Software Research: Covenant Leads in a 2018 Scival Report

Software Research: Covenant Leads in a 2018 Scival Report


The hub of Software research at the moment is Covenant University, as Scival has released a report of a 2013-2018 study that places the institution ahead of forty-seven others in that field of academic research.

In that study, the university is reported to have published 29 research papers through 28 authors and grossed a total of 0.60 in citation impact, coming ahead of Bayero University Kano which has 18 publications, 11 authors and 0.53 citation impact.

Other universities coming after Covenant and Bayero are Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Nigeria Nsukka and Federal University of Technology Akure.

Also leading are Covenant University’s faculty, including Professor Sanjay Misra, Dr. Sunday Fayomi and Professor Cleophas Loto, who, in the report, are in the first, fourth and fourteenth position respectively in the chart among the most published authors in Nigerian universities in software. A total of 500 authors were assessed while forty-eight universities were evaluated out of the over 140 universities in Nigeria.

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