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UNIBEN, two others win £6.8m UK research grant

The University of Benin, Edo State , and two other institutions have won the Global Challenge Research Fund Grant provided by the United Kingdom to promote research and development .

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Faraday Orumwense , disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing journalists on activities lined up for the 43 rd convocation and 47 th Founder ’ s Day ceremony of the institution.

Orumwense explained that the university was awarded the grant worth £ 6. 8 m in partnership with Lancaster University, United Kingdom ; and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research , Ghana.

He noted that the grant would assist to boost research capability to address the problems faced by developing countries.
“ The grant, which is part of a new £225m rate of investment , aims to grow research capability to meet the challenges faced by the developing world .

“ The Britain ’ s £6 . 8m project will be led by Lancaster University , UK , with the University of Benin and CSIR, Ghana, as core partners , ” he said.

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