Awards and Achievements

NATIONAL AWARD FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Prof. Dr. Johnny Onyema Ogunji Of Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture received a National Award for Research and Development in the LOCAL RAW MATERIAL CONTENT DEVELOPMENT by Raw Materials Research and Development council (RMRDC) Abuja on 17th February 2011.

His Research on Housefly Maggot Meal (MAGMEAL) was assessed and selected for the award. The product MAGMEAL being used to replace the fishmeal in diet of fish and livestock was adjudged to be 100% of Local raw material content while the research outcome was considered very outstanding

 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH PAPER AWARD
In 2011, the Ph.D theses of Dr. Laura Okpara who studied and lectures in the Department of Food Science became a Winner of the TEEAL African Graduate Student Research Paper Competition. More than 85 papers were received during  the competition. 36 papers met all the eligibility requirements and were submitted by the contest deadline. Judging criteria included: clarity of thesis development, methodology, quality of analysis , and completeness/diversity of references.Dr. Laura Okpara took the second position in Africa. This is a testimony of the quality of work going on in EBSU.