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Dr. Udeme Uyom Udofia

Snr. Lecturer
Zoology and Environmental Biology
uuudofia@unical.edu.ng

Dr Udeme Uyom Udofia holds a Ph.D degree in Environmental Pollution and Toxicology from the University of Calabar where he has been lecturing for about 20 years now. He had his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Zoology (Animal Physiology) and went on to specialize in Environmental Pollution and Toxicology at the University of Lagos where he obtained his Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology and had served as the immediate past acting Head of Department. He has initiated and participated in several Research Programme in his field of specialty and has supervised several Undergraduate and Post-graduate research work in the University. Dr Udofia is currently researching on an effective bioremediation strategy for the restoration of hydrocarbon-polluted sites in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria through a grant provided by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), where he served as a Research Fellow during his Sabbatical Leave in 2017. Dr Udofia was the Pioneer Consultant on Environmental Matters to Akwa Ibom State Government in 1999 and equally led the State Government to the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) of the Exxon Mobil Oil Spill in 2008. He has served as Environmental Consultant to many oil-bearing communities in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria as well as some International Oil Companies like Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited. He has served as Ecological and Waste Management expert in several Review Panels of Environmental Impact Assessment for numerous projects across Nigeria. Dr Udofia was appointed Special Assistant on Technical Matters to the Honourable Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory FCT, Abuja in 2008 and is a United Nations Approved Candidate for Specialist Programme on Environmental Pollution Control and Protection. Dr Udeme Udofia is the immediate Past Chairman of Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), Cross River State Chapter and has over 20 articles to his credit published in learned journals locally and internationally. Dr Udofia has attended and presented papers in several conferences within and outside Nigeria.

Andem, A. B.; Udofia, U. U.;Okorafor, K. A.; Okete, J. A.; Ugwumba, A. A. A. (2012): Composition, Distribution and Diversity of Benthic Macroinvetebrates of Ona River, Southwest, Nigeria. European Journal of Zoological Research. 1(2); 47-53.


Andem, A. B.; Udofia, U. U.; Okorafor, K. A.; Okete, J. A.; Ugwumba, A. A. A. (2012): A study on some physical and chemical characteristics of Ona River, Apata, Ibadan Southwest, Oyo State, Nigeria. European Journal of Zoological Research. 1(2); 37-46.


Agbor, R. B.; Ekpo, I. A.; Udofia, U. U.;Okpako E. C. and Ekanem, E. B. (2012): Potentials of cocoa pod husk and plantain peels in the degradation of total petroleum hydrocarbon content of crude oil polluted soil. Archives of Applied Science Research. 4(3); 1372 – 1375


Agbor, R. B.; Ekpo, I. A.; Osuagwu, A. N.; Udofia U. U.;Okpako E. C.; and Antai, S. P. (2012): Biostimulation of microbial degradation of crude oil polluted soil using cocoa pod husk and plantain peels. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research. 2(3); 464-469


Andem, A. B.; Udofia, U. U.;Okorafor, K. A.; George U. U. (2013): Bioaccumulation of some Heavy Metals and Total Hydrocarbon (THC) in the Tissues of Periwinkle (TympanotonusfuscatusVar Radula) in the Intertidal Regions of Qua Iboe River Basin, Ibeno, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Greener Journal of Biological Sciences. 3(7); 253-259.


Udofia, U. U, Andem, A. B and Odey, C. O (2015): Index Model Approach of Heavy Metals Pollution Assessment in Sediment Quality of Okporka River. Journal of Biopesticides and Environment. 2(1-2); 12-20


Joseph, Akaninyene Paul; Udofia, Udeme Uyom; Andem, Andem Bassey; Idung, Joseph Udo (2016): Evaluation of the Sediments Quality Using Geo-Accumulation Index as an Accumulation Strategy in Qua Iboe River, Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Research and Science Publication (IJRSP). 01 (02); 101-109.


Udeme Uyom, Antai Ekpo Eyo; Joseph Akaninyene Paul; Andem Andem Bassey (2016): Variances in The Accumulation of Some Heavy Metals in Water, Sediments and Muscles of Clariasgariepinuswith Respect to Seasons in Qua Iboe River, Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Research and Science Publication. 01(02); 110-120.


Udofia, U. U.; Andem, A. B. and Okorafor, K. A. (2013): Acute toxic effect of Qua Iboe light crude oil on tadpoles of frog, Ranatemporaria from Eket, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, European Journal of Experimental Biology. 3(3); 701-705


Udofia, U. U.;Nkang, A.; and Inwang, V. O. (2008): Survey of mammalian wildlife species in the Stubbs Creek Reserve, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences (IJNAS) 3(2); 1-10.


Udofia, U. U.; Udiba, Udiba U.; Udofia, Lydia E.; Ezike, Nkechi N.; Udiba, Samuel U. (2013): Assessment of the Impact of Solid Waste Dumps on Ground Water Quality, Calabar municipality, Nigeria. Journal of Advance Research in Biology and Pharmacy Research. 1(4); 18 34.


Udofia, U. U.; Andem, A. B. and Antia, M. A. (2014): Effect of Industrial Effluents on the Population dynamics and Distribution of Benthic macro-invetebrates of New Calabar River, Southern Nigeria. International Journal of Biological Sciences. 01(02); 31-37


Andem, A. B.; Okorafor K. A.; Udeme, U. U. and Oku, E. E. (2014): Seasonal Variation in Limnological Characteristics of the Upper, Middle and Lower Reaches of Calabar River, Southern Nigeria. International Journal of Biological Sciences. (02); 52-60


Ekpenyong, E.; Ada, F. B.; Udofia, U. U. and Etangetuk, N. A. (2015): Assessment of Metal Concentrations in Perinkle (Tympanotonusfuscatus) and Bivalva (Egeriaradiata) from the Cross River, South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Biopesticides and Environment. 2(1-2); 1-6


Udofia, U. U.; Udiba, U. U.; Bate G. B.; Udofia L. E.; Agbon, T. D. T., (2016): Evaluation of the Toxicological Implication of Consuming Carrots (Daucuscarota L) cultivated along River Galma Basin, Around Dakace Industrial Layout, Zaria, Nigeria. International Journal of Ecological Science and Environmental Engineering. 3(1); 10-19.


Udeme Uyom Udofia; Mfoniso Anietie Antia; and Ekemini Jimmy. (2015): Assessment of Effluent from a Petrochemical Depot in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Global Ecology and Environment 3(2); 97-100


Udiba, U. U.; Udofia, U. U.; Ibrahim M.; Bate G.; Udofia, L. E. (2016): White Fulani Cattle and Red Sokoto Goats as Biomarkers of Cadmium, Chromium and Nickel Pollution in Zaria Ecological Geochemical Environment. International Journal of Ecological Science and Environmental Engineering. 3(1); 1-9


Okorafor K. A.; Udofia, U. U. and Ekwu, A. O. (2017): Spatial Variations in the Concentrations of Some Metals In Sediment of The Great Kwa River, Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of BioPesticides and Environment 4(1); 15-22


Udofia, U. U.; Ekwu, A. O. and Okorafor, K. A. (2017): Assessment of Some Metals Concentrations in Some Vital Organs of Sheep Slaughtered at Gbogobiri, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of BioPesticides and Environment 4(2); 16-21


Udofia, U. U.; Ekaluo, U. and Antia, M. A. (2016): Evaluation of the Accumulation of some Heavy Metals and Total Hydrocarbon (THC) of Chrysicthysnigrodigitatus from Calabar River, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of BioPesticides and Environment. 3(1-2); 15-20


Ekaulo, U. B.; Udokpoh, A. E.; Udofia, U. U. and Ajang, R. O. (2005): Comparative Toxicity of Five Commonly used Analgesics on Sperm Count and Sperm Head Abnormalities. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences II; 81-84


Udeme U. Udofia, (2010): Acute Toxicity of Qua Iboe Light Crude Oil on a Fresh water fish, OreochromisNiloticus. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 16; (2 and 3).

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Showing All Conferences Attended

10th Annual General Meeting/ Conference of Nigeria Environmental Society (NES). 23rd -28th December, 2000 at Uyo, Nigeria
10th Annual General Meeting/ Conference of Nigeria Environmental Society (NES). 23rd -28th December, 2000 at Uyo, Nigeria
Start: Saturday 23rd December, 2000
End: Thursday 28th December, 2000
SURVEY OF THE MAMMALIAN FAUNA IN THE STUBBS CREEK FOREST RESERVE, AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA.
22nd Annual conference of Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) 6th to 8th December, 2012 At Conference Hall, Udeme Hotels, Goodluck Jonathan Road, Opolo, Yenogoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Start: Thursday 6th December, 2012
End: Saturday 8th December, 2012
Conference on Capacity Building in Community- Based Land and Water, Management. November 25th –December 7th 2002. The Mirage Hotel, Calabar- Certificate Received
Conference on Capacity Building in Community- Based Land and Water, Management. November 25th –December 7th 2002. The Mirage Hotel, Calabar- Certificate Received
Start: Monday 25th November, 2002
End: Saturday 7th December, 2002
World Conference of Mayors.15th -20th, July 2001. Eket, Akwa Ibom State. Nigeria
World Conference of Mayors.15th -20th, July 2001. Eket, Akwa Ibom State. Nigeria
Start: Sunday 15th July, 2001
End: Friday 20th July, 2001
SURVEY OF THE MAMMALIANFAUAN IN THE STUBBS CREEK FOREST RESERVE USING helix aspersa As Bio indicator
Second DIVERSITAS Open conference (diversitas) Open Science Conference (DIVERSITAS OSC2) Biodiversity and Society; understanding connections, adapting to change held at Cape Town. South Africa
Start: Tuesday 13th October, 2009
End: Wednesday 14th October, 2009
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA
Conference/Seminar on Environmental Health Protection for Environmental Health Officers in Akwa Ibom State. 17th – 18th August 2015. College of Health Technology. Cross River State. Nigeria.
Start: Monday 17th August, 2015
End: Tuesday 18th August, 2015
SURVEY OF THE MAMMALIAN FAUNA IN THE STUBBS CREEK FOREST RESERVE, AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA.
25th AGM/Conference of Nigerian Environmental Society of Nigeria (NES). 4th – 6th November at Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
Start: Sunday 4th November, 2012
End: Tuesday 6th November, 2012
PREVENTION OF WATER-BORNE DISEASES THROUGH MANAGEMENT OF SOLID WASTES
18th Annual General Meeting/ Conference of the Nigerian environmental Society held at the State Library Complex, Calabar, cross River State. 27th -29th November, 2008.
Start: Thursday 27th November, 2008
End: Saturday 29th November, 2008
International Seminar on the protection of the Earth by International Network for Ecological Justice April 22, 2000. Summit Complex, Uyo, Nigeria.
International Seminar on the protection of the Earth by International Network for Ecological Justice April 22, 2000. Summit Complex, Uyo, Nigeria.
Start: Saturday 22nd April, 2000
End: Saturday 22nd April, 2000
Conference/Seminar on environmental Health Protection for Environmental Health Officers in Akwa Ibom State. 17th-18th September 2003. International Management Conference Centre, Uyo. Akwa Ibom State. Nigeria.
Conference/Seminar on environmental Health Protection for Environmental Health Officers in Akwa Ibom State. 17th-18th September 2003. International Management Conference Centre, Uyo. Akwa Ibom State. Nigeria.
Start: Wednesday 17th September, 2003
End: Thursday 18th September, 2003
No Results for Grants/Awards Received