Dr. Femi Morakinyo of the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, mentored group of Secondary School Teachers and Students of Redeemers International School, Lagos has emerged as the 1st place winner at the 2015 Schlumberger Excellence in Education Development (SEED) Project Competition in collaboration with the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS).
The Schlumberger Excellence in Education Development (SEED) Project avails Secondary School Students and Teachers the opportunity to work together on a research project. The project also is to ignite a passion for science as participants apply the knowledge learnt in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects on learning activity planned and carried out by students and teachers working together guided by an expert/ mentor, over a period of time.
SEED is a volunteer-based, non-profit education program of Schlumberger Limited which Dr. Morakinyo have been involved in the SEED competition since 2012 on a pro-bono basis as part of his community service to the University and society at large.
The Provost, Professor F. T. Ogunsola on behalf of the Management, Staff and Students of the College, congratulate Dr. Morakinyo for this achievement.