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Adeyemi Oladapo Aremu

Associate professor, North-West University

Adeyemi Oladapo Aremu is an associate Professor at the Centre for Indigenous Knowledge Systems at the North West University, South Africa. He is also an Associate Researcher with the School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He holds a BSc (Hons, 2006) Botany degree from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Nigeria while his MSc (Ethnobotany cum lauda, 2010) and PhD (Botany, 2013) degrees were obtained from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Adeyemi is currently leading a research team focusing on the value-chain of African floras especially those with medicinal, horticultural and nutritional potential. He is a highly-motivated and recognized as future global leader (Y-rated Scientist) by the South African National Research Foundation (NRF). He serves as an Associate Editor for BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies, Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry and on the Editorial Board of the South African Journal of Botany.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Associate professor, North-West University
  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Indigenous Knowledge Systems , North-West University

Education

  • 2012 
    University of KwaZulu-Natal, Botany

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Role:
    Senior Lecturer, Indigenous Knowledge Systems
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation

Honours

• Young Affiliate, African Academy of Science, AAS 2020 • Executive Member of the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS), 2019 • Fellow, African Science Leadership Programme, ASLP 2019 • Member, South African Young Academy of Science, SAYAS 2017