Kushtia, September 06 (Correspondent/OurVoice): Rafiquel Islam, an Assistant Professor of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Department of Islamic University in Kushtia, got the prestigious Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Australasia (SETAC-AU) best research publication award-2021 in Australia.
According to the university sources, Rafiquel Islam is now working as a PhD researcher at the School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Australia. The subject of his research is ‘Hormonal compounds and their adverse effects on marine and estuarine aquatic life’.
He got the award as he showed in his research how hormones act as the essential elements in the body of rock oysters.
The research was presented in an Australia Conference held on August 30 to September 2, where he got the best publication award for this research.
The research was also published in the Elsevier Aquatic Toxicology journal earlier.
Teachers and students of different departments congratulated him as a Bengali researcher and educator.