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Mojisola Usikalu

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Ota General field of specialization: Physics
PhD Fellowship Alumna OWSD Award
Academic Background


2010 Doctorate Physics
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities



Nigerian Institute of Physics (NIP)
Prizes, Grants and Awards

OWSD Awards

Feb 2015
OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Early Career Women Scientists
For her research on how radiation affects health, for example her finding that exposure to microwave radiation could increase anxiety and reduce sperm counts in animals. Dr. Usikalu is also active in promoting physics in her home country, participating in programmes meant to guide young women into studying university-level physics.

TWAS Awards

Jun 2013
TWAS UNESCO Associateship Award

Other Awards

May 2012
Junior Associate
International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) Junior Associate
Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2008

PHD Graduation 2010


Somatic and Genetic Effects of 2.45 GHz Microwave Radiation

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