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Oyenike Makanjuola

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: United Kingdom, Huddersfield General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Academic Background


2020 Doctorate Chemical Sciences
2014 Master Agricultural Sciences
2011 Undergraduate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

Publications resulting from Research: 

• Makanjuola, O., Greetham, D., Zou, X., Du, C. (2019). The Development of a Sorghum Bran-Based Biorefining Process to Convert Sorghum Bran into Value Added Products. Foods. 8(8). Pp.279-295
• Greetham, D., Saleh Zaky, A., Makanjuola, O., & Du, C. (2018). A brief review on bioethanol production using marine biomass, marine microorganism and seawater. Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry. 14:53-59.
• Makinde, F., & Oyeleke, O. (2012). Effect of sesame seed addition on the chemical and sensory qualities of sorghum based kunun-zaki drink. African Journal of Food Science and Technology. 3(9). Pp.204-212

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 


Society of Chemical Industry
Institute of Food Science and Technology
Nigeria Institute of Food Science and Technology

Presentation given

The development of sorghum bran based bio-refinery process
Paris, France
Event: 2nd International Conference on Biofuel and Bioenergy
The Development of a Biorefinery Process for the Conversion of Waste Biomass into Biofuels
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Event: Biorefinery and Bioprocessing Research seminar
Cellulase Production by Aspergillus niger and Rhizomucor variabilis via Solid State Fermentation
Beijing, China
Chemical Composition and Sensory Quality of Kunu-Zaki made from Sorghum and Sesame Seed
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Event: Young Food Scientist Competition
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jul 2018
Best poster presentation award
Apr 2014
Best presentation award
Apr 2016
Student travel grant

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