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Pennante Naa Ayikailey Bruce-Vanderpuije

Country of origin: Ghana Currently in: Ghana, Greater Accra General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Academic Background


2019 Doctorate Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Training/mentoring technicians Research on POPs in vulnerable populations, environment, aquatic ecosystem, plastic wastes

Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jul 2015
Schlumberger Fellowship
Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for Women in Science supports women from developing countries with their PhD and postdoctoral studies. I have been a beneficiary; their financial support propelled me to complete my research studies, and to focus on issues of concern to my country- Ghana.
Jul 2016
Schlumberger Fellowship
Sep 2007
Commonwealth Fellowship
Feb 2020
Explorer Grant: National Geographic Society, United States of America
Protecting marine life: Environmentally sound management of plastic wastes in Ghana The National Geographic Society is supporting an environmental education programme that focuses on educating inhabitants of coastal areas (and immediate neighbouring areas) of the importance of separation of plastic wastes from other wastes at the source point, rather than the end point.
Aug 2019
Research Fund: Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
Grant was awarded to support research that focuses on the toxic effects of persistent organic pollutants in vulnerable population- firefighters in Ghana.
Sep 2019
Researcher Mobility Grant: Royal Society of Chemsitry, UK
Grant was awarded to support mobility of early career researchers to pursue collaborations in the United Kingdom, and further support purchases of laboratory equipment.

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