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    FUOYE’s faculty of science holds international conference on post Covid 19 era deveploment goals

    …rewards outstanding scientists in faculty week’s celebration

    By Wole Balogun
    S.A Media to VC

    The Faculty of Science, Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), will hold an International Science Conference from May 8, 2023 to May 12th, 2023. Titled: ‘The role of science and technology in harnessing sustainable development goals in Post Covid-19 Era, the international conference is a major part of an annual faculty week celebration which features other exciting and academically enlightening programmes such as seminars on public health, safety and others.

    According to a release made available to the University media team by the chairman, Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the conference, Prof. O.O Oketayo, there will be seminars on
    8th and 9th May, 2023, on topics such as “Hypertension: Causes, effects and Management”, to be delivered by a renown Cardiologist, Prof. P. O. Akinwusi; “Fire safety and management”, to be delivered by a fire officer, Mr. F. I. Akinjobi, and “Mentee-mentor relationship in academics,” to be delivered by Prof. D. A. Agboola, with intensive practical sessions.

    To add colour to the event, awards of excellence will be conferred on some deserving and distinguished scientists in recognition of their admirable contribution to the advancement of the faculty, scholarship and professionalism.

    While there will be a session for quiz competition among top Secondary School Science students to cater for the academic needs of young scientists. May 10th to 12th, 2023 will feature keynote addresses by international and dynamic scholars.

    Co-signed by Prof. Oketayo and
    U. C. Nebo, who is the Secretary, LOC.

    The statement further disclosed that the sub-themes of the international conference
    Included but not limited to, SDGs in bioscience, physical science, agriculture, mining, and geosciences, nanotechnology, information and communication technology, engineering and robotic science, food
    Science and technology, environmental design and
    management.

    Other distinguished keynote speakers for the conference are

    Professor Joshua Olufemi Ojo, a Professor of Health Physics & President, Living Science foundation, OAU, Ile-Ife,

    Professor Adekunle.A. Bakare, a Professor of Genetics, Cellular and Molecular Toxicology and Dean of Science, UI,


    Professor Collin Surendra Thakur, Seta Research Chair on Digitalisation, and
    Director of NEMISA KZN e-Skills CoLab at the Durban University of Technology and Dr. Ehel E. Phiri PhD LOC , Chairman. (Stellenbosch University, SU) +234 8068565178
    PG Dip. Agronomy (SU), Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

    The release further reads in part:” There will be facilities to participate in the confererence virtually via Zoom (includingPoster and Oral Presentations). Lines will be sent to all registered participants a few days to the conference.

    “Registration Fees which cover Registration, Conference Materials, Lunch, Refreshments, and Certificate of participation, are Students, with Valid ID Card: N10,000, participants from Nigeria: N30,000, local Delegates: N30,000, foreign Participants : USD 120.”

    For more enquires and assistance, Contact: Prof. Oyebamiji. O. Oketayo
    Miss Uchechukwu C. Nebo
    LOC, Secretary
    +234 80373209710.

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