Inaugural Lectures



2021/2022 Academic Year


Prof. Peter QuarteyDouble Standards, Single Purpose; Deconstructing the ‘Fence Wall’ for Sustainable Municipal Waste Management

Prof. Martin Oteng-Ababio, Acting Provost, College of Education, has questioned how Ghana as a country profess sustainable waste management when all it does is collect municipal solid waste from households to dumpsites, and treats municipal waste management as an action or event instead of a process.......read more        




Prof. Martin Oteng-Ababio


Prof. Peter QuarteyIn the Eyes of the Beholder: Dissecting Ghana’s Health System towards 2030 and beyond 

“Ghana’s health system has demonstrated some resilience and provided essential health services as other tertiary care services suffered in the face of the COVID-19 Pandemic”.......read more        




Prof. Alfred Edwin Yawson



Prof. Peter QuarteyThe Road Has Many Stories: Encounter between the State and Citizens of the Different Ghana 

Prof. Dzodzi Akuyo Tsikata, Professor of Development Sociology and Director, Institute of African Studies (IAS), has posed a question on how the state in Ghana is experienced by citizens, and how its acts of commission and omission affect class, gender and spatial differences in Ghana.......read more        



Prof. Dzodzi Akuyo Tsikata



Prof. Peter QuarteyTaking the Gown to Town: Reflections of a Scholar-Activist on Media in Ghana’s Democratic Journey

Prof. Audrey Gadzekpo, Professor of Communication Studies and Former Dean of the School of Information and Communication Studies has advocated for an improved environment where journalists must feel safe and confident to do their job without fear of attacks.......read more        


Prof. Audrey Gadzekpo



Prof. Peter QuarteyThe Continuous Struggle for Space-Coastal Erosion in Ghana. 

Prof. Kwasi Appeaning Addo, Professor in Coastal Processes in the Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences and Director, Institute of Environment and Sanitation (IESS), University of Ghana, has advocated the preservation of resources within the ocean and coastal zone for the future generation......read more        




Prof. Kwasi Appeaning Addo


Prof. Peter QuarteyThe 130-Year War between Man and Pneumococcus: Who is Winning?

Prof. Eric Sampane-Donkor, Head, Department of Medical Microbiology has delivered an inaugural lecture on the topic: ‘The 130-Year War between Man and Pneumococcus: Who is Winning?’.The lecture which marked the beginning of the inaugural lecture series for the 2021/2022 academic year and the first since the University resumed regular operations after the outbreak of Covid-19, was chaired by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo......read more        




Prof. Eric Sampane-Donkor