Temi Ologunorisa, the vice-chancellor of Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), has congratulated Mr Maxwell Adeyemi for winning a Swedish research grant.
Mr Adeyemi, a lecturer in the Animal Production and Health Department of the university had won the International Foundation for Science (IFS) research grant worth 15,000 U.S. dollars.
Paul Adeagbo, deputy director of information, protocol, and public relations of OAUSTECH said this in a statement on Wednesday in Okitipupa.
The IFS, won by the 35-year-old researcher, an indigene of Supare-Akoko was sponsored by the Government of Sweden for early career scholars.
Mr Adeyemi, in his doctoral programme in Animal Science at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun, focused his research work on the “Nutritive Evaluation of Cassava plant Meals as Diet in Life Cycle Feeding of Pigs”.
“The OAUSTECH academic was once a winner of the MTN Science and Technology Scholarship Phase II with which he funded his university education for three consecutive years (2010 – 2013).
“The animal scientist is also a winner of the CLIFF-GRADS Doctoral Fellowship, sponsored by the Government of New Zealand.
“The CLIFF-GRADS affords him a six-month stay in the Universidad Technologica Nacional (UTN), Argentina, where he will work on greenhouse gases mitigation strategies of the different diary productive systems of Argentina,” Adeagbo said.
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