Action Plan For 2018 to 2019 Academic Year

Action Lead Implementer Month Year Other Responsibility Remarks
Coordinate Proposals for African Centres of Excellence (ACE) Director August, 2018 to September, 2018 Assistant/ Research Fellows Implemented
Develop Policy on Journals in UCC Director/Deputy Director October, 2018 Mr. Isaac Nketsiah Draft submitted to VC
Organise Meeting with Editors of Journals in UCC Director/Deputy Director October, 2018 Assistant/ Research Fellows Pending based on final policy
Coordinate Proposals for Strengthening Higher Agricultural Education for Agri-food System Transformation in Africa (SHAEA) Deputy Director October, 2018 to November, 2018 Assistant/ Research Fellows Proposal submitted
Develop DRIC Strategic Plan Director & Deputy Director November, 2018 DRIC Team Pending
Develop DRIC Risk Register Accountant December, 2018 Director & Administrators Pending
4th Call for Applications for Research Support Grants/Best Researcher Awards Assistant/ Research Fellows December, 2018 DRIC Team Calls Rolled Out
Training of Staff on Turnitin Deputy Director March, 2019 Mr. Isaac Nketsiah Completed
Sensitise Addendum to Conference Travel Grants/ Sensitisation on Intellectual Property Policy (IPP) Director April, 2019 Administrators Pending
Training of DRIC Staff on IPP/ Turnitin Deputy Director April, 2019 Mr. Isaac Nketsiah Completed
Establish Research Leadership Chairs Director & Deputy Director April, 2019 Assistant/ Research Fellows Pending
Organise Management Committee Meeting Director & Administrators April, 2019 DRIC Team Pending
Organise workshop on Ranking and Indexing of Journals Director & Deputy Director May, 2019 DRIC Team Pending
Organise Research Awards and Grants (RAG) Ceremony DRIC Team May, 2019 OVC & DRIC Team Pending
Produce Annual Research output of UCC Director & Deputy Director May, 2019 Assistant/ Research Fellows Pending
Monitoring of RSG projects Director January, 2019 to December, 2019 Monitoring Team Ongoing
Develop and Launch 2nd UCC Research Report DRIC Team August, 2019 DRIC Staff Pending
Initiate, Implement and Supervise Research Contracts, Consultancy, Innovation activities and processing of research Travel Grants DRIC Staff January, 2019 to December, 2019 DRIC Staff On-going
Organise Workshop on Grant Proposal Writing Prof. Armah, Prof. (Mrs.) Adu-Yeboah & Dr. den Ouden January, 2019 to December, 2019 Assistant/ Research Fellows Deferred to Next academic year
Build Capacity of DRIC Staff on Research Administration Nana Oye Akufo January, 2019 to December, 2019 DRIC Team Deferred to Next academic year