Provost of College of Humanities Visits Centre for Ageing Studies (CFAS) and MIASA

The Provost of the College of Humanities, Professor Daniel Frimpong Ofori, has paid a working visit to the Centre for Ageing Studies (CFAS). The Centre for Ageing Studies is a multidisciplinary collection of faculty that are interested in teaching and research in the field of ageing.

The Provost in a meeting with the faculty of CFAS

The Director for the Centre, Professor Mavis Dako-Gyekye, welcomed the Provost and introduced the Centre faculty and staff to him. She further briefed the Provost on the plans the Centre has for the academic year, including webinars, stakeholder engagements, training programmes, fundraising activities, the celebration of older persons’ day, and the end-of-year conference. The visit ended with a tour of the Centre. 

The faculty present included Dr. Delali A. Dovie, Rev. Dr. Samuel Ayete-Nyampong, and Dr. Akosua Agyemang. 

The Provost in a group photograph with the faculty of CFAS

Professor Daniel Ofori also visited MIASA, as part of his round of familiarisation visits to units within the College.

The MIASA Directors, Prof. Charlotte Wrigley-Asante and Dr. Susann Baller, who welcomed the Provost, expressed immense appreciation to him for his support and regular participation in MIASA's major academic events.  

The Provost in his remarks, emphasised the importance of an international and interdisciplinary research institute such as MIASA at the University of Ghana. He was hopeful that the networking opportunities would be beneficial to faculty, especially early career researchers.

Prof. Frimpong Ofori interacting with MIASA faculty

The Directors indicated that in addition to enhancing the international visibility of the Institute,  MIASA has an objective to attract young researchers from the University to enhance its research repository. 

The Directors conducted the Provost round MIASA’s facilities after a working session which discussed past and future activities, challenges and prospects.