Degree:        PhD Geography

E-mail:                 oluwakemi.akintan@eksu.edu.ng

Tel:                      +234 8180 9654 63

Department:       Geography and Planning Science

Current Rank:     Lecturer II

 

Research Interest:      

Sustainable Energy Issues in Developing Countries, Environmental Management, Environmental Health, Gender and Natural Resources Management, Indoor Air pollution
 

Institutions Attended:

University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

Ondo State University (now Ekiti State University), Ado Ekiti, Nigeria

 

Membership of Professional Bodies:

Association of Nigerian Geographers

Association of American Geographers

 

Awards Received:

2008.   School of Geography, University of Nottingham, UK Scholarship

2009.   International Office, University of Nottingham, UK Scholarship

2010.   First prize, Midlands Energy Graduate School Presentation Session, Energy and Development Conference, University of Birmingham, UK

2010.   PhD Scholarship, Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Nigeria

         

Courses Taught:

GPS 105, GPS 218, GPS 304, GPS 327, GPS 313, GPS 400, GPS 430, GPS 434, GPS 218, EVM 105, EVM 113, EVM 114, EVM 304, EVM 306, EVM 313, EVM 322, EVM 400, THM 106, THM 203, THM 206, THM 208, THM 301, THM 302, THM 315, EVM 211, FSS 001

 

Research Conducted:

Socio-cultural perceptions of indoor air pollution among rural migrant households in Ado Ekiti, Nigeria (PhD Thesis), 2014, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Exploring farmers’ engagement in sustainable in sustainable agricultural practices within Nottingham, UK (Unpublished MSc Dissertation), 2009, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Locational analysis of public facilities (Public Secondary Schools): The case of Ado Ekiti (Unpublished MSc Thesis). 2001, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

                      

Publications:

Oke, O. B. (2003) Analysis of Spatial Location of Facility in Selected Public Secondary Schools in Ado-Ekiti, Southwestern, Nigeria, Journal of Health and Social Issues, 4(1), 26 – 31.

 

Olatunji, A. J. and Oke, O. B. (2005) Desertification Process in the Sahel Regions of West Africa and Combat Plans for Improving the Environment, Journal of Contemporary Studies and Research, vol. 2, No. 1.

 

Akintan, O. B. (2006) Sustaining the Development of the Rural Areas in Nigeria, The Social Sciences, 1(1), 82 – 84, Pakistan.

 

Adebayo, W. O., Bamisaye, J. A., Akintan, O. B. and Ogunleye, O. S. (2006) Waste Generation, Disposal and Management Techniques in an Urbanizing Environment: A case study of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria, Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 1(1-4), 63 – 66, Pakistan.

 

Akintan, O.B., Enfield, G., Jewitt, S. and Clifford, M. (2010) Myths and Realities of ‘killer in the kitchen’ in marginalised areas of Nigeria, [online] http://www.emua.org.uk/article/postgraduate UK.

 

Akintan, O. B. (2012) Socio-cultural factors associated with biomass fuels in peri-urban areas of Ado Ekiti, Nigeria, OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, 3(5), 29 – 34, Canada.

 

Akintan, O. B. (2012) Risk factors associated with biomass fuels in peri-urban areas of Ado Ekiti, Nigeria, OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, 5(7), 11 – 16, Canada.

 

Conferences Attended:

Research and publishing ethic, Elsevier publishing connect, Webinar Training, 22 May, 2014.

How to get published, part III: Using proper scientific language, Elsevier publishing connect, Webinar Training, 15 May, 2014.

How to get published, part ll: Structuring an article, Elsevier publishing connect, Webinar Training, 14 May, 2014.

How to get published, part l: Preparing your manuscript, Elsevier publishing connect, Webinar Training, 13 May, 2014.

Introduction to scholarly publishing, Elsevier publishing connect, Webinar Training, 8 May, 2014.

OIDA International Conference on Sustainable Development, 31st July – 2nd August, 2012, Conference Centre, Montclair State University, New Jersey, USA

Urban Environmental Pollution 2012 Conference, 17th – 20th June, 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands

International Conference on Low-cost, electricity generating heating engines for rural areas, 2nd – 3rd April, 2012, University of Nottingham, UK

OIDA International Conference on Sustainable Development, 5th – 7th December, 2011, Palm Garden Hotel, IOI Resort, Putrajaya, Malaysia

The Midlands Energy Consortium International showcase: Presenting a selection of international collaborations in energy with Brazil, China and India, 5th October, 2011, University of Nottingham, UK

The Midlands Energy Graduate School II Annual Conference: Uncertainty and Risk in Energy Futures, 8th – 9th September, 2011, Park Inn, Nottingham, UK

Midlands Energy Graduate School Event, 15th December, 2010, University of Birmingham, UK

9th International Conference on Urban Health: Good governance and healthy cities, New York, USA, 27th – 29th October, 2010

EMUA Postgraduate conference: New perspectives, 14th September 2010, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Engineering for a better world: EWB training weekend, 11th – 13th June, 2010, University of Birmingham, UK

Energy and Development: The Political Economy of Energy Choices Conference, 19th – 21st May 2010, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK

DARG Development Geographies Postgraduate Workshop: Sharing Fieldwork Experiences, 22nd – 23rd April 2010, School of Geography, University of London (UCL), London, UK

How to be an Effective Researcher for Research students, 29th – 30th March, 2010, Graduate School, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Wearable Personal Sensing Workshop, 26th January, 2010, Centre for Geospatial Science, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Contemporary Issues in African Politics, 19th January, 2010, The Centre for International Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, UK

British Geological Survey Contaminated Land and Remediation Processes Conference, 2nd-5th December, 2008, Nottingham, UK

13th Annual Conference of The Environment and Behavioural Association of Nigeria, 10th – 14th December, 2005, University of Benin, Nigeria

Training of Field Workers on Collection of Baseline Data on Socio-Economic

Activities as Regard to Road Access in Ekiti State, Sponsored by DFID, 7th – 9th August, 2004

4th International Conference of the National Association of Women Academics, 5th – 10th September 2004, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria

National Conference on Building Stability and Administrative Effectiveness in Nigeria’s Tertiary Institution, 20th – 22nd June, 2002, University of Ado-Ekiti,  Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria

National Conference on Population, Environment and sustainable Development in Nigeria:  Organised by Research Group for African Environment and Development, 6th – 8th June, 2002, University of Ado – Ekiti,  Ado- Ekiti. Nigeria

The 45th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Geographic Association, 30th June, – 3rd July, 2002, University of Ilorin, Nigeria