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Nkansah
Marian Asantewah
Current nationality: 
Ghana
Current residence: 
Ghana
Affiliation/Institution: 
KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Biodata: 
Dr. Marian A. Nkansah had her secondary education at the St. Roses’ Girls’ Secondary School (now St. Roses’ Girls’ Senior High School, at Akwatia in the Easter Region of Ghana from 1993-1995. From 1998 to 2002, she studied and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry at KNUST. She undertook a course of study in Environmental Chemistry from 2003-2005 in the same University and was awarded a Master of Science Degree upon completion. She was awarded a PhD in Environmental Chemistry by the University of Bergen (Norway), where she studied from 2009-2012. Dr. Nkansah is a Senior Lecturer in the Department Chemistry (KNUST). She has a considerable number of publications to her credit and has rendered services to her community in various ways. She teaches Practical Chemistry, Nuclear/Radiochemistry, Chemistry and Society, and Petroleum Chemistry. Marian has been a faculty member since January 2007. Her research interests span a wide range of fields including finding solutions to environmental problems associated with levels and fate of toxic substances like heavy/trace metals, persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in matrices
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
6 - Clean water and sanitation
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
13 - Climate action
14 - Life below water
15 - Life on land
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
Young Affiliate
Keywords: 
HEAVY METALS, AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS, BIO-ACCESSIBILITY RISK ASSESSMENT, REMEDIATION,MENTORSHIP, PUBLIC SPEAKING
Affiliated from
2017
Scientific field:
05-Chemical Sciences
TWAS Awards: 
TWAS─Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize (2016)
TWAS Regional Office: 
TWAS Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (TWAS-SAREP)
Last updated on 21/03/2018