The Graduate Students Association, UCC Chapter, has organised a three-day workshop to expose postgraduate students to new trends in conducting research.
The workshop which was held according to colleges was aimed at equipping students on Tools in Data Analysis and Interpretation, and Best Practices to avoid Plagiarism.
Speakers for the workshop included Dr. Josiah Tachie-Menson who took students through the use of Excel and G-Stat for data analysis whiles Mr. Isaac Nketsiah from the Directorate of Research Innovation and Consultancy, UCC presented on best practices to avoid plagiarism in their research work. Dr. Godfred William Cantah presented on the use of Stata for data analysis. Other facilitators for the workshop were Dr. Lebbaeus Asamani and Mr. George Adjei.
Opening of the Workshop
The Dean of School of Graduate Studies, Prof. Ernest L. Okorley, who opened the workshop encouraged students to work hard in order to finish their theses on time. He urged them to put the skills they would acquire from the workshop to good use in order to produce outstanding research work.