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FOUR LAUTECH RESEARCHERS WIN TETFUND RESEARCH FUND

The Principal Assistant Registrar, Public and Alumni Relations Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Olalekan Fadeyi has said that Four researchers from the University have won 89.1 million naira as research grant from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), under the 2021 TETFund National Research Fund Intervention.

Fadeyi said that one of the researchers was Professor Samuel Taiwo, a former Provost, College of Health Sciences, Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology whose project was titled: “Evaluation of Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification assay Detection of Active Tuberculosis in Nigeria”.

Others are the leader of the Nanotechnology Research Group Professor Agbaje Lateef of the Department of Pure and Applied Biology who is to work on a project titled: “Innovative Microbial Volarization of Keratinous Wastes for Ecofriendly Production of Protein-Rich Keratin Hydrolysates as Biofertilisers”.

A one-time member of the University Governing Council Professor Ojeyemi Olabemiwo of the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry’s project is titled: “Modification of Agbabu Natural Bitumen with Nanoparticles Synthesized from Agrowaste Ashes for Improved Engineering Properties and Service Life Suitable for Road Paving.

The fourth award for the project, titled “Development of Metakaolin Blended Cement as an Alternative to Ordinary Portland Cement for Durability and Low-Cost Building Construction was awarded to Doctor Ajamu Olalere of the Department of Civil Engineering,” Fadeyi said.

Professor Mojeed Liasu, Acting Vice-Chancellor appreciated the scholars for their efforts in winning the grants noting that the awards had added value to the laurels of the university. P.M NEWS

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