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UCC To Establish Institute On Governance And Law

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The Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast [UCC] has hinted plans by the College of Humanities and Legal Studies to establish an Institute on Governance and Law.

Professor Joseph Ghartey Ampiah says his vision is to improve the role of the Directorate of Research Innovation and Consultancy (DRIC) at the University to help find innovation for the teething problems confronting the country.

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The Vice Chancellor indicated to representatives of Tullow Oil, one of the Jubilee Partners to partake in the successes being achieved by the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Center for Coastal Management and also on oceanography.

“My vision as a Vice Chancellor of the university is to establish the first industry and innovation unit at DRIC, UCC, and we’ve started discussions with GNPC and Tullow. I think that the sort of things we’ve been looking at with GNPC will really help us to do more to bring this about…We have a Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. We are also involved in Oceanography and we also have a Centre for Coastal Management. We have chalked numerous successes and it is time for Tullow to be part of this success”.


UCC Vice Chancellor - Professor Joseph Ghartey Ampiah

He identified plans by the College of Humanities and Legal Studies to establish an Institute of Governance and Law and appealed to the GNPC authorities to help facilitate the initiative. He said the University will ensure that an MOU earlier signed between the UCC and GNPC will help promote research in the University.


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