Ademola Adenle

Visiting Fellow, School of Global Environmental Sustainability

Ademola Adenle has a multidisciplinary background, with degrees in natural science, BSc, University of Lagos, MSc Biotechnology, University of Sussex, UK and a PhD in applied toxicology with focus on environment and health, from the University of Nottingham, UK and a Master of Public Policy from University of Oxford, UK. His current work on sustainable development is located at the interface of natural and social sciences. Dr Adenle specializes in science and technology policy in addressing sustainable development challenges and uses his background in applied science to study social aspects of science and technology in sustainable agriculture, biodiversity conservation, renewable energy, environment management, climate change mitigation/adaptation, and health innovation in developing countries. Dr. Adenle was a Research Fellow and Principal Investigator at the United Nations University (UNU), Headquarters, Japan, where he worked on a number of strong projects that attracted media attention and also carried out research at the University of Oxford. Dr Adenle has an impressive publication record that straddles scientific assessment and stakeholder engagement on overriding sustainable development challenges in developing countries including countries in Africa. 'His forthcoming book with Prof. Jane Morris and Prof. Denis Murphy will be published by the Cambridge University Press, 2016. Dr Adenle will continue to conduct his research on management of climate change risks in Africa and other areas of sustainable development while he visits the School of Global Environmental Sustainability.