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Notice of Election – Offices of the Dean and Vice-Dean 2014/2015 & 2015/2016

Notice is hereby given that there will be Faculty of Science’s elections to the

(1) Office of the Dean and

(2) Office of the Vice Dean,

for the 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 Academic Sessions. The election will hold at the 308th meeting of the Faculty Board of Science on 18th May, 2015 in the Lecture Theatre BOOA, Biological Sciences Buildings at 4.00 pm.

Nominations are hereby invited from only the Teaching and Research members of the Faculty Board on the prescribed nomination forms, a copy of which can be collected at the Dean’s Office.

Please note that a candidate for the Office of the Dean shall be a full-time member of the Academic Staff in the Faculty who is not below the rank of a Professor.

The Closing date for the receipt of nominations is Tuesday 12th May, 2015 at 2.00 pm and nominations forms must be received by the Faculty Secretary on or before the stipulated

Each proposer is required to fill the appropriate portion of the nomination form in respect of:

(a) Name of Candidate of his choice
(b) Name and Signature of the Proposer
(c) Name and Signature of the Seconder
(d) Signature of the Candidate nominated

Voting by Proxy

Where a member who is eligible to vote is unable to do so in person, he/she may appoint another eligible voter as proxy to vote for him/her. Members wishing to vote in absentia should notify the Faculty Secretary not later than 1.00 pm on Thursday 14th May, 2015.

For further information on the election of Dean, please see Regulation No. 3 of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Law 1970 as amended and Statute 13.5(1).

Thank you.

O. D. Adagunodo (Mrs.)
Faculty Secretary


Schedule of Faculty Statutory Meetings 2014/2015 Session

This is to inform you that the Dean has approved the underlisted schedule of meetings in the Faculty for the 2014/2015 academic session.

Faculty Board of Studies – Tuesday 21-04-2015

Faculty Board – Monday 18-05-2015

Faculty Board of Studies – Tuesday 25-06-2015

Faculty Board – Monday 06-07-2015

Faculty Review – Thursday 23-07-2015; Thursday 05-11-2015


Kindly keep the dates open

Thank you


O. D. Adagunodo (Mrs.)

Faculty Secretary

The Faculty Urgently needs an 18-Seater Bus


The Faculty of Science urgently needs an 18-Seater bus and hereby solicits support from our alumni all over the world in order to purchase the bus. This is to ease the runnings of its day-to-day activities. The total cost of the bus is about 4.8 million naira. For details, kindly contact the Dean, Prof. W. A. Muse – +234-803-401-2861 – or or Pay to

Access Bank, Ile-Ife

Account Name: Science Week OAU

Account No: 0034061187

Please note that the Faculty would appreciate if you can indicate your Department and the year you graduated whenever you make any payment to the account.

Thank you so very much for your contribution.

The Next Faculty Review – 17-03-2015

This is to inform members of the Faculty Review Panel that 17-03-2015 has been scheduled for the next meeting. Kindly attend and be punctual.


O. D. Adagunodo
Faculty Secretary

Faculty Board Meeting, Monday 09/03/2015

This is to inform you that the next meeting of the Faculty Board of Science has been scheduled to hold on Monday, 9th March, 2015 at 4.00 pm in the Lecture Theatre BOOB, Biological Sciences Building Complex.

Agenda and papers will be forwarded shortly.

Please be punctual

Thank you

O. D. Adagunodo (Mrs.)

Faculty Secretary

13th Faculty Seminar – Sustaining a Statistical Laboratory Collaboration at OAU

You are cordially invited to the 13th Faculty of Science Seminar titled, "Sustaining a Statistical Laboratory Collaboration at OAU" today 14th January, 2015.

Presenter: Professor Eric Vance (Director, Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (LISA), Virginia Tech, USA,

Venue: Biological Sciences Building (BOOC) Lecture Theatre

Time: 4.00 pm


Dr. Aderogba won the National Prize for Young Scientist in Chemical Sciences 2014

Dr Aderogba


Dr. M.A. Aderogba of the Department of Chemistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife won the National Prize for Young Scientist in Chemical Sciences -2014.

The Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) was inaugurated on August 30th , 2010 by the then President of the Nigerian Academy of Science, Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe. The   creation of the Nigerian Young Academy is expected to provide recognition for excellence and raise the profile of young researchers nationally.

Dr Aderogba research interest is mainly on isolation and characterization of antiradical (antioxidant), acetyl cholinesterase and alpha- glucosidase inhibitors from medicinal plants and marine algae that are used in the management of oxidative stress related diseases. He also works on medicinal plants that are used in infectious diseases. His work on isolated natural products contributes significantly to the chemistry of natural products of medicinal plants. He has published over forty articles in reputable local and international peer reviewed journals.

A New Vice-Dean resumes

Dr. B. Babatope from the Department of Physics and Physics Engineering who emerged as the winner for the position of the the Vice-Dean at the May 2014 Faculty Board meeting resumes today 02/06/2014. The Faculty wishes him a successful tenure.