Soapbox Science 2019 Lagos August

It is the first time that Soapbox Science is holding an event in Lagos, Nigeria. Join female scientist and professionals in the STEM discipline as they showcase their research in simple ways.

Come along, see, and learn new things as speakers take to their soapboxes to tell you about their exciting research.

The event is open to all who are willing to learn from and interact with our speakers.

Meet the Soapbox Science Lagos organising team.

Details of the location and timing of the event

 22nd August, 2019

Time: 11:00am- 2:00pm

Location: UBA Open Park, University of Lagos, Akoka.

Volunteer with Soapbox Science Lagos

Are you passionate about science and love talking to people about it? Do you want to help raise awareness about gender equality in science careers? Soapbox Science Lagos is looking for volunteers to help out at their event!

Soapbox Science is not just about the speakers. Without a supportive team of committed, enthusiastic people, a Soapbox event simply cannot happen. Each event relies on an animated team of up to 20 volunteers.

Join us for an afternoon of fun, informal and inspiring science and help challenge ideas about who can be a scientist!

Find out more and sign up here


Selected from a competitive pool of researchers, our 12 speakers will be sharing their work in science, technology, medicine and engineering. The speakers and their discussion topics are:

Miss Aluh, Deborah Oyine (@debbilici0uss), Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management, University of Nigeria Nsukka “Unmasking the Silent KSiller”

Dr Oginni Adeyemi, Olaide, University of Lagos, NigeriaCreativity and Me....using Science as a Tool!!”

Miss Egbedi Brakemi (@begbedi ), University of Lagos “Fish by-Products Utilization: A Path to Food Security”

Dr. Oyeyemi Omodadepo Adebiyi (@biyi_dr), Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos “Beyond Sport Betting”

Mrs Umeh, Chinenye Rosemary (@Nnajide Chinenye), Safety Molecular and Pathology Laboratory, Enugu, Nigeria “Tackling of Drug Resistance and Indiscriminate Use of Drug”

Mrs Esther Ifeoluwa Akinyemi, (@puffybabe), “GIS as a tool to Nation Security”

Mrs Aderinsola Airat Adio-Adepoju (@audioderyne), University of  Lagos, Akoka “STEM Skills: The gateway to entrepreneurial science careers” 

Ms Morakinyo Aderonke, Nigerian Defence Academy “Mentoring (An Effective tool for Future Modelling)”

Dr Esther Oluwafunmilayo Makinde (@EstherMakinde1), University of Lagos, Akoka “Human Activities and their Impact on the Environment”

Discover our 2019 speakers:

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