Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa) hosted the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) how to use the open access research discovery solution, Dimensions to improve their research output and increase visibility.
Are you aware of some of the open-access research tools that are accessible to you as an academic or early career researcher? How should researchers leverage these tools effectively to increase your research output and visibility? These are some of the questions that Ms. Joy Owango, executive Director at TCC Africa, used to guide and support the academic community at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) in using dimensions.ai
Fun Fact: Did you know that the oldest research record according to dimensions.ai from Nigeria dates back to 1834? I bet you did not
The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) is located in Abeokuta, a town in Ogun state southwest Nigeria. As the name implied the university is an agriculture-intensive university and was established in 1988. TFUNAAB was founded seeing the need to provide more skilled labor in agriculture.
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 is registered in Kenya. TCC Africa provides capacity support in improving researchers’ output and visibility through training in scholarly and science communication.