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Academic Incentives Regulations

ACADEMIC INCENTIVE REGULATIONS

Article 1. Aim

This document regulates the academic incentives (awards and supports) offered at Nile University of Nigeria (NUN).

Article 2. Content

The regulations cover all the full time and part time academics, as well as administrative staff of Nile university of Nigeria with masters degrees and above  as regards Article 5.

Article 3. Abbreviations

SCI: Science Citation Index

SSCI: Social Science Citation Index

AHCI: Arts and Humanities Citation Index

Article 4. Procedure

  1. The Authors applies to the Research and Grant Committee secretary, online or paper based with all necessary documents, at least one month ahead.

 

  1. The university staff  applies with the related materials (trip documents, including boarding pass, copy of the printed full text paper or a document stating that the paper of oral presentation will be printed in full on a specified date range, certificate of participation) attached to the letter. Oral presentation ( keynote speaker) should be for only NUN; otherwise it shall not be paid. The Committee goes through the application and reports to the VC on the issue.

 

  1. If the conference application is accepted by the committee, the incentive amount paid is accepted as advance and it will be deducted from his/her salary unless the staffs send the documents (which show the attendance letter, flight tickets etc) to the Office of Human Resources’ it will not be deducted.

 

  1. In case there is more than one author, the amount will be divided by the number of all authors involved in the paper, provided they are all members of staff of the Nile University. Furthermore, if the first and leading author is a staff of Nile University, while others are from different institutions, the full amount will be given to the first Author. Therefore, if a staff of Nile University is a supporting author, the full amount will be divided by the number of authors.  

 

  1. It is obligatory that the name of the university (Nile University of Nigeria) is acknowledged by a statement on the paper presented or the book published. And author should be the presenter for only NUN in the article or oral presentation. An author who uses the name of NUN is not permitted to also claim the name of another university in the same article, or else it shall not be paid.

The incentive figures are mentioned in Article 5.

 

Article 5. Academic work to be rewarded (scientific articles, presentations, books)

  1. Scientific Articles: Review / Original articles

1a. Papers published       in SCI, SSCI, AHCI journals:                  N300,000.00

  1. Scientific Articles: Letters to the Editor / Case Studies

1b. Papers published       in SCI, SSCI, AHCI journals:       N200,000.00

 

      2. Papers published        in international refereed journals:

            a-  Other index except SCI, SSCI, AHCI            N 50,000.00

            b-  Without index                                                 N15,000.00

  1. Papers published        in national refereed journals:                             N 7,500.00

 

                        B. Presentations: Oral presentations (congress and symposium etc)

            1.  Oral papers presented at international peer review conferences (congresses, symposiums) abroad will be paid as follows:

For African Countries: For ticket, maximum up to 500 USD, in Naira, and for participation and accommodation fees 300 USD, in Naira. Maximum amount cannot exceed 800 USD.

For American Countries: For ticket, maximum up to 1300 USD, in Naira, and for participation and accommodation fees 500 USD, in Naira. Maximum amount cannot exceed 1800 USD.

For Europe and Asian Countries: For ticket, maximum up to 700 USD, in Naira, and for participation and accommodation fees 500 USD, in Naira. Maximum amount cannot exceed 1200 USD.

Poster presentations and workshop attendance shall not be paid.

The payment is for only once a calendar year. It should be applied one month in advance for incentive. Human resource office will buy flight ticket.

2.  Oral papers presented at international conferences (congresses, symposiums) within the country: N 50,000.00 (for only once a calendar year.)

3.  Oral Papers presented at national conferences (congresses, symposiums) within the country: N 20,000.00 (for only once a calendar year.)

4.  NUN will offer incentives for only one paper presented in the same conference (congress, symposium).

C. Books

Books should be more than 100 pages. Books with no bibliography will not be accepted.

1.  Books                 : N 25,000.00

2.  Chapter in Books: N   7,500.00

 

ENACTMENT

Article 6.This regulation shall take effect on the day of its acceptance by the Senate.

Article 7.The provisions outlined in this document are executed by the Vice Chancellor.

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