In May 2015, the Director of CPEEL was at the African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP), Dakar Senegal to facilitate the course; Macro-economic Modelling for Development Planners.
The Department of Statistics, University of Ibadan in collaboration with Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (LISA) of the Virginia Tech, United States presented a seminar to CPEEL students and faculty on Thursday, May 14 2015.
A member of CPEEL Faculty, Dr. Temilade Sesan has been awarded a research grant by the British Council under the ‘Researchers’ Link Programme’ of the Council. Dr. Sesan was one of the four successful Nigerian lecturers that were awarded a combined sum of £24,380 as research grants.
The Centre, in association with the Nigerian Association for Energy Economics (NAEE) and International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) organized a Public Lecture in April 2015 at Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan.
CPEEL Faculty and students presented their papers at the recent Nigerian Association of Energy Economics (NAEE)/International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE) International Conference held recently at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
The Centre recently hosted two Ph.D. post-field presentations. Lilian Idiaghe (Ph.D. Energy Law Candidate) and Josephine Odure-Asare (Ph.D. Energy Studies Candidate) both presented their post-field findings to faculty and students of the Centre during the last month.
The Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law has an existing collaboration with the University of Nottingham and some other institutions, researching into cookstoves uptake in some parts of Africa.
The Orientation Programme for new students which held between 2nd March and 6th March, 2015 was a deliberate effort to make the transition into the University life and studying at the Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law as smooth as possible for the new intakes.
Energy is indeed central to the success of agribusiness and poverty alleviation in rural communities.