Gender Mainstreaming in Higher Education Research Conference will take place as planned in Kumasi, Ghana. The Brew- Hammond Energy Center in collaboration with WiSTEM is hosting a 2day conference themed: Gender Mainstreaming in Higher Education & Research at the IDL conference center, KNUST on the 6&7th December, 2019. The conference is open to all in Tertiary institutions and Research centers in Ghana as, Human Resource personnel, Quality Assurance personnel, curriculum developers or as Researchers.
Participation is free .
Accommodation and transportation would be provided for participants outside Ashanti region.
Use the link to register.
Registration deadline: 30th November, 2019.
It is expected that the Gender Mainstreaming in Higher Education Research Conference will bring together some of the great minds in research, Quality Assurance, Curriculum development to dialogue and share ideas on the theme as well as present papers at the conference.
The Brew- Hammond Energy Center was set up in memory of Professor Abeeku Brew-Hammond
Professor Abeeku Brew-Hammond was an Associate Professor and Director of The Energy Centre (TEC), a multi-disciplinary research unit in the College of Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana. He was a lecturer in the Department of?Mechanical Engineering?of the College of Engineering, KNUST. Professor Brew-Hammond before he passed one was also Board Chairman for the Energy Commission of Ghana and a member of the Technical Group under the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All).
Professor Hammond had his basic education at Richard Akwei Memorial and Accra New Town Experimental Schools. He obtained his Ordinary (?O?) and Advanced (?
A) Level Certificates from St Augustine?s College and Achimota School respectively.
Prof Brew-Hammond has a DPhil in Science and Technology, Policy Studies from the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) of the University of Sussex, England. His doctoral thesis was on the topic, ?Technological Accumulation and Electric Power Generation in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Volta River Authority, Ghana His earlier degrees are an MEngin Mechanical Engineering/Energy Conversion from McGill University in Montreal, Canada and a BSc (First Class Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana.