Normal Information of Sunday, 24 January 2021
The Kumasi campus of the CSIR School of Science and Know-how (CCST), has matriculated 31 recent college students for the 2020/2021 educational 12 months at a vibrant ceremony.
The scholars who had been admitted to pursue varied Masters’ programmes additionally acquired orientation about their programs and the School as they started the 2 years educational journey.
The CCST is an establishment born out of the analysis and improvement experiences of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Analysis (CSIR), the nation’s premier analysis establishment established in 1958.
It’s mandated to conduct scientific and technological analysis within the broad disciplines of agriculture, trade, surroundings, and a few features of well being and switch applied sciences generated by its analysis establishments for nationwide socio-economic improvement.
The School consequently is Utilized Analysis School that operates inside the analysis amenities of the 13 institutes of the CSIR.
It, due to this fact, has at its disposal well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratories, convention and seminar rooms and analysis stations all through the nation.
Professor Mark Appiah, President of the School in his welcome handle, reminded the scholars that they had been embarking on an expert and mental journey, which might not be straightforward however they may obtain their targets with dedication and perseverance.
He mentioned the target of the School was to offer college students the talents and assist them develop values that will improve their contributions to sustainable improvement of Ghana.
“We additionally wish to improve science and know-how analysis capability for nationwide improvement in addition to enhance analysis trade linkage and collaborations,” he emphasised.
He assured the scholars that the School had sufficient and high quality employees made up of 104 senior academicians together with 25 full Professors in addition to 79 different lecturers, senior lecturers, technicians and supporting employees to take them by way of their educational work.
He mentioned all the educational employees of the School had been seasoned scientists able to help college students and inspired them to study from their wealthy experiences and that their doorways had been at all times opened for college students.
“One factor to remember is that we aren’t simply making ready you to be good residents of Ghana and the world, however we’re additionally anticipating you to be good residents of CCST as effectively,” he implored them.
Prof. Appiah additionally disclosed that the School was contemplating the introduction of latest masters’ and PhD programmes along with the eight programmes at present being supplied by the establishment to offer extra choices to potential college students.