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Department of Chemistry hosts Conference on Environmental Health

The Department of Chemistry hosted the Conference on Environmental Health Sciences with the theme: Land degradation, Ecosystem health, and Climate change.

The event which held from November 21 – 23, 2022 was declared open by the Vice Chancellor, Prof Folasade Ogunsola, FAS who was ably represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics and Research, Prof. Bola Oboh.

The Vice-Chancellor in her remarks expressed that the theme of the conference was very important due to the current serious environmental challenges facing our world and the need to create research-based solutions; educate the general public on the dangers of wrong treatment of the earth; promote advocacy and policy formulations on conservation of our environment amongst others.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Bola Oboh delivering her remarks…

There were several keynote addresses, plenary sessions presented by experts from different part of the world and an In-conference workshop on e-waste.

The event also had Research outcomes presented by various researchers.

Also at the event were the Dean of the Faculty of Science: Prof Elijah Oyeyemi; HoD Chemistry: Prof Olusegun Ayejuyo, who also doubles as the Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee, Prof Kehinde Olayinka and Prof. Olayinka Asekun.

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