The 12th Africana Post-Graduate Academy (APGA) & Ethiopian Scientific and Academic Network (ESAN) (

Organised Online Training on
Conducting Quality and Innovative Research Amidst the Lock-

Coordinators: Prof. Mammo Muchie, TUT & Prof. Nnamdi Nwulu (UJ)
Date & Time: Monday April 27, 2020 8:45 AM

Online Training Program

Selected Presentation by the Speakers

Welcome Address — Prof. Mammo Muchie, Tshwane University of Technology

Decoding the Research Journey to Create High Quality Output — Prof. Mammo Muchie, Tshwane University of Technology

COVID Impact on Academic Research —Prof. Sunday O. Ojo, Tshwane University of Technology

Theoretical and conceptual frameworks in Research– Prof. UI Ogbonnaya University of Pretoria

Leveraging on modelling and simulation in conducting your research —Prof. Amevi Acakpovi, University of Johannesburg

A primer on avoiding plagiarism —Prof. Khumbulani Mpofu, Tshwane University of Technology

How to write an excellent journal article and publish in accredited journals–Prof Kofi Poku Quan-Baffour, University of South Africa

Thoughts on Research from a Lock down– Prof. Steve Little University of Bolton

The 12th Africana Post Graduate Academy- Reflections– Dr. Lisa Short, Founder Mind Shifting, Australia

Online Training Summary — compiled by Dr. Kofi Quan-Baffour Dr. Swapan Kumar Patra, Dr. Abigail Chivandi, Dr. Ajebush Argaw, Dr. Yemisi Abisuga, Dr. Yohannes Worku, Otioma Chuks and Dr. Gino TRAORE