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IFRA-Nigeria has built a network of over 300 junior research fellows, being young researchers working in a/o on Nigeria social sciences and humanities. The fellow of the month is an opportunity to both highlight the benefits of the network and showcase the work of some of our most involved fellows.
Each month, discover, through a short interview, the profile and research work of the fellow of the month.

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July 2020 - Precious Diagboya

PreciousDiagboya FELLOWInterview of the Fellow of the month

   Juy 2020 - Precious Diagboya (PhD candidate at the Department of Philosophy, University of Ibadan, Nigeria)

"Rejections in research do not mean the doors are closed, it simply means there are other doors you could try, so keep knocking. Always remember that opportunities abound, so look for them."

 

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June 2020 - Terhemen AGABO

TerhemenAgabo FELLOWInterview of the Fellow of the month

   June 2020 - Terhemen Agabo (Master student at the Department of Economics, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria)

"Coming from an economics background where quantitative methodology is the norm I had to learn how to use a qualitative methodology and I found it challenging in the beginning (...) However, I have come to admire the strength of qualitative methodology."

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May 2020 - Lateef Aremu OLALEKAN

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   May 2020 - Lateef Aremu Olalekan (PhD candidate at the Department of political science, University of Ibadan, Nigeria)

"I am a junior researcher myself, so my advice to myself and my fellow early PhDs is to keep going, there is always light at the end of the tunnel. The end always justifies the struggle."

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April 2020 - Adedeji ADEBAYO

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 Interview of the Fellow of the month

   April 2020 - Adedeji Adebayo (PhD candidate at the Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria)

"Seek help; it gets better when you share your challenges with the right people."

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March 2020 - James OKOLIE-OSEMENE

JamesFELLOW Interview of the Fellow of the month

 March 2020 - James Okolie-Osemene (PhD candidate, at the Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies,   University of Ibadan, Nigeria)

"Junior researchers should attend conferences and workshop to present their findings. [...] They should not wait to be invited to serve but create opportunities for learning, accept corrections and be humble themselves."

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February 2020 - Adéjọkẹ́ Rafiat ADÉTÒRÒ

Interview of the Fellow of the month

February 2020 : Adéjọkẹ́ Rafiat ADÉTÒRÒ, PhD candidate at the Department of History, University of Ibadan

"Beyond helping hone your research skills, learning and interacting with senior academics from diverse fields and regions. This fellowship has afforded me a local, transnational and international research network with peers and early-career scholars from various disciplines."

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January 2020 - Oluwaseun Williams

Interview of the Fellow of the month

January 2020 : Oluwaseun Williams, PhD candidate at the Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland.

"By all means, endeavour to take maximum advantage of every opportunity for training, research, funding and other kinds of stuff provided by IFRA-Nigeria and other establishments."

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