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Prof. Adesina resumes as Dean

Prof. Olufemi Adeyinka Adesina, who emerged recently as Dean-Elect of the Faculty of Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, resumes today August 1, 2023. In his inaugural address, he sought the assistance and support of all members of the Faculty as he assumes the position. He is a Professor of Mathematics.

A portion of his focus can be found at

Science-preneurship Exhibition

Sciencepreneurship Exhibition at the Biological Sciences Building by the students of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology as well as Department of Zoology.

The Vice Dean, Dr. Olasunkanmi represented the Dean at the event. Other participants were Prof. O. Babalola (HoD of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Prof. A. Adedeji (former Dean, Faculty of Science); Dr. Sowemimo (Acting HoD, Department of Zoology) among others.

The exhibition was coordinated by Prof. R. E. Okonji, Dr. (Mrs.) A. Z. Ayinla and Dr. I. J. Olawuni

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Announcing 2023 Faculty of Science International Conference

This is to announce that the 2023 Faculty of Science International Conference is scheduled to take place between 3rd and 6th July, 2023. It is a HYBRID Conference allowing for both In-Person and Virtual participation. 👉Click for Details…

THEME: ADVANCES IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE ROLE OF SCIENCE IN SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT........... Subthemes - 1. Sustainable Health and Wellness - 2. Data Science, Artificial intelligence & IoT - 3. Biotechnology, Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration - 4. Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security - 5. Energy & Industrial Revolution - 6. Climate Change & Sustainable Environment - 7. Water and Earth Resources Development

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Faculty of Science Quiz and Science Project 2023

Register your school to be part of the Quiz Competition and Science Project Exhibition Contest organized by the Faculty of Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State.

It is open only to senior secondary science students who are in SS2 in Nigeria. Schools are to express interest by registering ONLY three (3) representatives for the Quiz and Project Exhibition Contest. The name, passport photograph and admission number of each representative are required.

  • The Quiz: There are a total of 60 online questions in Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The representatives are expected to answer the questions as best and as quickly as they can and click the submit button.
  • The Science Project: Schools will send to the organizer a science project/topic of interest for screening. Only schools with shortlisted topic/project will be asked to come and exhibit at the finals.

The finals for both competitions will be conducted at the campus of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State

The best three candidates or schools will receive mouth watering awards at the International Conference of the Faculty of Science coming up between 12th (arrival) to 15th (departure), June 2023. The best three science projects will be exhibited at the Opening Ceremony!!!

Further enquiries should be directed to Dr. B. S. Ogundare – Chairman, Science Conference Quiz Subcommittee – or +2348163883787

Please click 👉here to register your school.

Thank you

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The Faculty partners Vaal University of Tech. South Africa

The Faculty of Science, ably represented by the Dean, Prof. I. O. Adewale is in partnership with Vaal University of Technology, South Africa on several aspects of pure and applied sciences including nanotechnology and engineering

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Faculty Seminar – January 2022

You cordially invited to the January 2022 Faculty of Science Seminar scheduled as follows

Livestreaming link on YouTube –

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OAU@60 – Past, Present & Future of Science

The Faculty of Science is celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Obafemi Awolowo University by presenting a lecture titled, “Past, Present and Future of Science”. This is coupled with different categories of awards for deserving alumni and individuals. It is also possible to watch the event live on YouTube.




Outstanding Alumnus Award

  1. Dr. Sulleiman Adebayo ADEDIRAN FNIM, FNAE – Independent Governance And Evaluation Consultant
  2. Elder (Chief) Chima Uzoma ONYEKWERE, OON, FNCS – Chairman, Nigeria Internet Exchange Point (IXPN), Chairman, Board of Trustees of Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)
  3. Mr. Abayomi Oluwaseun ODUMOSUPrincipal Consultant Digital Financial Services Specialist
  4. Mr. Akintoye OYEKUNLEProgramme Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Organisation
  5. Prof. Musbau Adewumi AKANJI, FAS – Pioneer and Former Vice-Chancellor of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State. Former Vice-Chancellor of Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State
  6. Prof. Adenike KUKUVice-Chancellor, Kings University, Ode-Omu, Osun State.
  7. Mr. Olabode SOWUNMIConsultant to the House Committee on Power & the Senate Committee on Gas
  8. Dr. Remi MAKINDE, FIMS – National Network Implementation Head in Globacom, Nigeria and Ghana
  9. Mr. Adedokun Dotun OWOYOMIChief Executive Ofcer (CEO) of Dot Farms and Jarydol International Enterprises
  10. Mr. Femi OLAJIMBITI Business Director, Pepsi Co, Leatherhed Survey, UK
  11. Mr. Olugbenga GABRIELExecutive Assistant, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI)
  12. Mr. Seun FAKUADESenior Special Assistant (Research and Development) Ofce of the Ekiti State Governor, Ado Ekiti
  13. Prof. Anthony I. OKOHDirector SMARC, Microbial Water Monitoring Centre, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
  14. Mr. Isaac JAGUNManaging Director, (Secure & Trusted Alliance Services Limited
  15. Prof. S. S. OKOYA – Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

Outstanding Corporate Award

  1. WALTERSMITH GROUP, 47 Glover Road, P. O. Box 54797, Ikoyi Lagos Nigeria.

Award of Recognition of Outstanding Service

  1. Prof. Aderemi Okunola OGUNFOWOKANDean of Science – 2015 to 2017
  2. Prof. Olubukola ADEDEJIDean of Science – 2017 to 2019
  3. Prof. Marcus Adebola ELERUJADean of Science – 2019 to 2021

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CV & Promotion Assessment Templates

Please download the approved templates of Academic CV and Promotion Assessment for your further action

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A New Dean Resumes

Prof. I. O. Adewale of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology resumes today 1st August, 2021 as the New Dean. He takes over from Prof. M. A. Eleruja of the Department of Physics and Physics Engineering who just completed a tenure from August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2021.

Prof. I. O. Adewale – Dean 2021/2022 and 2022/2023 Academic Sessions

Prof. I. O. Adewale has offered to serve as the Dean, Faculty of Science for the 2021/2022 and 2022/2023 Academic Sessions. He promises to contribute to the development of the Faculty by providing quality leadership and also consolidating the strands of excellence achieved so far by the Faculty.

Prof. Adewale has served at the Departmental, Faculty, University and External Levels (within and outside Nigeria) at various times before assuming this new position of the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

The Faculty wishes him a successful tenure.

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Opening Ceremony – Faculty of Science Conference

The Opening Ceremony of the 2021 Conference is streaming live now on youtube