The College of Health Sciences has organised a one-day Students’ Research Conference in Health Sciences.
The day’s Conference was aimed at showcasing the research and scholarly activities of students in the College. The Conference was organised under the theme “fostering research in early tertiary education”.
Speaking at the Opening Ceremony, the Director of Research of the University, Prof. Andrew Anthony Adjei urged the participants to develop interest in research because they could have very profitable profession in it.
The Provost of the College, Rev. Prof. Patrick F. Ayeh-Kumi noted that the overall purpose of the Conference was to support an effective and transferrable programme towards encouraging research dissemination and career uptake among undergraduates in the College. He concluded that the central integrating theme of the conference was to appreciate the contributions of undergraduate student’s research towards faculty work in the College of Health Sciences and simultaneously the potential of nurturing young students into research and its opportunities in the University of Ghana and beyond.
Opening the Conference, the Guest of Honour, Mr. Paul Owusu Oduro, Laboratory Manager of MDS Lancet Ghana, main sponsor of the Conference thanked the College for putting together such an educative Conference.
He urged the students to be serious with research so as to be able to impact society positively with information acquired now and in future.