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Africans in STEM 2019


Africans in STEM Symposium seeks to create an avenue for Africans across all STEM fields to connect, share ideas and create possible collaborations. If you seek to expand your network, hone your public speaking skills and learn about amazing and diverse fields of STEM, then the 2019 Africans in STEM Symposium is right for you.

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Speakers


Peace Atakpa
Peace Atakpa Post-doctoral fellow, Pharmacology at University of Cambridge
John Vianney
John Vianney MPhil Student, Sanger Institute at University of Cambridge
Bongumenzi Nxumelo
Bongumenzi Nxumelo PhD Student, Archaeology at University of Cambridge
Dr. Kofi Asare-Addo
Dr. Kofi Asare-Addo Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics at University of Huddersfield
Aloysius Loglo
Aloysius Loglo PhD Student, Microbial Sciences at University of Surrey
Tonny Okedi
Tonny Okedi MPhil Student, Biotechnology and Engineering at University of Cambridge
Cynthia Okoye
Cynthia Okoye PhD Student, Pharmacology at University of Cambridge
Prof. Martin Antonio
Prof. Martin Antonio Professor of molecular microbiology & global health at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Dr. Thomas Haizel
Dr. Thomas Haizel Managing director at IDNA Genetics Ltd and Nkaarco Diagnostics Limited
Rosemond Mensah
Rosemond Mensah PhD Student, Pharmacology at University of Hertfordshire
Chioma Achi
Chioma Achi PhD Student, Veterinary Medicine at University of Cambridge
Prof. Franklin Aigbirhio
Prof. Franklin Aigbirhio Director of PET Chemistry at Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Cambridge
Dr. Femi Ojambati
Dr. Femi Ojambati Research Associate, Nanophotonics at University of Cambridge
Adam Ward
Adam Ward PhD Student, Pharmacy at University of Huddersfield
Dr. Aloysius Adotey Edoh Jnr.
Dr. Aloysius Adotey Edoh Jnr. Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and Electrical/Electronic Engineering at University of East London
Sabastine Eugene Arthur
Sabastine Eugene Arthur PhD Candidate, Pathology at University of Cambridge
Dr. Prince Bawuah
Dr. Prince Bawuah Research Associate, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at University of Cambridge
Chioma Vivian Ngonandi
Chioma Vivian Ngonandi PhD Student, Archaeology at University of Cambridge
Hola Kwame Adrakey
Hola Kwame Adrakey Postdoctoral fellow, Plant Sciences at University of Cambridge

Schedule


09:00 - 10:00

Registration/Tea and Coffee/Networking

Program

10:00 - 10:10

Opening Remarks

Program

Dr. Prince Bawuah

10:10 - 10:15

Special Address from the Office of the Vice Chancellor

Program

10:15 - 11:00

Oral Presentations

Program

11:00 - 11:45

Panel Session: 'The impact of STEM on the development of Africa'

Program

11:45 - 12:05

Guest Speech

Program

Dr. Kofi Asare-Addo

12:05 - 12:30

Flash Presentations

Program

12:30 - 13:15

Lunch & Poster Session

Program

13:15 - 13:45

Science communication mini workshop

Program

Prof. Martin Antonio

13:45 - 14:05

Guest speech

Program

Dr. Thomas Haizel

14:05 - 14:35

Oral Presentations

Program

14:35 - 15:00

Keynote Address

Program

Prof. Franklin Aigbirhio

15:00 - 15:30

Tea and Coffee/Networking/Poster Session

Program

15:30 - 16:00

Oral Presentations

Program

16:00 - 16:20

Closing Address

Program

Dr. Aloysius Adotey Edoh Jnr.

16:20 - 16:30

Prize giving and closing remarks

Program

Sabastine Eugene Arthur

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