Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic School Close Down on the Research Programme of Higher Institutions

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  • Ogunode Niyi Jacob Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State, Nigeria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.25008/ijadis.v1i1.189

Keywords:

Covid-19, Research Programme, Higher Institutions

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of covid-19 pandemic school close down on the research programme of higher institutions in Abuja, Nigeria. Descriptive survey design was used for the study and 4 research questions was developed for the study. Random sampling method was used to select 120 researchers in the four sampled institutions. The instrument used for collection of data was a structured questionnaire. Result collected revealed that 100% of the respondents agreed that Covid-19 pandemic school closure have impact on research program of higher institutions in FCT, 100% of the respondents agreed that Covid-19 pandemic will affects the flow of international research grants into higher institutions in FCT, 92% of the respondents agreed that Covid-19 pandemic will affects government funding of research higher institutions in FCT and 100% agreed that higher institutions as part of their community services by creating awereness to the general public on prevention of covid-19.The study also showed that 100% of the respondents agreed that higher institutions in Federal Capital Territory are collaborating with other institutions on the research for covid-19 vaccine while 69.17% of the respondents agreed that higher institutions in FCT are producing face masks for free distributions for the people to protect them from containing the covid-19 in Abuja. Based on this finding, this paper thereby recommends that government should increase the funding of research programme in Abuja and other higher institutions in the country.

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2020-04-25

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Jacob, O. N. (2020). Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic School Close Down on the Research Programme of Higher Institutions. International Journal of Advances in Data and Information Systems, 1(1), 40-49. https://doi.org/10.25008/ijadis.v1i1.189
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