Research Capacity Building Workshop Series – (virtual)
The Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Office of Research Services and Innovation, the Centre for Professional Development and the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) – GCTU at Ghana Communication Technology University are inviting the general public to a workshop series on Research Capacity Building.
AIM: The aim of this workshop is to build and strengthen the capacity of academic and non-academic individuals in rigorous research, publication and grant proposal writing.
At the end of the workshop, participants are expected to:
- Gain a deeper understanding on how to conduct research and develop competency to engage in a quality, rigorous and sustainable research agenda.
- Gain an appreciation of strategies to identify and publish in reputable publication outlets.
- Gain an appreciation of strategies to identify and write successful grant proposals.
The details are as follows:
Date: 18th May – 29th June, 2021
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2pm – 4pm each day
Mode: Virtual (via Zoom link)
Duration: 2 hours per session for 13 sessions (participants may choose to participate in all sessions or selected areas of interest.
Fee: GHC 1,500.00 full package / GHC 150.00 per session (Certificate will be awarded)
Payment Mode: Via MTN Mobile Money (details to be provided upon registration)
Note: Discount packages available for group participation
Participants will have the option of participating in all areas of interest.
The workshop is in three parts with each part consisting of sessions covering Research,
Publication and Grant Writing.
Part 1: Enhancing Knowledge in Research ( 6 sessions)
|1||Tuesday18th May,2021||Developing successful and sustainable research agenda.|
|2||Thursday 20th May,2021||How to select a research topic and problematize your research idea.|
|Tuesday 25th May,2021||Strategies for writing scholarly publications: Improving your research writing skills|
|4||Thursday 27th May,2021||Interdisciplinary and collaborative research. Tips for a successful partnership|
|5||Tuesday 1st June,2021||Using contemporary online tools and techniques to enhance research, data collection and analysis.|
|6||Thursday 3rd June,2021||Ethics: Dos and Don’ts of research: Ethics and copy right issues.
- Part 2: Publication ( 4 sessions)
|1||Tuesday 8th June,2021||Habits of highly successful researchers.|
|2||Thursday 10th June,2021||Selecting appropriate outlet for publishing research.
|3||Tuesday 15th June,2021||Publishing in scientific journals – What editors look for.
|4||Thursday 17th June,2021||Publishing in social science and humanities journals – What editors look for.|
- Part 3: Grant Writing ( 3 sessions)
|Tuesday 22nd June,2021||Researching and identifying funding sources.
|Thursday 24th June, 2021||Writing winning grant proposals: elements of a successful grant proposal.|
|3||Tuesday 29th June, 2021||How to manage grants.
This workshop targets:
The workshop series will be held online and facilitated by both local and internationally recognized resource persons who are experts in the field of research, publication and grant writing.
To register, kindly visit www.gctu.edu.gh/orsi or email us at email@example.com to request registration form or for further details.
Registration begins on 28th April, 2021
Contact us on: 020 2698 233, 020 224 1478, 024 3289 878