Nnanake-Abasi Offiong, a graduate research assistant at the International Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Research (ICEESR), University of Uyo, has been announced as one out of 15 younger chemists to receive the 2018 Younger Chemist Leadership Development Award of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Each year, the award is given to promising younger chemists […]

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ICEESR Director, Joins African Regional Expert team for GLOBAL CHEMICALS OUTLOOK 11 PROJECT

On 7-8 March 2018, the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) and UN Environment organised a regional expert workshop in Nairobi, Kenya on “Regional Perspectives on Sustainable Chemistry Innovation and the Global Chemicals Outlook II: Understanding Trends, Risks and Opportunities in Africa”. The results from the workshop will feed into the Global Chemicals Outlook II […]

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CEESR UNIUYO Project Selected Among Top 14 Start-Up Initiatives Globally for UNEP Workshop in Berlin

The Director, CEESR UNIUYO, Dr. Edu Inam was invited to share with global experts and UNEP the experiences in establishing, researches undertaken and other sustainable chemistry programmes of the centre. The invitation came after a competitive selection process of many sustainable chemistry start-up initiatives globally. Dr. Inam was able join the workshop virtually to share […]

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UNIUYO R&D Acting Director Unveils Maiden R&D Journal of the Nigerian Content Monitoring and Development Board

Dr. Edu J. Inam, Acting Director, Centre for Research & Development, University of Uyo unveiled the maiden edition of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Research and Development Journal (or simply NOGIC R&D Journal). This was done during the 1st Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Research and Development Fair and Conference organized by the Nigerian […]

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Commonwealth Fellows Help Find Solutions to Africa’s Environmental Challenges

Commonwealth fellows study Lancaster University’s successful model of university-business partnerships to help find solutions to Africa’s environmental challenges Four African academics are spending two months at Lancaster University learning from some of the University’s pioneering initiatives to bring businesses, academics and policy makers together to find solutions to environmental problems. The four, from Nigeria, Ghana […]

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CEESR UNIUYO Director Awarded Commonwealth Professional Fellowship tenable at Lancaster University, Lancaster Environment Centre, UK The Ag. Director, Centre for Research and Development also the Director, Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Research, Dr. Edu Inam has been awarded the Commonwealth professional fellowship tenable at Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC), Lancaster University, UK. The fellowship is […]

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Group Calls for Akwa Ibom Environment Summit

A call has been made to the Akwa Ibom State Government to convene an Environmental Summit aimed at charging solutions to environmental challenges in Akwa Ibom State. The call was one of the highpoints of the 2nd UNIUYO and GIST Joint Programme Workshop hosted by the International Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Research (ICEESR), University of […]

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2016 Workshop – Waste Management and Land Contamination

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Signing of MOU, UNIUYO and University of Lancaster, UK

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Waste Management and Land Contamination Workshop – June 2016

Waste management in Africa remains a fundamental issue, Nigeria inclusive. The challenges range from weak policy framework and legislation, inadequate funding, not enough facilities for waste disposal and human resources, unsuitable and poor technologies and unenlightened public. The result is that most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are falling below in basic sanitation rather than rising. […]

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