Annual Science and Development Platform

2018 SCIENCE AND DEVELOPMENT PLATFORM

“SCIENCE FOR DEVELOPMENT: GHANA ASKS, LEGON ANSWERS”

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

On behalf of the Provost of the College of Basic and Applied Sciences (CBAS), the CBAS Research Board is pleased to announce the call for submission of abstracts for the 2018 Science and Development Platform (CBAS-SDP). The CBAS SDP is intended to provide:

• Opportunity for faculty of the College to show-case and publish their research findings;
• A forum for faculty to interact with industry and initiate collaborative ventures where industry is given space to table their questions for CBAS faculty to find solutions;
• Space and time for faculty from different backgrounds and disciplines to exchange ideas and forge inter-, multi-, and trans-disciplinary teams to work on joint research problems;
• Opportunity for the College to review its research agenda in order to focus on research fund-raising and funds allocation on priority issues.

Abstract Submission

Abstracts shall be accepted from CBAS faculty and graduate students as well as researchers collaborating with CBAS faculty. Submissions must be based on primary research findings. Papers presented at the SDP shall be considered for publication in the CBAS Journal, Science and Development.

Abstract format:

Title; Author(s); Author (s)’ institutional affiliation; Coordinates of corresponding author
Maximum of 300 words in a single paragraph; please provide up to 5 Key words.
Font Size: 12 pt; Times New Roman, 1.5 spacing.
Please indicate whether the abstract submission is for poster or oral presentation.

IMPORTANT DATES TO NOTE

2018 CBAS-SDP open for Abstract submission Dec. 12, 2017 – Feb. 28, 2018

 

Abstract acceptance notification

 

Within 10 days of submission

 

Registration for participation opens

 

Mar. 15-April. 24, 2018

 

Deadline for receipt of full manuscript for consideration for publication in CBAS Journal

 

March 28, 2018

 

Dates for the 2018 CBAS Science and Development Platform

 

    25-27 April 2018

 

Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail to the Secretary of the CBAS Research Board at

cbas-rb@ug.edu.gh

click on: 2018 CBAS Science and Development Conference Registration Form