CALL FOR PARTICIPATION AND SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS

 

 8TH NIGERIAN YOUNG ACADEMY (NYA) CONFERENCE AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

 

28th – 30th August 2018

 

University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED), Odosida Campus, Ondo City, Ondo State

 

INTRODUCTION

We are pleased to announce the call for participation and submission abstracts for the 8th Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) Conference and General Assembly scheduled to hold at the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo City, Ondo State from 28th to 30th August 2018. The conference seeks to draw expertise and contributions from all relevant stakeholders towards fast-tracking economic recovery through a well-articulated research and development policy; with emphasis on the Nigerian content.

CONFERENCE THEME

Multidisciplinary Research: A Cornerstone for Sustainable Development

SUB-THEMES

ü  Combating Africa’s disease burden through research

ü  Education for all to engender peace, justice, and strong institutions 

ü  Ensuring food security via effective agricultural policy

ü  Integrating research for social and economic sustainability

ü  Investment in sustainable cities infrastructural development 

ü  Protecting the climate and ensuring clean energy supply

 

REGISTRATION

All intending participants should register online through this link: http://bit.do/nya2018conference between the 14th of May, 2018 and 24th of July, 2018.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Abstracts should be submitted via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 15th of June 2018. Authors are limited to a maximum of two oral presentations. Oral and poster presentation are welcome.

STRUCTURE OF ABSTRACT

ü  Abstract title (with the text centered) should include the title, author(s) names and affiliations.

ü  List multiple affiliation one below the other and mark each with a superscript (''a'', ''b'', ''c'',).

ü  Where there is more than one author, the corresponding author should be marked with an asterisk superscript (*)

ü  E-mail address and mobile phone numbers of the corresponding author should be provided in the abstract.

ü  Abstract should not be more than 250 words, with 3 to 6 keywords. It should be included in the template provided for this purpose

TIMELINES

ü  Abstract submission deadline: 15th of June, 2018

ü  Notification of acceptance of abstract: 6th of July, 2018

ü  Registration deadline: 24th July 2018

ü  Conference Dates: August 28-30, 2018

ü  Authors of accepted abstracts will be required to submit revised versions for publication in the book of abstracts. Authors of accepted abstracts might also be requested to submit full papers which will be peer-reviewed for publication in the Annals of Science and Technology – the official Journal of the Nigerian Young Academy.

ENQUIRIES

 

For more information, contact

Akhere A. Omonkhua, PhD

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+2348039286549

Abiodun Egbetokun, PhD

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