The NAS Science Media Award Dinner

Sitting from L-R: Dr. Oladoyin Odubanjo, Executive Secretary, The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS), Ms. Caroline Southey, Editor, The Conversation Africa (Keynote Speaker), Professor Mosto Onuoha FAS, President, NAS, Professor Olatunde Farombi FAS, Public Affairs Secretary, NAS, Mr. Taiwo Adeniyi, MD, Vitafoam Nigeria PLC, Mr. Kayode Akintemi, MD, Plus TV Africa (Member, Panel of Judges)

NAS Science Media Award

Group picture with winners of the NAS Science Media Award. They are:- 1. Print- Science Journalist of the year 2018 - Isaac Anyaogu (Business Day) 2. Runner-up, Print Category - Afeez Hanafi (Punch) 3. Broadcast-Science Journalist of the year...

NAS holds Second Expert Committee Meeting

NAS holds Second Expert Committee Meeting for the regional consensus study on the science advisory landscape in Africa. The study was commissioned by the African Chapter of the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA), with a view to...

An Innovative and Outstanding Career Within Our Stochastic Space

An Innovative and Outstanding Career Within Our Stochastic Space

Distinguished Professor Oye Ibidapo-Obe FAS delivers lecture titled 'An Innovative and Outstanding Career Within Our Stochastic Space' to commemorate his 70th birthday lecture held at the Senate Chambers, University of Lagos on Wednesday, 26th of June, 2019... Professor Ibidapo-Obe...

Visit to Nigeria’s first professor of medicine

Professor T.O. Ogunlesi FAS became a of Medicine in 1965, making him Nigeria's first professor of Medicine. He is a foundation fellow of the Acedemy as well as a past Vice President of the Academy. He retired in 1983

NAS visit the Executive Secretary of Tetfund

NAS visit the Executive Secretary of Tetfund

L-R: Professor Oluwole Familoni FAS (Academic Representative, Physical Sciences), Professor Sunday Atawodi FAS, Professor Mosto Onuoha FAS (President, NAS), Professor Suleiman Bogoro FAS (Executive Secretary, Tetfund), Professor Njidda Gadzama FAS, Professor Abubakar Sambo FAS (Academic Secretary, Physical Sciences), Dr....

9th Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) Conference

Call for participation and submission of abstract
9th Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) Conference General Assembley
Date: Mon. 26th – wed. 28th August, 2019
Venue: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
Abstracts should be submitted via email to:
Abstract submission Deadline: 15th July, 2019

Conference: Theme Momentum for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal in Africa. Download flyers here

GYA Call for New Members

The call for a Global Young Academy (GYA) membership from 2020 is open until 15 September 2019. Applications are currently being sought from young, independent scholars who combine the highest level of research excellence with a demonstrated passion for delivering impact. Read more

More information on how to apply and the online application form can be found here


Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe FAS

Distinguished Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe FAS celebrated his 70th birthday thanksgiving on Friday, 5th of July, 2019. A black tie/full national dress reception was held in his honour where he launched Read more

Professor Friday Okonofua FAS

Professor Friday Okonofua FAS delivered the 7th Professor Adetokunbo Babatunde Sofoluwe Memorial Lecture on Thursday, 4th of July, 2019. His lecture titled ‘Re-thinking the archetypal medical education system in Nigeria’ was delivered at the Afe Babalola Auditorium, University of Lagos.  Read more



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