Vice Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Universi­ty, Awka, Prof Charles Oke­chukwu Esimone, has called on departments and research units in the university to key into his vision for the univer­sity to make it rank among the best in Nigeria, best 10 in Africa and among top 200 in the world.

Esimone said he articulat­ed the strategy code-named Project 200 to focus on drive for academic excellence, productive public/commu­nity service, administrative reforms, discipline and ad­vancements.

He spoke at the weekend during a workshop organised by the Ekwueme Centre for Multi-Disciplinary Research with the theme: Multidisci­plinary Research: Bedrock for Holistic National Devel­opment.

He said he initiated the project because all over the world, universities are known and ranked by the quantity and quality of research ema­nating from them.


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