Mrs. AKINBULE, Oluwafunke Opeyemi

Degree: B.Sc., M.Sc
Tel: +234-8061241115
Department: Nutrition & Dietetics
Rank: Lecturer I
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Dr. Oluwafunke Akinbule (Nee OBANLA) is a young academic who specializes in Nutrition and Dietetics. She had a diploma in Food Technology in 2006, had her first, second and third degrees in Nutrition and Dietetics at Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State, Nigeria in 2010, 2014 and 2021 respectively. She was the first student to obtained a First-Class Honors’ Degree Honor in Nutrition and Dietetics in the history of the University.

Dr. Oluwafunke Akinbule joined the services of Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta in 2012 as Junior Research Fellow in the department of Nutrition and Dietetics, an offer automatically given to First Class students of the University at that time. On completion of her Master’s degree, she was upgraded to the position of Assistant Lecturer in 2014 and became Lecturer I in 2021. She won the Senate Annual Prize for First Class Honors’ Graduating Students in FUNAAB in 2010 and Dufil, Prima Nutrition Postgraduate Scholarship Award in 2012.

She served several special assignments within the department and University and attended various local and international training programmes as well as conferences. Dr. Oluwafunke Akinbule has published eighteen (18) articles in learned local and international journals and thirteen (13) articles in referred conference proceedings. She has also supervised 45 undergraduate projects.

Her research interests are: dietary intake studies, behavioural risk factors for diet-related non-communicable chronic diseases, food safety and recipe development studies, recipe standardization, food composition data and food security.

Her hobbies include: singing, reading, cooking

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Last Updated on June 17, 2020 by FUNAAB

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