It was a memorable event for the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER, when two of its students received awards at the Vice-Chancellor’s Ceremony in Honour of Academic Award Winners for 2017/2018. The two are: Ms. Hamdiyah Alhassan who received the prize for the Overall Best Graduating PhD in Development Studies Student and Ms. Rahamatu Abukari who got the Overall Best Graduating MA Development Studies Student. This ceremony was held at the Great Hall, University of Ghana on Friday, 1st March, 2019.
Mr. Ernest Bagson, a PhD student in Development Studies at ISSER, University of Ghana made the institute proud on Tuesday 26 February 2019 when he passed his PhD Oral Examination. The title of his Thesis was: “Analysis of Informal Crime Prevention Strategies in Urban Ghana, the case study of Kumasi and Tamale.” The venue was Kankam Twum Barimah Hall, ISSER.
Prof. Felix Asante, Director of the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, has made a presentation on the activities of ISSER at a Side Event of the Africa Risk Capacity (ARC) board meeting organized at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra on Tuesday 19th February 2019. The Side Event discussed “Risk modelling and Early Warning through Africa RiskView and Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation in Ghana.”
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has inaugurated a seven-member Prof. Augustin Fosu and Prof. Robert Osei, of the Institute of Social, Statistical and Economic Research, University of Ghana.
Prof. Felix Asante, Director of ISSER has observed that though the Paperless Policy of government at the Ports has made some gains there is the need to work hard to tackle challenges confronting the system to pave way for increased revenue generation.
The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) held a one-day dissemination workshop to discuss the findings of a research project, titled: Unlocking the Benefits of Productive Uses of Energy for Women (PUE).
Mr. Alfred Godwin Adjabeng, an MA student in Development Studies at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, has won the highest and most prestigious award the of the year at the 2018 African Youth SDGs Summit, held at the Accra International Conference Centre.
A three-member delegation from the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER, led by Dr. Aba Crentsil, Research Fellow attended Southern Voice Conference which was part of the TTIX2018 Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand from 12th to 16th November, 2018.
The WhatWorks to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) project, in collaboration with the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana School of Public Health and the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Monday 10th December 2018 held a one-day stakeholders dissemination event for the dissemination of research findings: Economic and Social Costs of Violence Against Women and Girls and Impacts Assessment of COMBATs Violence Prevention Intervention at the ISSER Conference facility.