RIT in Africa Research Colloquium

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Join us for a four-day series of presentations by RIT faculty and PhD students conducting research in Africa. Topics include health sciences, geovisual analytics, rural electrification, entrepreneurship and more.

Join us via Zoom - this event is ONLINE ONLY
Daily registration is required for zoom access.
If you have any questions about this event please contact global@rit.edu
If you require access services, please make the request at myaccess.rit.edu

Monday, April 18th
12:00 – 1:00pm: Fhazhil Said Wamalwa, Golisano Institute for Sustainability
Economics of mini-grids with small scale pumped irrigation farming

Zoom Registration: https://rit.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_18NBt_TASti7K9Wt-3-nJg

Tuesday, April 19th
10:00 – 11am Lefu Maqelepo, Golisano Institute for Sustainability
Rural Electrification Subsidies: Quantification, Policy Implications

11:00 – 12:00pm Mary Oboh, Ph.D., College of Health Sciences and Technology 
Interaction of Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha and Malaria Pathological Outcomes

Zoom Registration: https://rit.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_teG44VxcQl2MoyYH-8xqDQ

Wednesday, April 20th
10am – 11am: Brian Tomaszewski, Ph.D., Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences  NSF IRES - Rwanda - Disasters and Displacement

Zoom Registration: https://rit.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_s7TyG1btQe-2xDSLFoT2sg

Thursday, April 21st 
12pm – 1pm: Jan van Aardt, Ph.D., Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science
Remote sensing projects in southern Africa 

1pm – 2pm: Joy Olabisi, Ph.D., Saunders College of Business and
Eliada S. Griffin El, Ph.D., Robert Morris University
Exploring Entrepreneurship Practices in Africa Location

Zoom Registration: https://rit.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_epNtwQJaSzG1Q0PtGV_VYg

RIT Global
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When and Where
April 18, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Room/Location: Zoom
April 19, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Room/Location: Zoom
April 20, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Room/Location: Zoom
April 21, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room/Location: Zoom

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