During 2023 VREF has supported developing and carrying out four short “Skills&Tools” courses within the Mobility and Access in African Cities Program (MAC) . The courses cover areas that are important for strengthening academic skills. Three focus on academic writing skills, and one focuses on skills for writing research proposals and leading research projects. Please find course descriptions and further information on how and when to apply below.
Courses on Academic Writing:
The state-of-the-art in scientific writing and publication
Course convenor(s)/leader: Dr. Enoch F. Sam, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana
Time period: 27 July – 21 September 2023
For more information see this flyer, and for online application use this link.
Please note – registration deadline has been extended to 19 July!
Academic Writing Capacity Building in Urban Mobility and Access in Sub-Saharan Africa
Course convenor(s)/leader: Dr. Regina Obilie Amoako-Sakyi, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
Time period: 5 September – 4 October 2023
For more information see this flyer, and for online application see this link.
Please note registration deadline 18 July.
Critical Thinking and Writing Skills for Postgraduate Students
Course convenor(s)/leader: Dr. Temilade Sesan, University of Ibadan, Nigeria; Dr. Peter Elias, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Time period: 5 October – 23 November 2023
For more information see this flyer, and for online application, see this link.
Course on proposal writing and project management:
Writing, Leading and Managing Research Proposals and Projects in Transport Studies
Course convenor(s)/leader: Dr. Herrie Schalekamp, Mtracs Educational Institution for Knowledge Creation & Dissemination
Time period: 18 September – 5 October 2023
For more information, see this flyer and for online application use this link.