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You are invited to the MADinitiative Academic Research/ Project writing workshop

As part the academic
projects for young Nigerians at MADinitiative, a special Academic Research/
Project writing workshop for final year and postgraduate students in Nigerian
institutions has been launched to help develop young academic researchers in
Nigeria and also assist students during their research project year.
The workshop, which will hold across different institutions in
Nigeria will be facilitated by different world renowned academic researchers
from different international universities and will focus on encouraging
discussions around reading materials and/or an exposition by the students and
facilitator.
The workshop will
provide a rigorous academic and experimental learning space for collaboration
dialogue, creative, clinical and or pedagogical research invention about
contemporary research methods, with particular emphasis on the research
paradigm “Practice as/led/based Research”.
 The workshop will further:
•      Help
student recognise different areas that should be researched in the 21st century
•      Help
students conceptualize, research, and write research paper
•      Introduce
students to basic international legal research skills and legal writing
techniques
•      Help
students frame their research within ethical standard
•      Help
students avoid a repetition of research and plagiarism
•      Facilitate
advising relationships between students and research supervisors
•      Help
structure and set deadlines for researching and writing research papers
•      Provide
guidance and other non-technical support for writing projects
Facilitators will
focus the following areas at the workshop with the participants;
•      Thinking
around starting a research process
•      Identifying
Students’ Areas of Strength
•      Choosing
a Research Area
•      Developing
a Research Question
•      Deciding
Research Topic
•      Writing
Statement of Interest and Research Proposal
•      Conducting
Out Research
•      Ethical
Standard and Plagiarism
•      Finding
online resources , and
•      Getting
ready for defence
This project is the first of its kind in Nigeria and it will
feature some of the best international academic research experts as
facilitators at each workshop. The first phase of this project holds as
follows:
Date: Thursday 29th of January 2015
Venue: Dream Centre, 8, Gbagada Express Way, Anthony Oke Bus
Stop, beside TREM HQ, Anthony, Lagos.
Time: 10am to 2pm
Facilitator:
Professor Chris Odhiambo, B.Ed (Kenyatta), M.A (Kenyatta), D.Phil
(Stellenbosch), Professor of Colonial Literature, Moi University.
Registration Fee:
N1,500 (Inclusive of Workshop, Online Research Materials, Lunch Snacks and
Certificate of Participation)
Target group:
Final Year and postgraduate students.
Participants must pre-register through any of the
following:
Email:          [email protected]
Website:       www.madinitiativeng.org
Call:            
08074081515, 08038288609, 08026632773, 08052194095
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