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OPTIMIZING WATER FOR AGRICULTURE USING REMOTE SENSING/GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM- Meet Dr. Esther O. Makinde

Summary Water and land productivity for agricultural purposes are essential in addressing food security in Nigeria owing to its population. This rapidly growing country is unique in its location on the West Africa region because it cuts across the Sahel, … Continue reading

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COMMUNICATING BIO-ROLE RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES IN PLASTIC WASTES MANAGEMENT THROUGH SOAPBOX SCIENCE 2020 EVENTS- Meet Dr. Omotola Esther Dada

Introduction I am Dr. Omotola Esther Dada. I am Omotola Esther Dada, a Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of Department of Biological Sciences, Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State. A Fellow of the Association of Commonwealth University (ACU), United Kingdom. Preamble … Continue reading

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FROM IMAGERY TO ACTUALITY: INTERROGATING AFRICAN VIRGINITY DISCOURSE IN TUNDE KELANI’S MOVIES- Ojemola, Adeyoola Mercy

In African culture generally, virginity is associated with innocence from sexuality; it is ascribed the position of the pride of every woman and considered never to be trivialised. It is a symbol of communal glory and pride as it is … Continue reading

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WASTE TO WEALTH: IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH WASTE MANAGEMENT, A MULTI -ACHIEVEMENT APPROACH- Meet Dr. Aderonke Adetutu OKOYA

Good day everyone. All protocols duly observed. I want to appreciate the organizers of this 2020 soapboxscience event for the opportunity to present our activities in our research group (SwWECh) despite the outgoing Pandemic experience. I really appreciate the doggedness … Continue reading

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INSECTS AS ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF FOOD AND FEEDS- Meet Dr. Alafia Azeezat Oyindamola

Not everybody can afford to eat healthy diet all the time, some cannot even get sufficient nutrient in their only meal. With the world population increasing at an exponential rate, it is expected that by 2050, human population will be … Continue reading

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CHALLENGES FACED BY WOMEN IN STEM: THE WAY FORWARD- meet Dr. NseAbasi NsikakAbasi Etim

The challenges faced by women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) has been an issue of global concern among researchers. It is no longer news that women have been subjugated throughout the globe particularly when it comes to the … Continue reading

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PHYTOMOLECULES TO THE RESCUE- Meet Dr. Blessing Onyegeme-Okerenta

Natural plant extracts and products discovered from medicinal plants contain phytomolecules and have provided numerous drugs which are being used clinically for the management and treatment of various ailments. In spite of the various challenges encountered in the medicinal plant-based … Continue reading

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THE SCIENCE WE NEED FOR THE DATA WE WANT- meet Amande Obidike

You may have heard this latest speculation that Data is the new oil. These days, it’s not just about having lots of data, except you have a good question to answer or a solution to proffer. Data science is the … Continue reading

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WOMAN RESEARCHER: THE ENGINE ROOM OF A FULFILLED HOME- Meet Professor Abiodun Olusola Salami

A woman is generally a protector, disciplinarian and friend. She is usually a selfless and loving individual who often sacrifice many of her wants and needs for the wants and needs of her children. A woman works hard to make … Continue reading

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Remembering Georgina Mace

by Seirian Sumner and Nathalie Pettorelli We were deeply saddened to hear that Georgina Mace passed away at the weekend. Georgina has a firm place on any list of influential women in science, and will be remembered as one of … Continue reading

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