Inaugural lecture

 

Inaugural lecture (Geography)

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  • Social Considerations in Political Territorial Organization of Society 

    Adejuyigbe, Omolade (Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 1980-04-24)
    In choosing the topic Social Consideration in Political Territorial Organization of Society, I intend to highlight the general principles derived from studies of the evolution, organisation and cohesion of political units ...
  • River Basin Management for Optimum Water Yield 

    Adejuwon, J.O (Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 1978-12-07)
    In the course of this lecture, I intend to outline a set of procedures for refining the well known generalized concept of a river basin into an empirical, predictive model that could 'be manipulated for the purpose of ...
  • Regional Inequalities Socio-Economic Development in Nigeria: Problems and Prospects 

    Abiodun, J. O. (Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 1992-01-14)
    The topic of my lecture of today is Regional Inequalities in Socio-Economic Development in Nigeria: Problems and-Prospects. Spatial inequality in the level of social and economic development is a universal phenomenon. One ...
  • Landscape Evolution in the Humid Tropics and Implications for Land Resources Evaluation 

    Jeje, I.K (Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 1986-05-13)
    The organization of landforms into land systems on the basis of genetic factors such as lithology and formative processes like deep weathering and erosional stripping of the weathered material to form a related series of ...
  • Waste Recycling in the Food Chain 

    Omole, T. A. (University of Ife Press, 1983-01-18)
    Man's emergence as a successful and resourceful member of the earth's community is largely due to his ability to manipulate and utilize other members of the community to his own advantage. However varied his other ...
  • Two Halves Make a Whole: Gender at the Crossroads of the Nigerian Development Agenda 

    Aina, Olabisi Idowu (Obafemi Awolowo University Press Limited, Ile- lfe, Nigeria, 2012-09-25)
    The overarching effect of poverty across nations drew attention on gender inequality, a concept which has engaged the attention of scholars, development practitioners, policy makers, and civil society organisations for ...
  • The Heart, Life, and Soul of Technology 

    Mojola, O. O. (Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 1988-04-12)
    The ivory-tower ritual of delivering an inaugural lecture which I am now called upon to perform was of course transplanted into this country by the British. Within Britain itself, there was some semblance of this activity ...
  • The Geological Sciences in the Service of Nigeria 

    Cooray, P. G. (University of Ife Press, 1972-01-18)
    In the year 1900. Charles Lapworth, the then President of the Geological Society of London, asked from the President's Chair: "What is this geology of which we are so proud and confident? What has it done for the mental ...
  • The Atomic Nucleus: Janusian Aspects and Human Existence 

    Amusa, A. (Obafeml Awolowo University Press, 1991-01-26)
    An inaugural lecture can take various forms depending on the speaker, his interests, and his disposition to problems in his field. Some of the several forms it can take are as follows: • an exposition of the past and I ...
  • Replenish the Earth and Subdue it 

    Aladeko, J.B. (Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 1982-04-20)
    The lecture shows that energy and materials constitute an inseparable entity. While we need materials to replenish our country, we need energy to subdue it and generate new materials. Results of various surveys and scientific ...
  • Nigeria, France and the Francophone States: the Joy and Anguish of a Regional Power 

    Omole, Bamitale (Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 2010-05-25)
    To interrogate this Inaugural Lecture, which is entitled "Nigeria, France and the Francophone States: The Joy and Anguish of a Regional Power", I propose to do three things. First, I will examine grosso modo, the concept ...
  • Modern Strategy of Educational Planning 

    Awokoya, S. Oluwole (Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 1976-04-27)
    I have chosen Modern Strategy of Educational Planning as the theme of this lecture because of its relevance to the rigorous battle for survival which all developing countries are facing in this scientific and technological age.
  • History and Society 

    Oloruntimehin, B. Olatunji (University of Ife Press, 1976-02-24)
    MR VICE-CHANCELLOR. I feel honoured and privileged that I have the opportunity to deliver my inaugural lecture before this distinguished audience. I understand that it is the first to be delivered by a historian in this ...
  • The Cultural Dimension in Geography 

    Afolabi Ojo, G. J. (Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 1973-03-06)
    From the time I first became actively engaged in the geographer's craft, I have often wondered at how varied are the dimensions in the discipline. I am using the word dimensions to mean perspectives or points of view. ...
  • The Spatial Dimension in Nigerian Agricultural Development 

    Agbola, S. Akin (Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 1977-02-22)
    The objectives of this augural lecture are as: to show that agriculture permeates all aspects of national life in Nigeria to an extent that only a multi-disciplinary approach can cope with its multi-faceted problems and ...