School of Physical Sciences Board room
Scholars from Africa and Asian Universities converged at the School of Physical Sciences for a one day International Science Program (ISP) Projects Symposium on November 19, 2014.
The symposium gave the scholars an opportunity to present the scientific section of their respective researches. Researchers were drawn from University of Zambia, University of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), University of Botswana, University of Dhaka (Bangladesh), Daffodil International University (Bangladesh) and Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology (Harare, Zimbabwe).
Among the topics covered during the ISP project symposium were: Studies of Organic Pollutants of Food and Environment as well as Knowledge and Technologies for Antifungal formulation based on local plants and Studies on safety.
Dr. Negussie Megersa (Ethiopia), Prof Samuel Yeboah (Botswana), Prof Iqbal Rouf Mamun and Dr. Md Rausan Zamir (Bangladesh), Prof. Yvonne Bonzi and Prof. Boubi`e Guel (Burkina Faso), Dr. Onesmus Munyati (Zambia) and Prof. Collen Masimirembwa (Zimbabwe) were among those who made presentations.
The symposium concluded with the scholars touring School of Physical Sciences departments: Chemistry, Geology, Meteorology and Physics. The coordinators of the event were Prof. Lydia Njenga (dean school of physical sciences) and Prof. Jacob Midiwo.
Inset: Dean School of Physical Sciences, Prof. Lydia Njenga (fourth left) with scholars from African and Asian Universities at the International Science Program (ISP) Project Symposium