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Dr Ajayi emerged as National Coordinator/ Country Representative of RCS

August 31, 2019

Dr Ebenezer Ajayi became the National Coordinator and Country Representative of the Research Cloud Scientists of the Foresight Institute of Research and Translation, Nigeria; following the first RCS election of 31st August, 2019. Until his new position, he served as the Chairman Protem Committee for 1 year.

He will serve in the new position for 3 years, and together with the others, will commence executive activities in November, 2019.

Congratulations Dr Ajayi!

Dr Ajayi honoured as a Fellow of the Institute of Policy Management Development

July 27, 2019

Following the acceptance of his nomination, Dr Ajayi was conferred with the fellowship of the Institute of Policy Management Development in recognition of his contribution to educational policies and project management in biochemistry and molecular biology.

Congratulations on your fellowship, Dr Ebenezer Idowu O. Ajayi, FIPMD.

Dr Ajayi honoured with a Southwest Nigeria Education Award

May 21, 2019

Dr Ajayi received an award in the Outstanding Lecturer of the Year category during the 2019 Southwest Nigeria Education Awards & Lecture which held at the Main Auditorium of the Redeemer's University, Ede, Osun State.

Congratulations!

Dr Ajayi featured in "Inspiring Stories" of the Science Communication Hub Nigeria

November 28, 2018

In recognition of his efforts in science, Dr Ajayi was interviewed by the Science Communication Hub Nigeria in order to serve as an encouragement to other young minds. He has this to say: "More science delivers more knowledge which can be applied to solving many problems in our society... [so]... aspiring scientists should keep their dreams alive. Reading wide, staying abreast with recent knowledge and discoveries will keep them relevant. As much as we know what we lack in Nigeria and Africa, they should not resign to fate. Rather they should keep putting their best feet forward.

Dr Ajayi and his team won a 2016 TETFund Research Grant

November 2, 2018

Dr Ajayi, one of the 2 co-investigators with the principal investigator, Dr (Mrs) F. M. Adeyemi, won a Nigerian Tertiary Trust Fund research grant disbursed through our University. The team will work on: "Activities of Nigella sativa and Azadirachta indica seed oils against carbarpenemase-producing Gram-negative bacteria: Possible alternatives for management of multi-drug resistant bacteria in clinical settings (UNIOSUN/TETFund/16/005)".

Dr Ajayi appointed as a Platinum Research Cloud Scientists of the Foresight Institute of Research and Translation, FIRAT

August 6, 2018

An opportunity to play a decisive role in research for impart in Nigeria and Africa at large was presented to Dr Ajayi following his appointment as a Platinum Scientist of the FIRAT-RCS. FIRAT is a science outreach organisation situated in Eleyele, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria as hub for raising the NextGen young and promising scientists in Nigeria and in Africa at large.

Congratulations, and best wishes for this call to service as a worthy UNIOSUN scholar!

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Dr Ajayi won the prestigious Argentinian Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation postdoc fellowship (2017)

December 29, 2017

The Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) fellowship will enable him to embark on post-doctoral training at the Biophysics and Nanotechnology Laboratory, Instituto Ferreyra, IMMF-INIMEC-CONICET-University of Cordoba, Argentina. Together with his Director, Dra Dolores C. Carrer, he will work on the evaluation of antileishmania potential of African vegetal extracts for 2 years.

Dr Ajayi to serve as a member of International Committee for the organisation of INCON-MFPA Technology 2018

December 8, 2017

The 1st International Conference and Integrated Meeting titled "Prospective of Medical, Food, Pharma and Agro Technology: From Health to Wealth and Future Challenges" organsed by the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Kaushal Kendra of the Banaras Hindu University held from 27 to 28 February, 2018 at the LT Complex, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Barkachha, Mirzapur.

Dr Ajayi won IFCC Travel Scholarship to participate in the 23rd International Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine/ 57th Meeting of the SAACB/ 5th Congress of the AFCC, Durban-2017, South Africa

October 22, 2017

Dr Ajayi won the prestigious Travel Scholarship of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry to participate in the 23rd International Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine/ 57th Meeting of the South Africa Association of Clinical Biochemistry/ 5th Congress of the African Federation of Clinical Chemistry which held from 22-25 October, 2017 in Durban, South Africa at the Durban International Convention Centre with the theme "Multi-omics, Laboratory Medicine and Personalized Medicine." There he presented an abstract titled: “Ethanolic extracts of Nauclea …