Sept. 2, 2022 | Author | 0 Comments
Chrisland University Will Continue To Encourage Lecturers To Become World's Best Scholars, Says VC
The Vice-Chancellor, Chrisland University, Abeokuta, Prof Chinedum Peace Babalola, FAS, has vowed not to relent in boosting the capacity of the Institution's teaching staff to be among the world's best rated scholars through their research outputs.
Prof Babalola spoke during a workshop organized by the Chemistry Department of the University, tagged: Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD)
The Facilitator of the programme was Dr Gbolahan Oduselu of the Bioinformatics Research Unit of Covenant University, Ota.
The Vice-Chancellor is the proponent of CADD. A similar CADD workshop had earlier been organized with Jaris in August 2021, which attracted researchers from different parts of Nigeria.
The workshop is targeted at assisting the institution's core teaching staff undergoing their PhDs to have the required focus as well as availing them opportunities of experience sharing from seasoned scholars.
In his opening remarks at the workshop, the Vice-Chancellor noted that the flurry of research activities taking place in the institution have properly positioned Chrisland University as the hub-nub of research and entrepreneurial studies.
Represented by Prof Olufemi Onabajo, Head, Department of Mass Communication, the Vice-Chancellor said the University would keep opening more platforms for lecturers to continue to develop their research instincts.
In his presentation, the Facilitator of the workshop, Dr Gbolahan Oduselu unfolded several Computer-Aided approaches that are now in vogue in developed world capable of eliminating time wastage in the drug production process.
Dr Oduselu also said apart from reducing time spent on production of drugs, Computer-Aided designs also help greatly in reducing the volume of work done during production.
In his closing remarks, the Dean, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, Prof Emmanuel Madunagwu appreciated the Facilitator for the depth of his presentation and urged the lecturers to put to use the knowledge garnered during the workshop.