A Nigerian scholar and a faculty member of the Federal University of Technology, Akure has been selected to participate in a fully-funded 4-month training on Biogas Solutions. This information was obtained from the scholar’s Facebook and LinkedIn accounts. Macaulay was selected among the 16 candidates from across world by the Biogas Research Centre of the Linkoping University, Sweden for a 4-month virtual training with a focus on biogas production process, complex legal frameworks and public private partnerships.
Macaulay is affiliated to the Department of Biology where he teaches Environmental Biology and Public Health. He is a multiple award winning scholar with 10 fully-funded award in his kitty in the last 17 years of his academic pursuit. He is a 2012 and 2015 Commonwealth Scholar. He is a 2021 Nigerian University of Technology Management Scholar as well as Orange Knowledge Programme Scholar.
Babajide Macaulay holds a B.Tech. Biology with a First Class grade from FUTA (his alma mata) where he currently teaches. He equally had his Masters’ degree from the University of Greenwhich in the United Kingdom with a focus on Sustainable Environmental Management before he proceeded to the University of Manchester where he had his PhD in Geochemistry and Geomicrobiology. He is the founder of the iLLUMANIA, a socio-entrepreneurial outfit dedicated to training young graduates on post graduate scholarship application and career.
The training is intended to expose Macaulay to innovative strategies on how to manage the mountain of waste produced in Nigeria, particularly in Lagos.