Dr. (Mrs.) V. F. Doherty
Dr. (Mrs.) V. Funmilayo DOHERTY is an Environmental Toxicologist and a lecturer in the Environmental Biology unit, Yaba College of Technology. She attended Ahmadu Bello University for her Bachelor’s degree in Zoology and graduated with a second class upper, She obtained an M.Sc and Ph.D in Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Management from the University of Lagos. She also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Health, Safety and Environmental Management (HSE) from Medilag Consult, University of Lagos, PGD Technology Management from the National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM), University of Ife.
Dr (Mrs) Doherty is a member of several professional bodies including Society of Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Mitigation (SETPOM), Organization for Women in Science for the developing world (OWSD), European Project funding and Management Academy, Zoological Society of Nigeria (ZSN), International Society for Environmental Information Science and the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES). She is currently the Financial Secretary of the Environmental Research Group (ERG) and Assistant General Secretary of Women in Technical Education (WITED), Yaba College of Technology chapter. She is a member of the editorial board and e-editor of YCT International Journal of Environmental Issues; a member of the Board of Trustees (BOT) and Global Working Council (GWC), Society for Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Mitigation (SETPOM).
Dr (Mrs) Doherty is a recipient of many awards, Scholarships and research grants. These include Federal Government Scholarship for Post graduate students in 2003, World bank Unilag Step-B Innovators of Tomorrow research grant in 2011, Best Poster Award at the YCT conference and research fair in 2012, Best platform presentation at the SETPOM International conference 2013 at the University of Lagos, TETFUND Academic staff research grant in 2013.
She has over 30 publications in reputable national and international Journals. She also has 21 conference papers presented at different academic conferences in and outside of Nigeria. Presently, Dr Funmi Doherty is the Coordinator, YabaTech UNEVOC Center for Research and Sustainable Development.
She is married with four children.