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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. The 2-day meeting was to plan and budget for country-specific activities over the 7-year duration (April 1, 2020 - March 31, 2027) of the project and has key stakeholders from Academia, government, NGOs and CSOs participating.

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. 

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.

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.

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).

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

This has become necessary as a result of the expected increase in the number of qualified candidates from the Senior High Schools. It is anticipated that the number of qualified students will double as a result of the huge increase in the enrollment figures of the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy introduced by the government in 2017.

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.

The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, signed on behalf of the University whiles the Chief Executive Officer of FvTech, Dr. Bazir Serushago, signed for his organisation.