Rafiquel Islam, an assistant professor of the applied chemistry and chemical engineering department of Islamic University in Kushtia, hasbeen conferred with the prestigious Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Australasia (SETAC-AU) best research publication award-2021 in Australia.
According to 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 for research that demonstrated 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 received the best publication award for this research.
The research paper was published in the Elsevier Aquatic Toxicology journal earlier.
Teachers and students of different departments congratulated him as a Bengali researcher and educator.