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Miracle Osoh

Miracle Osoh

Degree: PhD (Water Resource Science)

Working title: Taxonomic and trait-based response of chironomids to urban pollution in selected rivers in Eastern Cape, South Africa

Supervisors: Prof. Nelson O Odume and Dr Chika F. Nnadozie

Year of first registration: 2021

Biography:

Miracle Ogagaoghene Osoh is a PhD student in Water Resource Science at the Institute for Water Research, Rhodes University. His research focuses on the overarching effects of urbanisation on riverine systems' water quality and ecological integrity using macroinvertebrates. He is particularly interested in the patterns and extent of man’s exploitation of riverine resources to proffer relevant recommendations that influence policy and ensure their sustainability.

Miracle holds an MSc in Ecology and Environmental Biology from the Department of Zoology at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a BSc (Hons) in Animal and Environmental Biology, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. For his BSc and MSc programmes, he focused on the cyto- and genotoxic effects of spilt oil on surface water, and the consequences of leached waste oil in groundwater on humans, using model organisms, respectively.

 

 

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