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Nigerian born female prof named Cambridge University president

A Nigerian born Professor of Pharmaceutical Nanoscience, Ijeoma Uchegbu has been appointed as the 7th President of Wolfson College, a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.

According to the institution, she is set to assume the role on October 1, 2024, succeeding the current President, Professor Jane Clarke.

Professor Uchegbu, currently holding the position of a Professor in Pharmaceutical Neuroscience at University College London, originates from South East Nigeria and Hackney

Commencing her pharmacy studies in 1981 at the University of Benin, she pursued her master’s degree at the University of Lagos.

Encountering infrastructure limitations, she couldn’t finish her doctorate in Nigeria. READ MORE

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