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CCM and DRIC hold First Country Coordinators Meeting of V2V Global Partnership Project

The Directorate of Research and Innovation and Consultancy (DRIC) and the Centre for Coastal Management (CCM) have held a Country Coordinators meeting of the Vulnerability to Viability (V2V) Global Partnership Project from 12 – 13 November, 2020.

Appointment of Dr. David Teye Doku as Deputy Director of DRIC

The Vice Chancellor has on behalf of the University Council, appointed Dr. David Teye Doku as Deputy Director of the Directorate of Research Innovation and Consultancy (DRIC) of the University of Cape Coast effective 1 September 2020. He joins Dr. Mrs Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah who was recently appointed by the Vice Chancellor to a similar role at DRIC. 

Staff of School of Graduate Studies Undergo Training on Turnitin

The Directorate of Research, Innovation and Consultancy (DRIC) in collaboration with the Sam Jonah Library has organised a training workshop for staff of the School of Graduate Studies (SGS), on how to use the “Turnitin” (Plagiarism Check Software).    

Dr. Mrs. Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah Appointed as the Deputy Director of DRIC

The Vice-Chancellor has on behalf of the University Council has appointed Dr. (Mrs.) Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah, as the Deputy Director of the Directorate of Research, Innovation and Consultancy (DRIC), with effect from 1st August 2020. 

Short Report on Rice Integrity workshop and some achievement

Rice is consumed by more than 3.5 billion people (almost half of the world’s population) and African countries imported more than 7.6 million tonnes of rice amounting to about $ 4 billion. In 2016, there was a wide spread rumour of fake plastic rice in the world and Ghana was not left out. This rumour was ranked 9th of 13 emerging food risks in the world. To make matters worse, the well-known detection techniques were inappropriate for on-site application and needed skilled individuals, it is difficult to use, high cost, and was much labor intensive.

Fingerprinting Rice: Fighting Food Fraud, Saving Lives

Mary Mcbride, Director, Applied Segment Markets, Sponsored A Request For The Agilent Foundation To Fund This Initiative. A Grant Was Awarded.

Half of the world’s population depends upon rice as their premium staple food. In recent history, rice consumption has travelled far beyond Asian countries to become the fastestgrowing food staple in Africa – and unscrupulous people are taking advantage of this massive business opportunity.

Department of Forensic Sciences to Train Fire Service Officers in Forensic Investigations

The Department of Forensic Sciences has held a stakeholders workshop to discuss a training course for personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) on Forensic Fire Investigation.

The training course is aimed at equipping officers of the Ghana National Fire Service with the requisite skills to conduct forensic investigation into incidents of fire and determine the true cause of such fires.

School of Business Presents Awards to 196 Students

The School of Business (SoB) has awarded 196 students for their exceptional academic performance for the 2017/2018 academic year.

The awardees comprised students from level 100-300 in the programmes of the School namely, BCom (Accounting), BCom (Finance), BCom(Human Resource Management), BCom (Marketing), BCom (Management) and BCom(Procurement & Supply Chain Management).

UTAG Holds National Forum on Free SHS

Management of universities has been urged to put in place strategies to enrol more fresh students in the 2020/2021 academic year.

UCC Signs MoU with Final Vision Technologies

The University of Cape Coast has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Final Vision (FvTech), a technology solutions company based in Canada, to provide lecturers and students access to educational materials from Database for Development & Excellence (AIDDE) e-library.

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