FORESIGHT INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH AND TRANSLATION

A private research institute transforming lives through research innovations and training.

Students Research Group is a project of FIRAT

This group provides platform for students in higher Institutions in Nigeria and beyond, both graduates and undergraduates to conduct impactful research contributing to the development of their nation. Students all over the federation are eligible to be members of this group.

Welcome on board

Welcome to Students Research Group of Foresight Institute of Research and Translation.

Our Programs

1.

Research Grants

2.

Conferences

3.

Research Training/Presentations

4.

Mentorship

5.

Research Tourism

6.

Research Project Contributions

Benefits of Membership

Research grant (Project fund guarantee investment)

This service is to help undergraduate or postgraduate students to secure funds for their projects through contribution system. Each individual is eligible to up to 60% grant added to cumulative investment.

Research grant (Special project grant)

This grant will be given to members with exceptional research proposal.

Newsletter

There will be a release of newsletter at least once a month.

Notification of grants

This notification would be received by all members but the type of notification would be different depending on the strata

Research loans

The members eligible to research loans would be able to get a loan of up to 100% of how much money have been deposited in their investment account.

Seminars

This feature will be for all members. It is to discuss topical issues, advances in discipline and many more.

Mentorship

Mentors are to help with research design, writing and publication. They also assist in the development of the careers of member.

Lab materials

Members eligible for this feature will have access to material in the laboratory of the institute. In a situation where the lab materials needed by a member is been collected from a research lab in collaboration with SRG, such will be at a discounted rate.

Research Membership card (RM card)

This is a digital card that will be used to identify and indicate the stratum member belongs to.

Publication

Members with access to this package will be guided on how to write and publish papers in International Journals..

Internship Opportunities

Members with access to this feature will be eligible for career development and research internships. This will be in collaboration with local and international research facilities and innovation hubs.

Conferences

There will be discounts to the conference fee giving to each member depending on the stratum. The discounts is as follows:

  • 15% for Silver strata
  • 30% for Gold strata
  • 35% for Diamond Strata
  • 50% for Platinum strata

Training and workshop

This aims to give up-to-date background knowledge about different disciplines. This feature will also give discounts using the same logic as conference discounts.

Research Tour

The tour will let the participants meet with experts in fields. It will also allow participants to learn about how the latest research equipment is used and innovative methods to collect and analyze data.The research tour can be either local or overseas tour. The local tour is the tour for a particular research facilities or innovative center in Nigeria while overseas tour is the tour of research facilities or innovative centers outside Nigeria.

Memberships Types

The following are the different levels of membership of FIRAT SRG. You are eligible to join any of these groups depending on service of interest required.

BRONZE (N2,000)

Research Membership card (RM card), Research grants (Project fund guarantee investment, Special Project), Notification of grant opportunities, Newsletter, Conferences, Mentors, Training and workshop, Internship opportunities(Local), Research loans, Seminars, Lab research materials and Research Tours (Local/Overseas Tour)

SILVER (N4,500)

Research Membership card (RM card), Research grants (Project fund guarantee investment, Special Project), Notification of grant opportunities, Newsletter, Conferences, Mentors, Training and workshop, Internship opportunities(Local), Research loans, Seminars, Lab research materials and Research Tours (Local/Overseas Tour)

GOLD (N10,000)

Research Membership card (RM card), Research grants (Project fund guarantee investment, Special Project), Notification of grant opportunities, Newsletter, Conferences, Mentors, Training and workshop, Internship opportunities(Local), Research loans, Seminars, Lab research materials and Research Tours (Local/Overseas Tour)

DIAMOND (N15,000)

Research Membership card (RM card), Research grants (Project fund guarantee investment, Special Project), Notification of grant opportunities, Newsletter, Conferences, Mentors, Training and workshop, Internship opportunities(Local), Research loans, Seminars, Lab research materials and Research Tours (Local/Overseas Tour)

PLATINUM (N25,000)

Research Membership card (RM card), Research grants (Project fund guarantee investment, Special Project), Notification of grant opportunities, Newsletter, Conferences, Mentors, Training and workshop, Internship opportunities(Local and International), Research loans, Seminars, Lab research materials, Publishing articles, Research capacity building and Research Tours (Local/Overseas Tour)

GENERAL

  • Open research talks,
  • Occasional meeting,
  • Interaction with research leaders,
  • General counseling session,
  • and General Research news.