SICSS-Calabar

Date: TBD | University of Calabar

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Faculty

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Inyang, Juliet John

Inyang, Juliet is a co-founder of Academic Hive and an academic staff at the Department of Marketing, University of Calabar. Her research interest is in the areas of consumer culture, service innovation, process improvement, higher education, digital transformations and sustainable development. Specifically, she is interested in combining computational, quantitative and qualitative methods to unravel key insights about human behaviour in society. Juliet participated in the 2022 SICSS-Paris location.

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Grace Ihejiamaizu Paul-Anietie

Grace Ihejiamaizu is a co-founder of Academic Hive and an academic staff (Lecturer II) at UNICAL. She is currently undertaking her PhD in North America. Her research interest is in improving the lives of women social entrepreneurs in Nigeria through employability, entrepreneurship and digital skills.

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Inyang, John Okiri

John is a postgraduate student and early-career faculty at the Department of Economics, University of Calabar. He is a researcher and project manager with a keen interest in health economics, development economics and public sector economics research.

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Otobi,Augustine Ogbaji

Augustine is an avid researcher who loves to use computational tools to investigate the WHY, WHEN, WHERE and HOW of events, patterns and systems represented by numbers and other data structures. He is a postgraduate student in the department of Computer Science and his research area is in Data Science/Machine Learning. His research spans climate-related issues, fraud and risk prediction in insurance, expert systems and distributed databases. Augustine participated in the 2022 SICSS-Covenant location.

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Professor Bassey Igri Okon

Bassey Igri Okon is a Professor of Animal Science (specialization- Animal Production) and currently the Director of Research and Development at the University of Calabar. Bassey takes pleasure in guiding and facilitating trainings and group activities of young academics and researchers at the University of Calabar.

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Professor Enang Udah

Enang Udah is a Professor of Economics with expertise in Econometrics, Macro Economics and Development Economics. He is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and has served as a consultant to various local and international organizations including Cross River State government, EU-SRIP, NEWMAP, Tuning Africa project sponsored by the European Union in collaboration with the African Union.

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Professor (Mrs.) Grace Etuk

Grace Etuk is a Professor of Sociology and social works with an interest in women productivity and technological empowerment. She is currently the Head of the Department of Social Works and has served as a resource person to several professional and governmental bodies including the Nigerian Naval War College and the Niger Delta Development Commission.


Speakers

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Elijah Appiah

Elijah Appiah is an Economist and Data Scientist who loves using data to solve economic problems. With expertise in econometric modeling and data science, he has trained numerous students worldwide in the field of data science. Elijah is proficient in various data science tools, including but not limited to Python, R, SQL, Tableau, and TensorFlow, enabling him to employ advanced data analytics and machine learning techniques. He is currently a Ph.D. Economics student at the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) in Bangkok, Thailand. Elijah has authored books, namely, “Data Analysis with R Programming” and “Simplified Mathematical Economics”.

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Dr. Idongesit Efaemiode Eteng

I am Dr. Idongesit Efaemiode Eteng, an accomplished academic and researcher with a Ph.D. from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria's premier institution. With over 17 years of teaching experience, I have had the privilege of imparting knowledge to students from diverse backgrounds. My publication record and international research presentations in Ghana, Scotland, London, and the USA underscore my global academic presence. I specialize in Software Engineering, Data Science, Machine Learning, and Formal Methods, with a particular focus on health and education applications, reflecting my commitment to real-world problem-solving. Some of my notable projects include collaboration tools for academia-industry partnerships and medical support tools for health issues. Proficient in programming languages like Java, Python, and R, I am also known for my excellence in public speaking, and I have recently published a novel titled 'THE CALL,' adding a creative dimension to my professional portfolio.


Teaching Assistants

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Joseph David

Joseph David is Research and Teaching Assistant at Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos. He is also a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Policy and Development Research (CEPDeR), Nigeria. Joseph’s research interest revolves around development economics, public finance, corruption, energy economics, and the economics of crime (with a bias in money laundering). His current research focuses on determining the quantum, flows, and laundering of illicit funds associated with criminal and illegal activities such as grant corrupt practices, kidnapping, terrorism, and tax evasion, amongst others, in Nigeria, Africa, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Joseph participated in the 2022 SICSS-Covenant.

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Sven Lampe

Sven Lampe works as a research assistant at the University of Oldenburg. He holds a two-subject bachelor's degree in computer science and German studies as well as a master's degree in computer science. He is currently project coordinator for research field 1 in the joint project Wärmewende Nordwest (Heat Turnaround Northwest), in which he is working on reducing heat losses in residential buildings. He was teaching assistant in 2022 for SICSS JIAS/IPATC and in 2023 for SICSS IPATC, both at the University of Johannesburg.


Participants

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