The Department of Chemical Sciences commenced academic activities in the 2016/2017 academic session with four students and two permanent staff. The number of students and staff have increased over the years with significant outcomes. The Department is equipped with well-furnished lecture rooms and laboratories. Activities in the Department include lectures, research, training and workshop sessions, seminars, mentoring among others.
The vision of the Department is to provide world class teaching and research outputs, skills, and morals.
The mission of the Department is to produce graduates with personal, national, and international standards and values.
The Departmental Laboratory is well equipped for research activities for both student and staff for in vitro, in vivo, and in silico researches. Current research activities include toxicological, antimalarial, hepatoprotective, and Antidiabetic studies and analysis of newly discovered oil from a plant seed.
The research activities of the department spans through different sectors with collaborations across several disciplines. Research on Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Green Energy generation (Biofuel), intervention studies and drug discovery, antimicrobial profiling, environmental remediation, molecular epidemiology of infectious disease, amongst others are ongoing.
The Department obtained full accreditation in 2019 and has turned out two sets of graduates (2020 and 2021).
Workshop and Training sessions: The department has successfully conducted the following sessions:
B. O. Yusuf (Ph.D)
Coordinator of the Department
Phone number: +234 8165061613