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Eqbal Dauqan

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University of Oslo, Oslo,Norway
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Eqbal Mohammed Abdu
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Associate Professor
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University of Oslo Norway
Dauqan earned her PhD in biochemistry at the School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM (2012), sponsored by the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), Italy. Dauqan was appointed as a Post-doc. at the School of Chemical Sciences and Food Technology, UKM. Her main research interest is in biochemistry, food antioxidants and nutrition. In 2014 she received the Elsevier Foundation Award for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, and the Yemeni Capital of Culture Shield and Honorary Certificate, from the Governor of Taiz City. Again in 2014 she was elected as the president of Yemeni Women Association for Science and Technology for Development, Taiz Branch (National Chapter of OWSD). 2014 Dauqan established the Therapeutic Nutrition department in SU. 2016 She was appointed as visiting scholar in UKM, Malaysia sponsored by IIE SRF. Then Dauqan was appointed as an associate professor at University of Agder, Norway through the Scholar at Risk Network, USA (2018). In November 2019, she won the UiA bridge cultural builder award for 2019. Currently, she is working in University of Oslo in Norway through SAR as well.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
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Biochemistry; Nutrition; Nutritional Biochemistry; Natural antioxidants
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05-Chemical Sciences
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TWAS Arab Regional Partner (TWAS-AREP)
Last updated on 18/01/2021