International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Francis oluwole Shode Ideas Activities
  • Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal
    Durban, South Africa
  • Email
    Tel +27 312607992
  • Sector:

    Tertiary Education
  • Organizations:

    University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
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I am an associate professor of organic chemistry at UKZN, Durban, South Africa where I lecture, research, and supervise post-graduate students in natural products chemistry/organic chemistry. I am interested in promoting local and national development through chemistry in Nigeria, South Africa, and rest of Africa.