Dr. Vincent Anum Ankamah-Lomotey

Deputy Registrar


Dept: Provost's Office - College of Science
Registrar's Offices
KNUST
Kumasi,
Ghana

Office Location: 3rd Floor, Room TF 32, College of Science

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CURRICULUM VITAE – VINCENT ANUM ANKAMAH-LOMOTEY 

DEPUTY REGISTRAR

KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY,

KUMASI

 

A.    CONTACT/PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

  1. EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE:
  • Planning, directing and evaluating administrative procedures suitable for tertiary education management.
  • Reviewing and approving prevailing innovations within the tertiary sector.
  • Determining and administering strategy and process for short listing, interviewing and recommendations for employment.
  • Developing and maintaining marketing networks for the recruitment of international students.
  • Planning and networking for fund raising activities.
  • Developing Research Uptake management and utilisation strategies
  • Developing Science Communication strategies for research dissemination

 

C.    EDUCATION /QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Institutions Attended

University of Stellenbosch                              2013-2019

University of Bristol, UK                               1994 – 1995

University of Cape Coast                               1984 – 1989

Accra High School                                          1981 – 1983

Labone Secondary School                              1983 - 1984

Christian Methodist Secondary School          1976 – 1981

  1. Academic Degrees earned

PhD in Science & Technology Studies          2019

Master of Science Education (MEd.)             1996

Bachelor of Science in Physics (BSc.)           1989

Diploma in Education (Dip.Ed)                     1989

 

D.    ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

University Administrative/Professional/positions held:

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Registrars’ Offices

 

  1. July 1, 1998 – March 1, 2000 - Assistant Registrar/Faculty Secretary, Faculty of Agriculture with the following schedule;
  1. Secretary to the Faculty Appointments and Promotions Committee
  2. Secretary to the Faculty Examiners Board
  3. Secretary to the Committee of Heads of Departments
  4. Working together with the Dean and Heads of Departments to short list and interview applicants for admission.
  5. Keeping of Students records
  6. Issuance of letters of introduction to students to mention but a few.

 

  1. March 1, 2000 – January 1, 2001 - Assistant Registrar (Student Affairs) with the following schedule;
  1. Assistance to the Deputy Registrar (Academic) on student and resident matters
  2. Liaison with Committee of Hall Masters
  3. Liaison with the Student Representative Council
  4. Maintenance of students records
  5. Secretary to the Resident Committee of the Academic Board
  6. Member of Congregation Planning Committee
  7. Preparation of First Year students for matriculation
  8. Orientation of First Year students
  9. Registration of students and many more.

 

 

 

 

  1. January 1, 2001 – December 31, 2004 - Assistant Registrar (Admissions) with the following schedule;
  2. Member/Secretary of the Universities’ Central Admissions Committee.
  3. Liaison with Deans/Directors on the revision and publication of Entry Requirements to Undergraduate Programmes.
  4. Preparation of a database of all applicants for admission into the various programmes.

 

  1. As schedule officer for admissions responding to all enquiries relating to admissions into the university.

 

  1. Opening of files for all fresh students and compilation of student list and many more.
  2. Admission and processing of foreign students records.
  3. Member/Secretary of committee responsible for students’ residence.
  4. Annual orientation of International students.
  5. Organisation of seminars/career counselling for students in second cycle institutions.

 

  1. January 1, 2005- November 1, 2006 - Acting College Registrar, College of Engineering with the following schedule;
  1. Secretary to the College Board, Appointments and Promotions Committee, College Finance Committee etc.
  2. Dissemination of information to the various faculties and departments
  3. Member Engineering Guest House Management Board
  4. Coordinating the administrative set ups of the faculties, departments and overseeing the work of the administrative assistants and all junior staff
  5. Overseeing students’ affairs, including letters of introduction, transcripts and student associations
  6. Monitoring, control, allocation and maintenance of college vehicles
  7. Working in close collaboration with the College Examinations Officer to oversee the allocation of lecture rooms, end of semester examinations, mid semester examinations and time tabling
  8. Monitoring and supervising the registration of students at the beginning of the semester.
  9. Supervising the cleaning of lecture rooms, provision of furniture and white board with markers.
  10. Liaising with heads of departments to provide office space for staff
  11. Ensure regular maintenance of college buildings
  12. Ensuring that the college grounds are well kept
  13. Seeing to the training needs of staff besides many other administrative support to the Office of the Provost, faculties and Departments.

 

  1. November 1, 2006- November 1, 2008 - Acting Deputy Registrar (General Administration) with the following schedule;

 

  1. Secretary to the following Committees:
  • Standing and Finance Committee
  • Development Committee
  • Budgetary Committee
  • Tender Committee

 

  1. Served as member on the following Committees
  • Development Sub-Committee
  • Transport Organization Management Committee (TOMC)
  • Senior Staff Canteen Management Committee (Chairman)
  • Board of survey/Destruction (Chairman)
  • Welfare Services Board

 

  1. Other responsibilities include
    • Liaison with Director of Works on development and maintenance matters.
    • Executive action on Audit Reports.
    • Campus Security and the management of the state of municipal services.
    • Accra Guesthouse.
    • Factory inspection report.
    • Liaison with Boards and Committee of non-academic services.
    • Maintenance of Equipment .
    • Liaison with Finance Officer on Budgetary matters.

 

  1. Oversight responsibility over the following:
  • Accra Guesthouse
  • Senior Staff Canteen
  • Main Registry
  • Post Room

 

  1. November 1, 2008 to April 1, 2012 - Acting Deputy Registrar (Academic & Student Affairs) with the following schedule;
  1. Secretary, Academic Board
  2. Secretary, Executive Committee
  3. Chairman, Congregation Planning Committee
  4. Chairman, Examinations Coordinating Committee
  5. Member, School of Graduate Studies Board
  6. Member, Central Admissions Committee
  7. Member, Examinations Audit Task Force
  8. Member, Planning and Resource Committee
  9. Other duties include;
  • General supervision of the Academic Affairs Division (Admissions, Examinations, Students Affairs, Student Financial Service Office and the Affiliations Desk);
  • Liaison with the Finance Officer and the Students Representative Council (SRC) on the fixing of Academic Facility User Fees and other charges;
  • Liaison with the Vice-Chancellor, Registrar and the office of the Dean of Students on student disciplinary matters;
  • Academic Board matters and implementation of Academic Board policies;
  • Facilitating the organization of Matriculations, Congregations and Examinations;
  • Liaison with Provosts of Colleges, Deans of Faculties/Heads of Departments on academic issues;
  • Verification of records of all admitted postgraduate students and issuance of admission letters.

The Office of the Deputy Registrar (Academic & Student Affairs) has oversight responsibilities over five (5) units, namely; Admissions, Examinations, Students Affairs, Student Financial Services and the Affiliations Desk.

 Some of the schedule is as listed below:

 

 

  1. Students Affairs

:

  • Orientation for First Year students;
  • Preparation of First Years for matriculation;
  • Facilitating medical examinations for First Years;
  • Liaison with The Quality Assurance and Planning Unit (QAPU) in the issuance of Identity Cards and generation of Index Numbers for First Years;
  • Revision, production and distribution of Freshman’s Guide to First Years;
  • Issuance of letters of introduction for passports, visas etc. to students;
  • Facilitating the processing of resident permits for International Students;
  • Processing of Scholarship forms and awards for students;
  • Facilitating the process for burial and funeral rites of deceased students;
  • Custodian of all student files;
  • Secretary to the Residence Committee and
  • Liaison with the Committee of Hall Administration on residential issues among others.
  1. Examinations
  • Liaison with the Estate Officer to provide tables, chairs and setting up examination centres;
  • Procurement of examination materials such as answer booklets, scannable forms, supplementary sheets etc.;
  • Assisting with the organization of graduation ceremonies and issuance of certificates to graduands;
  • Liaising with College, Faculty/Departmental examinations officers on the conduct of mid semester and end-of-semester examinations;
  • Responsible for the authentication and verification of certificates and transcripts;
  • Serves as secretary to the Examinations Coordinating Committee among others;
  • Serves as secretary to the Examinations Audit Team which is charged to vet all examination results, and being in attendance to College Board meetings to consider examination results before the corrected versions are presented to the Academic Board.
  1. Admissions
  • Serves as secretary to the Central Admissions Committee;
  • Issuance of admission letters to all admitted undergraduate students;
  • Updating the Entry Requirements Booklet upon consultation with the Colleges for admissions purposes. All major changes are referred to the Academic Board for consideration and approval;
  • Advertises for the sale of scratch cards for online application for admission by prospective applicants;
  • Liaises with the QAPU to process admission data for selection purposes;
  • Verification of results of all admitted undergraduate students and opening of files for individual students.
  1. Student Financial Services:
  • Soliciting for funding to assist needy but brilliant students;
  • Processing of applications for financial assistance;
  • Processing of postgraduate forms for Ghana government bursary;
  • Processing of applications for bursary for students with disabilities;
  • Sending progress reports on sponsored students to funding agencies among others.
  1. Affiliations Desk
  • Receiving and processing requests for affiliation in consultation with the Vice-Chancellor for consideration by the Planning and Resources Committee, and final approval by the Academic Board;
  • Liaising with the Vice-Chancellor on the appointment of moderators for affiliate institutions;
  • Liaising with affiliate institutions for the scheduling of matriculations and graduation ceremonies;
  • Overseeing the implementation of recommendations from moderators;
  • Serves as a member/secretary on the University-Affiliate Liaison Committee among others.

 

  1. April 1, 2012 to November 1, 2016 – Deputy Registrar (University Relations Office) with the following schedule:
  1. Oversight responsibility of the Relations Office
  2. Spokes-person and advocate of the University
  3. Member, Management Board of Focus FM
  4. In attendance at all meetings of all major Boards and Committees of the -University
  5. Planning, organizing and managing programmes which enhance the flow of communication between the University and its publics
  6. Other related schedules: Media Relations
  • Press Cutting
  • Information gathering and analysis
  • Perception Studies
  • Identifying and Profiling various Publics

 

  1. Relations to the Internal and External Publics
  • Publicity
  • Internal Communication (Mail services) telematics
  • Linking various Units e.g. Colleges, Research Stations
  • Custodian of University History, Culture, Symbols
  • Organising Ceremonies, Official Functions and Events – Congregation, Inaugural/Open, Alumni, Inter-Faculty Lectures etc.
  • Travel and Tours
  • Receiving Guests & Visitors
  • Regulation and Control of Notices, Poster and Banners

 

  1. Publications
    • Information on Facilities
    • Campus Update
    • Recorder,
    • Newsletter
    • Reports
    • Scholarly Publications
    • On-going Research
    • Website Management
  2. Alumni Affairs
  • Liaison with KNUST Alumni Association
  • Alumni (News) Newsletter (Communication)
  • Membership Drive
  • Registration/Dues
  • Alumni Database
  • Alumni matters
  • Fund Raising
    1. November 1, 2016 to date – College Registrar (College of Science) with schedule of duty same as under d except for number 3.

 

  1. PREVIOUS POSITION
    1. Louis College of Education, Kumasi, 1989-1998
  2. National Science Workshop Facilitator/Resource Person
  3. Examiner for Post-Secondary Teacher Training conducted by the University of Cape Coast
  4. A member of Interviewing Panel for selecting students into the Colleges of Education
  5. Resource Person for Teacher Education Division of the Ghana Education Service (GES)
  6. Member of a team of writers for the Teacher Education Division of GES
  7. Head of Science and Mathematics Departments, 1990 - 1998  and many more.  

 

  1. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION
    1. Member, Society of Research Administrators International (SRAI)
    2. Member of the Ghana Association of University Administrators (GAUA)
    3. Fellow, Independence Hall, KNUST

 

  1. MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
  2. Board Chairman, Mount Sinai Hospital
  3. Registrar, Lay Leadership Training, Church of Pentecost, Asokwa Area, Kumasi, Ghana
  4. Chairman, Focus FM Management Board, KNUST
  5. Member, University Printing Management Committee, KNUST
  6. Member, Standing Committee on University Ranking, KNUST
  7. Member, Research Uptake Management Working Group (RUMWG), DRUSSA
  8. Immediate Past Chairman and Member, Congregation Planning Committee, KNUST
  9. Member, Technical Resource Team, Knowledge for Change (K4C); an International Consortium for Training in Community-Based Research, Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Canada
  10. External Assessor, Committee for the Appointment of Registrar, Christian Service University College, CUC
  11. Member, Advancement Office Committee, KNUST
  12. Champion, Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa (DRUSSA), KNUST
  13. Member, KNUST Foundation Committee
  14. Member, Sub-Committee of Planning and Resource Committee
  15. Leader of more than ten (10) international students’ recruitment teams from 2002 to date.
  16. Chairman, three-member committee to develop establishment of ceiling for the university
  17. Chairman, Registrar’s Offices Quality Assurance Sub Committee
  18. Chairman, Registrar’s Offices Strategic Planning Committee
  19. Chairman, Select Committee for Internal Students, MasterCard Foundation Scholars
  20. Secretary, Search Committee for the Appointment of Vice-Chancellor, Accra Technical University

 

  1. CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED
  2. GAUA and Association of University Administrators (AUA) UK Branch organised Workshop on Higher Education Management: The Ghanaian and British Experiences, January 24, 2005 at KNUST
  3. Management Workshop for College Teams of KNUST, Anyinam Lodge, Obuasi, July 5 – 7, 2005
  4. TALIF/KNUST Sponsored Workshop on Organisational Development at Busua Beach Hotel, July 14 – 17, 2005
  5. GIMPA in Collaboration with KNUST organised One-Day Seminar for Heads of Departments of KNUST, December 14, 2005
  6. Conference Administrator, Department of Architecture in association with Ghana Institute of Architects organised International Conference on African Architecture Today, June 5 – 8, 2007
  7. KNUST organised Workshop for Deputy Registrars and College Registrars on the Role and Place of the Registrar in the Management and Administration of the University, Nimak Country House, Agona-Ashanti, August 17 – 19, 2007
  8. GAUA organised Workshop on The Changing Face of Higher Education: Challenges for the University Administrator, July 17 – 18, 2008 at KNUST
  9. KNUST organised Workshop on The Changing Nature of University Management: Perceptions and Expectations of the Registrar, August 8- 10, 2008 at Nimak Country House, Agona-Ashanti.
  10. Pentecost University College organised Workshop on Management of Higher Education Institutions, January 15 – 18, 2009 at PUC Agogo Campus.
  11. Workshop for Provosts, Deputy Registrar’s, Deans and Heads of Departments on Leadership, Financial Management, Discipline of Staff and Students, 9-12 February, 2013.
  12. NCTE in collaboration with Carnegie Corporation of New York Workshop; Senior Academic Leadership Training (SALT) for Senior University Managers, 17-22 March, 2013, LECIAD, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra.
  13. 3rd Summer School on Repositioning KNUST as a Global Institution: Effective Research Management as a Tool, 26 August- 2 September 2013.
  14. Workshop for Senior Administrative and Professional Staff of KNUST on the theme; Understanding our Roles as University Managers, 3 November, 2013.
  15. 4th Summer School on Advancing Science and Technology though Effective Communication, 18-22 August, 2014, College of Science Auditorium.
  16. Building Stronger Universities Workshop on Training in Stakeholder Analysis and Stakeholder Relations for Outreach, 12-14 November 2014, KCCR, KNUST, Kumasi.
  17. 5th Summer School on Sustainable Development of Tertiary Institutions in Ghana amidst Economic and Security Challenges, 17-20 August, 2015.
  18. CSIR-STEPRI-ISSER Half-Day Policy Symposium, 23 September, 2015, CLOSSAG Conference Room, Ministries, Accra
  19. CSIR-STEPRI-ISSER Half-Day Policy Symposium, 25 February, 2016, CLOSSAG Conference Room, Ministries, Accra
  20. College of Engineering Research Retreat, 19-22 July, 2016, Eusbett Hotel, Sunyani
  21. National Stakeholder Workshop on Evidence-Informed Policy Making (EIPM), 6 October, 2016, Coconut Grove Regency Hotel, Accra
  22. 7th Summer School on Technology. Manpower Training and Development, 21 – 25 August, 2017.

 

 

 

  1. International Conferences
  2. Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa benchmarking event, Johannesburg, South Africa, June 17-21, 2012
  3. DRUSSA Universities Symposium and Review, Nairobi, Kenya, September 18-19, 2013
  4. DRUSSA Leadership and Benchmarking event, Cape Town, South Africa, March 12-14, 2014
  5. International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS) Congress, Washington DC, USA, 10-13 April 2014
  6. DRUSSA Progress and Skills Seminar, Cilliars Hohenort Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 8-10 December, 2014
  7. Research Uptake Management Working Group Writing Workshop, Protea Wonderers Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa, 8-11 November, 2015
  8. ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research Conference, Pretoria, South Africa, March 16-18, 2016
  9. DRUSSA Leadership and Benchmarking Conference, Reduit, Mauritius, 25-27 April, 2016
  10. Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi) Academic Seminar, Barcelona, Spain, 23-25 May, 2016
  11. African Association of Universities (AAU) Research Communication and Commercialisation Workshop, Accra, 15-17 May 2018
  12. International Association of Universities (IAU) Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 13-15 November 2018

 

  1. MEMOS, POSITION PAPERS AND REPORTS

 1. Minimum Age for Mature Students Applying to Enter the University (22nd September 2003 and resubmitted 10th November 2006; approved by the 295th Regular meeting of the Academic Board held on September 16, 2008)

 2. Admission of International Students from Nigeria – The Way Forward (15th November 2006; approved by the Vice-Chancellor for implementation)

 3. Upgrading of Academic Excellence Awards (8th January 2009; approved by 298th Regular Academic Board meeting held on April 7, 2009)

 4. Review of Fees for Resitting Trailed Courses (18th March 2009; approved by the 303rd Regular Academic Board meeting held on December, 21, 2009)

 5. Review of the Minimum Entry Requirement into Programmes in Humanities (27th April 2009; accepted for affiliate institutions)

6. Review of Fees for Resitting Trailed Courses (18th March 2009; approved by the 303rd Regular Academic Board meeting held on December, 21, 2009)

 7. Entry Requirements for Admitting Higher National Diploma Holders into Undergraduate Programmes at KNUST (15th March 2010; The Academic Board at its 308th meeting held on August 30, 2010, called for a polishing up for resubmission. The Academic Board at its 310th Meeting held on November 12, 2010 referred it to the Colleges to study and adapt to suit their requirements)

 8. Minimum Entry Requirement for Admission of Diploma Holders into Undergraduate Programmes (18th March 2010; Joint memo with Mr. Kwame Yeboah Jnr., still under discussion by the Academic Board)

 9. Review of Fees for Re-marking Examination Scripts (18th March 2010; approved by the 308th Regular meeting of the Academic Board held on August 30, 2010)

 10. Upward Review of Fees Charged for Academic Transcripts/Certificates (18th March 2010; approved by 298th Regular meeting of the Academic Board held on April 7, 2009)

 11. Position Paper on Institutionalisation of the English Language Course for Francophone Applicants to KNUST (1st June 2010; approved by the 308th Regular meeting of the Academic Board held on August 30, 2010)

 12. Other memos aimed at Achieving Regional Balance in the Recruitment of International Students to Programmes of Study at KNUST (2002 – 2010; these have all been upheld leading to trips to Nigeria, The Gambia Cameroon and Senegal)

 13. Institutionalisation of Research Uptake and Utilisation at KNUST (November 6, 2013, approved by the Academic Board for incorporation into the Research Policy)

 14. Report on the 2004/2005 Admissions Exercise (September 30, 2004)

15. Report of Two-Man Delegation: Educational Tour of The Gambia From October 6 – 22, 2004 (1st November 2004)

16. Report of Committee Established to Study a Memorandum of Understanding between KNUST, Private Hostels and Other Users of University Lands (May 31, 2007)

17. Report on Guidelines for use of University Facilities and Review of Fees (October 22, 2007)

18. Report on the Proposed Rental Agreement between the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi and Churchill Height Limited, Kumasi in Respect of the Refurbishment and Operation of the KNUST Swimming Pool (April 11, 2008)

19. Report on the Current State and Inventory of the old Accra Guest House at 7th Avenue (June 6, 2008)

20. Report of the Committee set up by the Vice-Chancellor to Examine Matters of Concern Raised in a Petition to the Chancellor by the Students (February 19, 2009)

21. Report of the Two-Man Delegation: Educational Tour of Cameroon (January 23 – February 3, 2010)

22. Report of the Two-Man Delegation to Senegal and the Gambia (February 6 – 20, 2011)

23. Report on International Network Organisation of Research Management Societies (INORMS) Conference (April, 2014)

24. Memorandum to the Vice-Chancellor on “Appointment of Permanent Staff for Focus FM and TEKTV” August 5, 2016

 25. Memorandum to the Vice-Chancellor on “The State of the Alumni Affairs Office and the Way Forward” August 5, 2016.

 26. Joint Memorandum on the introduction of bursaries and rebates for siblings and early payment of fees, 2018

 

 

  1. REVIEWER

 

  • Kumasi Polytechnic Public Relations Policy, January 2016

 

  • Peer review of grant proposals for the Climate Impact Research Capacity Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) programme research uptake fund. ACU, 2017 & 2018

 

  • Peer reviewer Nigerian Inquiry in the Humanities, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria. 2019

 

  1. CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS/PAPERS
  2. Presentation: The Role of the Deputy Registrar (General Administration) August 17, 2007
  3. Workshop for Administrative and Academic Staff of the Pentecost University College, 15-17 January, 2009. Topic: The Changing Phases of Higher Education Management; Challenges and Opportunities
  4. Retreat for Deputy Registrars and College Registrars, March 2011. Topic: University Administration in Focus: the role of the Deputy Registrar
  5. Workshop for Administrative and Academic Staff of the Pentecost University College, Accra, 15-17 January, 2009. Topic: The Changing Phases of Higher Education Management: Challenges and Opportunities.
  6. Centre for Research on Evaluation Science and Technology (CREST) workshop, 29 July, 2013, Stellenbosch, South Africa. Topic: Funding for Research-the KNUST experience.
  7. Workshop for staff of Procurement Office and other Principal Officers of KNUST, August 10, 2013, Anita Hotel, Kumasi. Topic: The University Statutes and Quality Assurance.
  8. Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa Symposium, 18-19 September, 2013, Nairobi, Kenya. Topic: Research Uptake- the strategic challenge.
  9. Workshop for Senior Members of the Registrar’s Office, 1-3 November, 2013. Topic: Understanding our Roles as University Managers.
  10. Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa (DRUSSA) event, 13 March, 2014, Protea Seapoint Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa. Topic: Strategic moves Towards the Implementation of the DRUSSA Programme (Joint author with Prof K. Obiri-Danso)
  11. International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS) Bi-annual Conference, 10-13 April, 2014, Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington DC, USA. Topic: Strategic moves Towards the Implementation of Research Uptake Management at KNUST.
  12. Workshop for University Administrative Staff from Nigeria,15-17 July, 2014 at Yiri Lodge, University of Ghana, Legon. Topic: Key Issues in the Higher Education Sector and the Role of University Administrators.
  13. 4th Summer School on Advancing Science and Technology though Effective Communication, 18-22 August, 2014, College of Science Auditorium. Topic: Creating a KNUST Brand through the University Website.
  14. British Council ‘Education UK Exhibition’, 27-31 October, 2014, Golden Tulip, Kumasi. Topic: Partnership Opportunities at KNUST.
  15. Building Stronger Universities Workshop on Training in Stakeholder Analysis and Stakeholder Relations for Outreach, 12-14 November 2014, KCCR, KNUST, Kumasi. Topic: Policy and Position on the Role of Outreach at KNUST.
  16. Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa Progress and Skills Seminar, 8-10 December 2014, Cape Town, South Africa. Topic: Lessons from Developing Policy/Strategy to Support Research Uptake; the KNUST experience.
  17. Mafobil Consult Workshop for Non-Teaching Staff of Nigerian Universities, 16-20 December, 2014, University of Cape Coast. Topic: Key Issues in the Higher Education Sector.
  18. Mafobil Consult and KNUST Workshop for Nigerian Administrative Staff, 12 May, 2015, Yiri Lodge, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra. Topic: Challenges and Issues in Higher Education Research.
  19. Contributor, CSIR-STEPRI-ISSER Half-Day Policy Symposium, 23 September, 2015, CLOSSAG Conference Room, Ministries, Accra. Theme: The effect of Importation of Rice and Poultry on the Ghanaian Economy.
  20. Educational Presentation, 6 December, 2015, Banjul, The Gambia. Topic: Educational Opportunities at KNUST.
  21. Educational Presentation at Launching of KNUST Alumni Association Branches, 11-13 March 2016, Ghana Consulate, Lagos and Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Topic: KNUST in Focus
  22. Building Stronger Universities (BSU) First National Conference on Outreach, 30-31 March 2016, IDL Conference Hall, KNUST. Topic: Outreach Experiences from Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa
  23. College of Engineering Research Retreat (CERR 2016), 19-22 July, 2016, Eusbett Hotel, Sunyani. Topic: Research Uptake and the Role of the University.
  24. Poster Presentation on Nutritional Potential of Moringa Oleifera and Sweet Potato Leaves, Reduit, Mauritius, 25-27 April, 2016. (Award winning poster)
  25. Career Counselling Workshop for students of St. Hubert Seminary/Senior High School, Kumasi, 21 October, 2016
  26. IAU International Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 13-1 November 2018. Topic: Towards a Socially Responsible University: A case study of community engagement practices at KNUST

 

  1. PUBLICATIONS
  2. Developing Primary Science, Facilitators Handbook, GES, 1996.
  3. Handbook Series: Institutionalising University Research Uptake: A Framework for Strategy (Ankamah-Lomotey et al, 2014, DRUSSA). Available online: http://www.drussa.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2574%3Ainstitutionalising-university-research-uptake-a-framework-for-strategy&catid=202%3Arum-in-action&Itemid=303&lang=en
  4. Handbook Series: Institutionalising University Research Uptake: A Framework for Strategy, 2nd Edition (Ankamah-Lomotey et al, 2015, DRUSSA) (Available online at drussa.net)
  5. A Local Response to Global Challenges (Ankamah-Lomotey, 2014) in The World Beyond 2015, Is Higher Education Ready, Association of Commonwealth Universities. ACU, London.
  6. Determination of Thermal Diffusivity Using Diurnal Temperature Waves, 1989 (Dissertation).
  7. Teaching of Heat at Ordinary Level and Waves at Advanced Level 1989 (Dissertation).
  8. The JSS Science Curriculum in Ghana: An Analysis of Policy, Design and Practice, 1996 (Thesis).
  9. Adaptation of the GLOBAL TOPS Learning System for Teacher Training Colleges in Ghana, GES, 1993.
  10.  Hands-On Science Using Simple Materials, GES, 1993.
  11. A Source Book for Science Tutors, GES, 1992.
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Biology and
    • Professional Studies
    • 12. Developing Primary Science, Coordinators Handbook, GES, 1996. Available online: https://beyond2015.acu.ac.uk/submissions/view?id=56
    • 13.  Structured Training for African Researchers (STARS) Module 7: Beyond the University: Communicating and Presenting Research to Non-academic Audiences: skills and approaches (2016). Association of Commonwealth Universities, UK
    • 14. Towards a Socially Responsible University (2016). Paper submitted for the UNESCO World Higher Education Report under the Global Universities Network for Innovation (GUNi): available online at http://www.guninetwork.org/report/higher-education-world-6
    • 15. Nutritional Potential of Moringa Oleifera and Sweet Potato Leaves (Poster presentation, 2016). Available online at: http://www.drussa.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2813%3A2016-drussa-benchmarking-conference&catid=202%3
    • 16. The classical works of the field of knowledge utilisation - A review. Ghana Journal of Higher Education, 2019 (acepted for publication)

BLOGS

  1. Impression of INORMS 2014:

http://www.drussa.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=310&layout=default&Itemid=370&lang=en

  1. Lessons Learned from Developing a University Policy/Strategy for Research Uptake

http://drussa.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2578%3Alessons-learned-from-developing-a-university-policystrategy-to-support-research-uptake&catid=209%3Aits-happening-here&Itemid=307&lang=en

 The Classical Works of the Field of Knowledge Utilisation- A review. Ghana Journal of Higher Education, 2019.

 

  1. ACHIEVEMENTS
    1. Initiated the automation of the admission process in the university, 2001
    2. Facilitated the introduction of scannable forms for admissions and subsequently examinations, 2002
    3. Championing and facilitating the recruitment of international students leading to increases in numbers from below 100 to over 1300, 2002-2015
    4. Initiated the introduction of Pre-Engineering/Pre-Science courses for international students, 2005
    5. Initiated the charging of fees for using of the university landscape for shooting films, wedding pictures etc., 2007
    6. Facilitated the rehabilitation of the swimming pool and making it operational, 2007
    7. Facilitating the rehabilitation of the Workers Canteen and making it functional, 2007
    8. Facilitated the use of embossed taxis and buses on campus, 2008
    9. Determined a formular for calculating fees for trailed courses, 2009
    10. Introduction of electronic newsletter for the university, 2012
    11. Championed the Development Research Uptake for Sub-Saharan Africa, 2012-2016
    12. Contributed to the completion of award documents for the MasterCard Foundation (MCF) Scholars Programme, 2013
    13. Designing a Research Uptake Strategy poster for the university, 2014
    14. Raising funds and facilitating the launching of three KNUST Alumni Associations in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Nigeria and Banjul, The Gambia, 2015

           

N.    SKILLS AND INTERESTS

Computer literate in Word processing, Excel, PowerPoint and ability to utilise the World Wide Web

Hobbies: Reading and listening to Gospel Music

 

 

 

 


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