1.  Intent

As an academic institution established to advance the socio-economic development of Ghana through cutting-edge research and linkage with industry, the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has been focusing its research agenda (Education and Environment for Sustainable Development) on the development agenda of Ghana. In order to foster global transformation and align our research endeavours to international policy agenda, faculty and staff of the University have been undertaking research driven by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Background

The institution of the Best Researcher Awards (BRAs) in the University of Cape Coast (UCC) is considered as one of the programmes to reward its outstanding researchers. The BRAs are awarded to exceptional scientists and scholars for their outstanding achievements in the field of research. The Awards are dispensed annually to deserving staff of the University at the Research Awards and Grants (RAG) Ceremony organised by the Directorate of Research, Innovation and Consultancy (DRIC).

The Directorate of Research, Innovation and Consultancy (DRIC) and the University Management wish to announce the fourth call for applications for Best Researcher Awards (BRAs) for the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

The call is part of measures to realise the University’s agenda of global visibility, international competitiveness and social impact. The BRAs are awarded to exceptional scientists and scholars for their outstanding achievements in the field of research. 

The Directorate of Research, Innovation and Consultancy (DRIC) and the University Management wish to announce the fourth call for proposals for Research Support Grants (RSGs) for the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

The call is part of measures to realise the University’s agenda of global visibility, international competitiveness and social impact. The RSGs aims to encourage researchers to conduct high-quality research of national and international importance.

The Ghana Journal of Education: Issues and Practice is an official journal of the College of Education Studies, University of Cape Coast. This peer reviewed journal aims to provide a credible platform for educational researchers to share their research and other scholarly works. The journal is dedicated to research studies on education in Ghana and other African countries. Research studies on issues and practice in education conducted in contexts other than Africa or Ghana should provide relevance of the study to the Ghanaian or African context.

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