The Provost, Professor F.E.A Lesi declared open the Building Research and Innovation in Nigeria’s Science (B.R.A.I.N.S) Workshop held between Tuesday, 15th and ended on Thursday, 17th October 2019 at the Alumni Center of the College of Medicine, University of Lagos Idi-Araba, Lagos. This workshop addresses on the goals of B.R.A.I.N.S. The major goal of BRAINS is to ensure that Faculty members gain enhanced capabilities in research methodology, research management, ethics training, mentorship, scientific publications/ presentation and grants writing. The workshop was anchored by Prof. W.L. Adeyemo (Chairman Medical Advisory Committee LUTH). Participants described the workshop as very illuminating and stated that they had benefitted immensely from participating and thanked organisers for the opportunity.