Marian Asantewah Nkansah: KNUST professor awarded among top 5 scientists in developing world

Marian Asantewah Nkansah: KNUST professor awarded among top 5 scientists in developing world

- Ghanaian female professor, Professor Marian Asantewah Nkansah at KNUST has been award as one of the top 5 women scientists in the developing world

- The professor received the 2021 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award with 4 other accomplished scientists

- The research work that won her the award had to do with the identification of organic and inorganic contaminants

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Professor Marian Asantewah Nkansah of the Department of Chemistry, KNUST, has been named among five winners of the 2021 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Women Scientists in the Developing World.

This was confirmed in a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official Twitter handle of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

The OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World recognises the achievements of researchers who have made significant contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge.

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The research work which won the professor her award focuses on identifying and characterizing the presence of both inorganic and organic contaminants in water, food, soil, the atmosphere, and other environmental matrices, and on developing strategies for environmental remediation.

Earlier, Marian Asantewah Nkansah was listed as part of the top 10 scientists in entire Africa.

In a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official KNUST website, it was indicated that not only did the female professor get listed in an esteemed list in Africa, but she was also among the entire world's list.

Marian Asantewah Nkansah: KNUST professor awarded among top 5 scientists in developing world
Marian Asantewah Nkansah: KNUST professor awarded among top 5 scientists in developing world Credit: Source: aasciences.africa, kuulpeeps.com
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It was confirmed that professor Marian Asantewah Nkansah was also named among the top 60 scientists around the world in the 2020 Analytical Scientists Power List.

In other news, Emmanuel Binditi, a Ghanaian young man who used to work as a security officer at SSNIT in 2015 but always dreamt of becoming a medical doctor has successfully ventured into the medical field.

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According to Theghanareport.com, Emmanuel is the firstborn of seven children and life has been extremely difficult for him in Accra right from the time he was brought by his dad to seek quality education.

From Bogni, a village in the Nanumba North District, he was sent to live with his granduncle at Agbogbloshie in Accra, Ghana’s largest foodstuff market.

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