Call for participation: First BNI Research Round-table on Youth Work

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Background:
As the world becomes ever more data-driven, research and analytical skills are in high demand but in very short supply. Organisations across
the world are striving to gain a competitive edge by building their competences towards exploiting quantitative techniques to their full potential. In a diverse and rapidly changing world, there is an urgent need to strengthen research and innovation capacity of young Nigerian professionals towards promoting the much needed development and social change in Nigeria.

Join us at the First BNI Youth Work Research Round-table as we discuss:

Strengthening Research and Innovation Capacity of Nigeria’s Workforce for Sustainable development

Guest Speaker:

Prof. Iruka Okeke
Professor of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ibadan

Editor-in-Chief of the African Journal of Laboratory Medicine

Drug Resistance Consultant, World Health Organisation

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Date: Saturday 19th October 2019.

Time: 09:00 am prompt

Venue: Nation Builders Centre, First Floor U&I Building , Opposite Queen Idia Hall, University if Ibadan, Nigeria.

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Paper Presentations:
The Research Round-table will feature presentation on the following research work conducted by the BNI Research and Development Working Group.

📍 Role of Informal sector in creating work opportunities for youth in Nigeria

(A BNI research work supported by the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, University of Cape Town).

📍 Role of Youth led organisation in peaceful elections and political participation of young people in selected south west states of Nigeria

(A UNESCO Youth Civic Engagement Initiative supported research)

📍 Predisposing factors to depression among undergraduate students at the University of Ibadan

(Research project conducted by participants of the Certificate Course in Data Analysis for Research and Development DARD Cohort 1 Youth mental health research group )

📍 Effect of risky sexual behaviors among students of the University of Ibadan on academic performance

(Research project conducted by participants of the Certificate Course in Data Analysis for Research and Development DARD Cohort 1 Youth Sexual Reproductive Health research group )

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Available Slots for guest reservations: 25.

Participation is FREE. However, registration is required.

Follow the link below to reserve a seat 👇🏻👇🏻
https://tinyurl.com/yxbovgmt

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