POSTGRADUATE TRAINING, RESEARCH AND INNOVATION VERSUS GRANT WRITING SKILLS IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES: THE MATTERS ARISING

Valentine, A. Aletor FCASN (2017) POSTGRADUATE TRAINING, RESEARCH AND INNOVATION VERSUS GRANT WRITING SKILLS IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES: THE MATTERS ARISING. In: An Invited Paper delivered at Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria on Thursday April 06, 2017..

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ISRAEL – THE START-UP NATION ! ‘’How can Israel – with only 7.1m people, no natural resources, enemies on every border, and in a constant state of war - produce more start-up companies than Japan, India, Korea, Canada, and the United Kingdom…. Israel’s adversity-driven culture fosters a unique combination of innovative and entrepreneurial intensity…’’ ’’ Israel’s policies on immigration, R&D, and military service have spurred the country’s rise: Israel has more companies on the NASDAQ than Korea, Japan, Singapore, India, and all of Europe combined. There’s never been a better time to look at this remarkable and resilient country for some impressive, surprising lessons not only for other nations, but also for business people and organisations – for everyone seeking economic success’’ - (Dan Senor and Saul Singer, 2011) 6 The advent of globalization has made it unfashionable to rate nations developmentally based on their endowment with material and human resources. This is because, be it in the social, economic or political domains, the foremost index of development is now the available pool of KNOWLEDGE and its application for deliverables in terms of goods, packages, processes or services. PREAMBLE – iii): 7 There is also now a world wide ackn

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Mr Tayo Okunlola
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2017 09:32
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2017 09:32
URI: http://eprints.abuad.edu.ng/id/eprint/1305

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