UK'S Aston University, LASU Seek Collaboration On Research, innovations - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, November 15, 2023

UK'S Aston University, LASU Seek Collaboration On Research, innovations

A leading British University based in Birmingham, the United Kingdom, Aston University and Lagos State University Ojo has  entered into a partnership, to enhance the quality of research and innovations of both institutions

Vice-Chancellor of LASU, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, mni, NPOM, while welcoming the two-man team from Aston University on Wednesday, expressed the readiness of the leading state university in Nigeria to embrace a partnership that would further internationalise it. 

The VC was joined at the collaboration conversation by members of the University Management and officials of the Directorate of Linkages, Partnerships and Collaborations, led by the director, Prof. Kabir Akinyemi 

Prof. Akinyemi, while speaking on his directorate's role in actualising the dialogue, said LASU's meeting with Aston was facilitated based on the latter's reputation for excellence in research. 

He expressed optimism that Aston University has the resources and experience to create a partnership with far-reaching benefits with LASU. 

Dr. Amara Ajaegbu, programme director for MSc. Information Systems and Business Analytics at Aston University, who led the Aston team to LASU, expressed optimism at the collaboration given the huge potentials in LASU.

 She assured that her institution would work with LASU to promote research and innovation in the institution. 

Recall that Aston University partnered with the Department of English Language to hold a symposium on Preventing Sexual Violence on University Campuses in Nigeria earlier this month.

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