Bowen University Set to Boost Space Science Education
Bowen University, Iwo,
Osun State, is to kick start deployment of a super
dual equatorial radar network system to aid the study of atmospheric
physics and monitor equator.
Bowen University, Professor Joshua Ogunwole who
disclosed this at the press conference for the 14th convocation of the
institution said the ten million U.S dollars project, when flagged
off would be the first in Africa.
The Vice Chancellor while explaining that Bowen University had established collaboration with the University of Virginia, United States of America and National Space Research and Development Agency on the project, hinted that the partnership would further enhance research in space science across the world.
Professor Ogunwole explained that the program would help in solving hitches associated with telephone network across the country.
Professor Ogunwole noted that Bowen University had changed its business model from the faculty model to modified collegiate system to ensure that
learning was accessible to students.
The Vice Chancellor while highlighting activities of the 14th convocation which will be climax on Saturday said an honour of Doctor of Entrepreneurship would be conferred on the president of African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina.