The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS), the foremost independent scientific body in Nigeria dedicated to developing and advancing science, technology and innovation for the country’s socio-economic development, recently inducted ten eminent scientists who have contributed immensely to their various fields. One of the inductees is the Redeemer’s University’s Director of Academic Planning and Quality Assurance, Professor Emmanuel Unuabonah.
Professor Unuabonah is the founding President of the Nigerian Young Academy and he has won several research grants including the Cambridge Africa ALBORADA, the Academy of Medical Sciences Global Challenges Research Fund Networking Grant Scheme (GCRF) and the TWAS-IsOB research grant for collaboration.
He was the first prize winner of the Nigerian Academy of Science Gold Medal Prize in 2017 in addition to other international awards to his credit. He is the principal investigator and director of the African Centre of Excellence for Water and Environmental Research (ACEWATER) based at Redeemer’s University. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Anthony Akinlo, has since congratulated him on the attainment of this noble status of a fellow of one of the foremost academies in the country.