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OJAST

Offa Journal Of Arts, Science and Technology

A Publication Of The Federal Polytechnic, Offa

Call for Paper

Scholarly and well researched papers are invited from the academia and members of public on any of the following research areas and thematic focuses.

I. ARTS

Research Area
Language, Literature, Communication and National Development

Focus:

A. INTEGRATION OF LINGUISTIC, LITERARY, CREATIVE AND CULTURAL
RESOURCES for:

B. LINGUISTICS THEORIES (e.g. Semiotics, Pragmatics, Stylistics, Sociolinguistics and Communication Studies

C. CREATIVE ARTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

D. LEGAL INSTRUMENTS

II  HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
Research Areas:

A. NATIONAL INTEGRATION

Focus:

B. LEADERSHIP AND VALUES

Focus:

C. NATIONAL SECURITY REFORMS

Focus:
New and logical options on:

D. ELECTORAL REFORM

Focus:
The researcher should focus on comparative electoral systems with the aim of suggesting new options in:

E. CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Focus:
Focus should be on creative, effective and logical solution to:

III. EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Generally, the research should focus on how to prepare the citizens for the new global and knowledge-driven world.
Research Area

A. LEARNING TOOLS AND INNOVATIONS

Focus:

B. FUNDING EDUCATION

Focus:

C. EDUCATION INSTITUTION AND MANAGEMENT

Focus:

Research should focus on the desirability of the institution, the management bodies and their relevance in the development of Education. Suggestions should be made on how to maximize their utilities.

D. HUMAN RESOURCES AND QUALITIES ASSURANCE

Focus:

E. EDUCATION FOR THE CHALLENGED

Focus:

F. LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION

FOCUS

IV. AGRICULTURE, FOOD PRODUCTION, SECURITY, PROCESSING,

PRESERVATION AND STORAGE
General Objective
Investigating how the ecological conditions, climatic diversities, varying vegetations, cultural practice and method of cultivation can positively and negatively affect food production, processing and preservation.
Research Areas

A. FOOD SECURITY

Focus:

B. FOOD PROCESSING

Focus:

C. FOOD PRESERVATION AND STORAGE

Focus:

D. DISTRIBUTION

Focus:
Developing indigenous technology for packaging and transportation of food

V. HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELFARE

General Objectives
Strategies for strengthening the community/National Health System, delivering effective, quality and affordable health care, increasing the life expectancy and quality of life in the third world countries and meeting global target on the elimination and eradication of life of the citizens.
Research Areas

A. COMMUNITY/ NATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM MANAGEMENT

Focus:

B. HEALTH PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH

Focus General

Specific

C. DISEASES AND HEALTH PROBLEMS

Focus:
Research into the phenomenologies of infectious diseases, epidemiology material and child care.

D. HEALTH SYSTEM AND OPERATIONAL RESEARCH

Focus:

E. SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOURAL RESEARCH

Focus:

F.  BIO TECHNOLOGY AND BIO RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT

Focus:

VI.  POWER AND ENERGY

General Objectives
Research on conversion of available energy sources into thermal energy, mechanical energy and electricity
Specific Research Areas

A. RENEWABLE AND NON-RENEWABLE SOURCES OF POWER AND ENERGY

Focus:

B. ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

Focus:

C. MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE

Focus:
Research on problems associated with organization and management structure in energy generating, transmitting and distributing industries/system, database management, etc.

VII. ICT AND TELECOMMUNICATION
General Objectives
To carry out research on how to revolutionize the e-government, e-learning, e-commerce, e-banking, e-library, biometric systems, networking security, artificial intelligence, telecommunication systems, (etc) through the potentials of ICT
Research Areas

A. RESEARCH ON COMPUTER HARDWARE AND ASSOCIATE PERIPHERALS

Focus:

B. RESEARCH ON SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

Focus:

Data Banks

Focus:

C. TELECOMMUNICATION

Focus:

D. MULTIMEDIA AND ANIMATION

Focus:

E. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Focus:

VIII.   ENVIRONMENTAL, HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT
General Objectives
Research on the physical and built environment to:

Research Area

A. DESERTIFICATION TECHNOLOGY

Focus:

B. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

Focus:

C. HOUSING

Focus:

ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

Focus:

E. LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION AND LAND USE CHANGE

Focus:

F. ENVIRONMENTAL DYNAMICS

Focus:

G. DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES

Focus:

H. PROPERTY MORTGAGE INVESTMENT

Focus:

  1. DESIGN COGNITION AND LEARNING

Focus

IX.   ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND WEALTH CREATION
General Objectives
Research on information, knowledge based scientific, technological and innovational driven skills acquisition and wealth generating enterprises.
Research Areas

A. TRIPOD OF TECHNOLOGY

Focus:

B. THE IMPACT SOCIO-CULTURAL ISSUES ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND WEALTH CREATION

Focus:

C. TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN DIVERSIFICATION OF NATIONAL ECONOMY

Focus:

D. FINANCING OF INNOVATIONS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Focus:

X.  TRANSPORT
Focus:

XI.   CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

A. ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STRUCTURES
Focus:

B. STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
Focus:

C. GIS/REMOTE SENSING FOR NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 
Focus:

D. HIGHWAY ENGINEERING
Focus:

E. WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Focus:

F. INNOVATIVE STRUCTURAL DESIGNS
Focus:

G. WATER AND WASTE WATER TREAMENT TECHNOLOGY
Focus:

H.    GEOTECHNICS AND SOIL MECHANICS
Focus:

I. MECHATRONIC SYSTEMS
Focus:

J. VEHICLE DYNAMICS AND CONTROL
Focus:

K. CONDITION MONITORING OF PIPES AND FITTINGS

L. ADVANCED MANUFACTURING PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
Focus:

M. CURRENT TRENDS IN CAD/CAM

N. CURRENT TRENDS IN REFRIGERATION, AIR-CONDITIONING, HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER
Focus:

O. SUSTAINABLE ENERGY, ENERGY CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT

P. STUDIES ON THE DEVELOPMENT IN THE OIL AND GAS SECTOR OF THE ECONOMY

OTHERS