The three retired professors

The School of Physical Sciences in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry has held a ceremony to honour three retired Professors of the Department for their years of remarkable service and contributions to the University.  The retirees are Prof. Francis Tayman, Professor of Organic Chemistry; Prof. Victor Yao Gadzekpo, Professor of Analytical Chemistry; and Rev. Prof.

Ms. Angelina Maisuh best level 400 student in the School of Physical Sciences

The School of Physical Sciences of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has presented certificates to 101 students who have obtained a CGPA of 3.6 and above in the various Departments of the School.

The Dean of the School of Physical Sciences, Prof. Emmanuel K. Essel, mentioned that the ceremony had been organised to reward and appreciate students who had excelled in their academic work during the academic year. The ceremony was also expected to serve as motivation to other students to put more effort into their academic work. 

The School of Physical Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences of the University of Cape Coast, has held a ceremony to unveil Rotovaps Laboratory equipment donated by Mr. George Adjabeng, an Alumnus of the School and Chief Executive Officer of Ecodyst, Inc. 

 

Vice-Chancellor with the delegation from AIMS Ghana

Two officials from the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana have called on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong.
    
The two officials are the President of AIMS, Dr. Prince Koree Osei, and the Scientific Administration Manager, Ms. Rhoda Mahamah. 

The NationalVarietal Release and Registration Committee (NVRRC) of the Ministry of Agriculture has recommended five proposed varieties of cassava developed by the Department of Crop Science in collaboration with the Biotechnology and Nuclear Agricultural Research Institute (BNARI) of Ghana Atomic Energy Commission(GAEC).
 
The five recommended varieties are resistant to mosaic disease which mostly affects cassava production in Ghana and also contain  beta carotine - a precursor of Vitamin A. 
Former UCC Lecturer Develops Drug for Treating Diabetes Complications

A former lecturer of the Department of Chemistry, Dr. Owusu Akyiaw Bempah, has developed a drug known as Fenomin Tablets for treating diabetes complications.

Dr. Bempah, explained that the tablets were a formulation of vitamin B1, B2 and B5 capable of preventing complications affecting all organs in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. Other ingredients of the tablets he mentioned were dicalcium phosphate, cellulose, silica, magnesium stearate.

SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES HONOURS STUDENTS

The School of Physical Sciences, has honoured 75 students who excelled academically during the 2017/2018 academic year.

The students comprising levels 100 to 300 with Cumulative Grade Point Aggregate (CGPA) of 3.6 and above were presented with certificates and cash prizes at the 2018 Dean’s Awards Ceremony.

Ms. Angelica Maisuh, a level 200 Bachelor of Mathematics with Economics student was adjudged the overall best student with a CGPA of 3.91.

The Department of Laboratory Technology has held stakeholders meeting to solicit views on its proposed Master’s programme in Safety and Emergency Response.

The consultative meeting, held at the Department of Physics Seminar Room served as a platform for stakeholders to present their inputs, contributions and concerns in order to shape the programme to achieve its objective of training competent individuals to handle emergencies.

A former lecturer of the Department of Chemistry, Dr. Owusu Akyiaw Bempah, has developed a drug known as Fenomin Tablets for treating diabetes complications.

Dr. Bempah, explained that the tablets were a formulation of vitamin B1, B2 and B5 capable of preventing complications affecting all organs in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. Other ingredients of the tablets he mentioned were dicalcium phosphate, cellulose, silica, magnesium stearate.

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