Exciting news! We are proud to announce our sponsorship of the 2023 National Science and Maths Quiz, commencing on October 6, 2023. NSMQ holds a special place in our community, and we are committed to supporting its crucial role in nurturing academic growth.
While our focus is on higher education, our commitment to nurturing young minds drives us to support this event for high school students. Through NSMQ, we actively support SDG Goal 4 and champion lifelong learning opportunities for all.
This initiative underlines GARNET’s profound dedication to promoting an inclusive and high-quality educational landscape in Ghana. Discover more about us by scanning the QR Code below. #GARNET@NSMQ #NSMQ2023 #NSMQ@30
UHAS to Cohost GARNET 2023 Annual General Meeting
The Ghanaian Academic and Research Network (GARNET) is happy to announce its collaboration with the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) to host the fourth Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday, June 23, 2023. This event will take place at the Cedi Auditorium, located at UHAS Main Campus in Sokode-Lokoe.
Under the theme “Overcoming the challenges of building digital scholarly infrastructure for the research and education community in Ghana,” this year’s AGM promises to be an exceptional gathering of renowned experts, decision-makers, and seasoned professionals. Participants will engage in insightful conversations, and idea sharing, and explore ways to advance the National Research and Education Network (NREN) agenda in Ghana. The event will be enriched by a technical workshop for selected network engineers from GARNET member institutions, as well as a panel discussion on “The future of tertiary education in Ghana with Open Artificial Intelligence (AI).”
Promoted with the hashtag #GARNET2023, the AGM is expected to attract other participants from the research and education community in Ghana, as well as peers from the West Africa sub-region. The AGM offers a unique platform for learning, networking, and entertainment, ensuring a rewarding experience for all attendees.
Additional information about the event’s schedule and activities can be found at https://garnet.edu.gh/
GARNET is proud to partner with the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) as the host institution for this esteemed gathering. UHAS has continuously demonstrated its commitment to advancing research and education, making it an ideal collaborator for the AGM.
The Ghanaian Academic and Research Network (GARNET) is a collaborative initiative aimed at fostering academic and research excellence in Ghana. Established in 2010, GARNET is the national research and education network (REN) that connects universities, research institutions, and other academic entities across the country. Its primary mission is to facilitate access to advanced technological resources within the academic and research community, to promote information sharing and collaboration, support, teaching, learning, and research, and enhance access to global research and academic resources.
By providing a dedicated network infrastructure, GARNET enables seamless communication and data exchange among its member institutions. This network infrastructure offers high-speed connectivity and robust bandwidth, allowing researchers, students, and academics to collaborate effectively on various projects.
Through partnerships and collaborations with international research and education networks, GARNET enables its members to connect with peers and institutions worldwide. This global connectivity expands the opportunities for Ghanaian researchers to engage in collaborative research, access international journals, and databases, and participate in academic conferences and events.
The Ghanaian Academic and Research Network (GARNET) extends a warm invitation to all accredited tertiary institutions, including research and educational institutions, libraries, museums, and teaching hospitals, to become part of its network. GARNET offers an extensive range of services to its member institutions, including Internet Connectivity, Educational Roaming (Eduroam), Tertiary Mobile Data, Video Conferencing, Technical skills development, and Federated Identity Management Services. GARNET is working on new service offerings in the areas of Online Learning Management, Library Systems, and Institutional Repositories, to further empower its member institutions in advancing their educational and research endeavors, promoting efficient knowledge management, and facilitating the dissemination of scholarly outputs to a broader audience.
By joining GARNET, Ghanaian education, and research institutions can reap numerous benefits. With an impressive membership of 42 institutions, each actively contributing to the network’s growth and success, GARNET offers a wealth of advantages to its members.
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Theme: Overcoming the Challenges of Building Digital Scholarly Infrastructure
for the Research and Education Community in Ghana
Date: Monday 19th June – Saturday 24th June 2023
Venue: University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS)
Main Campus, Sokode-Lokoe
|Day 1||Monday 19th||9 a.m||Campus Network Design and Operations||PART I: WORKSHOP||IAC Lab, UHAS|
|Day 2||Tuesday 20th||9 a.m.||Campus Network Design and Operations||PART II: WORKSHOP||IAC Lab, UHAS|
|Day 3||Wednesday 21st||9 a.m.||Campus Network Design and Operations||PART III: WORKSHOP||IAC Lab, UHAS|
|Day 4||Thursday 22nd||9 a.m. – 12 p.m.|| PART 1: PANEL DISCUSSION
Digital infrastructure for scholarly publishing in Ghana: Challenges and opportunities
|Session I:||Cedi Auditorium, UHAS Main Campus|
|1 p.m. – 4 p.m.||The Future of Tertiary Education in Ghana with Open Artificial Intelligence (AI)||Session II:||Cedi Auditorium, UHAS Main Campus|
|6:00 p.m|| PART 2: COCKTAIL
||Breeze Bar, Ho|
|Day 5||Friday 23rd||9 a.m.||4TH GARNET AGM||Cedi Auditorium, UHAS Main Campus|
|Day 6||Saturday 24th||8 a.m.||EXCURSION|