A lecturer of the Accra-based University of Professional Studies (UPSA), Mr Eric Boachie Yiadom has been selected among other top global researchers to attend the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26).
Mr Eric Boachie Yiadom a lecturer with the Department of Accounting of the Faculty of Accounting and Finance is one of the two Ghanaian researchers to join the forthcoming Commonwealth event.
His outfit in a blog post sighted by Educationweb.com.gh says he is trained a trained Chartered Accountant and a PhD candidate with a research interest that focuses on contemporary developments in climate change.
According to UPSA, the Chartered Accountant recent research work focuses on the role of local financial markets and fiscal policies on the relationship between international capital and environmental risk.
Mr. Eric Boachie Yiadom among other 25 researches will attend a series of expert-led workshops and design and deliver peer-led research-to-action projects. They will be mentored by senior academics and further their engagement with global climate stakeholders.
The top reseachers will also be travelling to Glasgow in November this year to attend the landmark COP26 conference.
University of Professional Studies (UPSA), Accra is also one of only two universities in Ghana to have one of its faculty members selected for the global forum that supports rising-star researchers across the world.
The cohort throughout this year is will build international collaborations and work with experts to influence issues related to the climate and environment in their communities and beyond.