- An African researcher named Dr Eugene Ohu has been awarded a $234 000 research grant
- The researcher at the Lagos Business School won the grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation
- Doctor Ohu won the grant to conduct two-year virtual reality research
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A researcher identified as Dr Eugene Ohu has won a $234 000 grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation.
The researcher at the Lagos Business School won the grant to conduct a two-year virtual reality research titled Teaching Children Empathy and Compassion through Virtual Reality Games.
The disclosure was made by the school, which stated on its website that the project will explore the potentials of virtual reality (VR) for character development, How Africa reports.
Briefly.co.za gathers that the grant was awarded under TWCF’s Global Innovations for Character Development (GICD) initiative.
Dr Ohu was quoted as saying: “It will be an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience where teenagers take the perspectives of ethnic groups different from theirs, to appreciate their identity and share in their sufferings."
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In other news, a beautiful young lady identified as Keilani A has taken to her social media page to celebrate herself after she bagged a doctorate degree at the age of 26.
Keilani shared photos of herself and noted that it was not luck but hard work that earned her such feat.
As expected, Twitter users took to the comment section to congratulate Keilani for bagging a doctorate degree.
Twitter user @9D3baby wrote: "Congratulations!!! I’m so happy for you and proud of you."
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Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that a man identified as Muhammad Mustapha has wowed the social media community after using local materials to construct a vehicle.
Pictures of Mustapha's invention have been making the rounds on social media and Briefly.co.za sighted them on Northeast Reporters Facebook page.
Mustapha, who is from Gombe state, drove the vehicle around for residents and passersby to see and appreciate his invention.
Africans on social media have commended Mustapha for his invention and wished the young man well.
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