Training Centre in Communication was honored to cohost the research profiling and its Impact on Collaboration and Internalization webinar with Science 2 Business.
Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa) was joined by Science 2 Business in cohosting the webinar titled Research Profiling and Its Impact on Collaboration and Internalization on 14th September 2022.
The webinar, which saw over five hundred (500) registered participants, had speakers from the Global North and Global South Partners who highlighted the implications of strategic research profiling and how this can aid in research impact, global rankings of higher institutions, and increased collaborations.
Meet the Speakers
Professor Babatunde Lawal Salako- Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research
Professor Kabiru Aderemi Adeyemo- Chairman of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Registrars of Private Universities in Nigeria (CVCRPUN)
Dr. Mustapha Popoola- Convener, Science 2 Business Nigeria and National Project Manager of the Nigerian COVID-19 Research Coalition
Nick Anderson- Solution Consultant at Symplectic
Emily Alagha- Technical Specialist Government and Funders, Digital Science
The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) was established through the National Science and Technology Act of 1977, the Medical Research Council of Nigeria was renamed the National Institute of Medical Research and further changed to the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) in 1993.
Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) is a reputable point of reference in basic, applied and operational research for the promotion of national health and development in Nigeria
The Science, Technology and Innovation to Business (S2B) initiative is a multi-sectorial, multi-actors and intercontinental knowledge generation platform created to foster strong relationship between the research and business communities on a sustainable basis. The initiative provides a veritable platform for innovation and lifelong knowledge generation, management and dissemination to end users across different communities.
This initiative brings together CVCRPUN members to meet annually and brainstorm on the progress of our universities across the country. Part of their mission is to share experiences to ensure that private campuses are well-kept and also ensure that academic programmes are of a good standard.
Digital Science is a technology company with its headquarters in London, United Kingdom. The company focuses on strategic investments into startup companies that support the research lifecycle. Among its portfolio companies, those highlighted in the presentations were:
Symplectic is part of Digital Science which works towards making research smarter, more collaborative, and more efficient. Our core team are based in London, where we work alongside other Digital Science colleagues including folks from Altmetric, Figshare and Overleaf. We also have team members based in Germany, Romania, Australia and the USA, so we’re also all well versed in online conferencing tools!
Dimensions is the world’s largest linked research information dataset. With Dimensions, you can search across multiple content types, ranging from publications to grants, clinical trials, patents, datasets and policy documents. The linking of all these data enables you to view the information in context, gain new insights from complex analytics, and trace the relationships between your results.
The Training Centre in Communication(TCC Africa), is the first African-based training centre to teach effective communication skills to scientists. TCC Africa is an award-winning Trust, established as a non-profit entity in 2006 and registered in Kenya. TCC Africa provides capacity support in improving researchers’ output and visibility through training in scholarly and science communication.