Workshop Venue: SDD-UBIDS Campus, Wa, Ghana

Workshop Dates: July 22-26, 2024

What do I stand to gain from participating in the workshop?

  1. Become skilled in writing high-quality academic articles for peer-reviewed journals
  2. Comprehend how to identify and navigate through predatory and non-predatory journals in the publishing space
  3. Acquire skills in utilizing essential research tools and software applications
  4. Grasp how to search and network for international research and career opportunities abroad


Prospective applicants must be;

  • An early career researcher (MPhil/PhD student, recent Ph.D or MPhil. graduates, Junior Lecturers and Junior Researchers)
  • Must be working in the fields of urban studies, regional studies, urban planning, or urban infrastructure
  • Must be a national of any West African country.
  • Ghanaian applicants will be given priority.
  • Alumni of IJURR foundation scholarships are encouraged to apply

Application procedure/requirements

  • A 250 – 300-word abstract of your research idea, research proposal or article. Data for the study must be available before 20th July 2024.
  • A one-page motivation letter stating your interest and why you should be selected
  • A detailed CV highlighting your academic background, research interest and publication records (if any)
  • All application documents should be merged into one PDF file and named using your surname (e.g Dery_Motivation letter)

Applications should be sent to the following email:  Submission deadline is May 25, 2024.