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FACSSON Holds 10th Annual Conference and Anniversary

Family and Consumer Sciences Society of Nigeria (FACSSON) 10th Annual Conference & Anniversary (Virtual and Physical Conference)

Theme: Advocating Sustainable Consumer Sciences amidst Global Challenges

Venue: Ajose Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife

Date: 7-10 November, 2021

 

Issues on consumer sciences as well as associated disciplines, demand greater attention and necessary actions in this uncertain age. Stability in the family, economy, and professional development are germane for health sustainability and affordable living. Teaching and practices in Consumer Sciences are also experiencing changes over the years.  Studies addressing Sustainable Development Goals as climate action and the environment, food security, inclusive health, and application of artificial intelligence/nanotechnology to Consumer Sciences and family well-being are welcome.

What are the roles of Consumer Sciences in building a stronger future generation and sustaining a better environment? What are the recent developments in Consumer Sciences (teaching, research, and community development)? How are other disciplines advancing the field of Consumer Sciences? Experts in relevant fields will be gathering together to foster innovations and new approaches.

Sub-themes

  • Family dynamics and change amidst global challenges
  • Resource management
  • Foods, nutrition, and dietetics
  • Hospitality management and tourism
  • Clothing, fashion, and textile production
  • Agriculture and food production
  • Teaching, vocational and technical education
  • Consumer education, consumer rights and behaviours
  • Policy issues with consumer sciences
  • Information and communication technology
  • Housing and interior decoration
  • Gender studies/Persons with special needs
  • Unemployment, COVID-19 pandemic, insecurity, violence, and other relevant topics.

 

Abstract submission: Abstract of not more than 250 words including the rationale, objectives, methodology, results, conclusion, and recommendations, should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. latest November 03, 2021. Include name, address/Institutional affiliation, email, and phone number of author(s). Use Times New Romans, font 12. Accepted papers will be published in the next volume of the International Journal of Consumer Sciences

Fees:  

  • Conference registration (Physical): ₦20,000:00
  • Conference registration (Virtual): ₦15,000:00
  • Undergraduate/Postgraduate students’ registration: ₦5000.00
  • Annual Dues: ₦2500
  • Membership registration: ₦5,000
  • Non-members registration: ₦25000
  • International participants: $100

 

Account Details: Family, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences

Bank: Wema Bank

Account Number: 0224687816

Evidence of payment should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or LOC Secretary

         

For enquiries, please contact:

LOC Secretary:

Dr. Adekunle Folorunso (+2348038084579; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

LOC Chairperson:

Dr. Idowu Diyaolu (+234 8037442858; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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Livestreaming of Valedictory Lecture and Presentation of a Compendium - Professor Margaret T. Okorodudu-Fubara

You are invited to the Virtual Broadcast of the Valedictory Lecture and Presentation of a Compendium - 'Life and Times of Professor Margaret T. Okorodudu-Fubara; An Iconic Legal Scholar @ 70'.
Date: 6th April, 2021.
Time: 10am.
Registration is required via: https://bit.ly/OAU-LAW-FUBARA Or: Zoom Meeting ID: 952 3342 6165, Password: OAU

NB: Kindly provide a valid email address during registration as additional meeting details will be sent to your mail box.

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LIVESTREAM: Commissioning of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife (OAU) Driving School

This is to invite you to the Commissioning of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife (OAU) Driving School.
Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021.
Time: 11 am.
Or via:
*Zoom ID: 914 8515 3055*
*Password: OAU*
Please endeavor to register at least an hour to the start of the event using this link - *https://bit.ly/OAU-DRIVING-SCHOOL.* 
Once done, you will receive a Zoom link at the email you provided during registration which you can use to join the meeting. Thank you for accepting to come and we look forward to having you.
OAU Virtual Meetings.
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AAKTP TIE OAU and UoL Job Advertisement

JOB TITLE

Food Process and Product Scientist – AAKTP Associate

DEPARTMENT

Department of Agricultural Economics in the Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State, Nigeria

LOCATION

Temophadis International Enterprise, Osun State, KM 3, Ondo Road, Opp. School of Science Eastern Campus Gate, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria

JOB NUMBER

TIEKTP0001

GRADE

(Salary from NGN200,000)

DATE

Jan 2021

REPORTS TO

TIE Managing Director

CONTEXT

Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria, in conjunction with Temophadis International Enterprise, Nigeria; and the University of Lincoln, United Kingdom, has successful received a United Kingdom government international grant through the AgriFood African Knowledge Transfer Partnership (AAKTP) scheme administered and managed by Innovate UK (https://ktn-uk.org/agrifood/gcrf-agrifood-africa-programme/).

 

We are looking to recruit a BSc and/or MSc Food Science graduate with knowledge of or interest in the food and drink industry and experience of performing scientific and technological investigation in a University and food industry environment directed towards acquisition of new knowledge. The successful candidate will ideally have academic and/or practical knowledge in food science, chemistry, biochemistry, engineering or related subjects. In addition to these requirements, MSc in Business Management / Supply Chain Management or any other business-related degrees will be an added advantage.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

In order to support the TIE business growth plan, the associate will lead the research work activities and will ensure the experimental trials are realistic for the company uptake; and the associate main activities will include:

 

- Optimisation of current products, processes, and operations

- Nutritional analysis for current and developed product and recipes

- Food product formulation and development

- Optimisation of processing options to diversify offering & secure commercially viable shelf life

- Batch recipe and traceability management (including inks to a recall system)

- Application of international current practices and technology in packaging

- Development of a database on portion size conversion

- Investigation of flavour interaction, organoleptic performance, and food chemistry

- Record keeping, documentations and benchmarking

- Demand and supply chain management

- Supply chain visibility, traceability and marketing

- To manage the 24-month collaboration among the three project partners.

 

 For more information and how to apply, please visit https://bit.ly/3ivz5tF

 Application closes 8th February, 2021.

 

 Signed

 M. I. Omosule (Mrs)

 Registrar

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