Head of Department


Name:  Dr. Magnus Izah Anya 
Department:  Animal Science 
Profession/Rank:  Academic Staff/ Senior Lecturer 
Field of Specialization:  Ruminant Nutrition, Production and Management 
Research Interest:  Identification and exploration of novel feedstuffs for improved Ruminant animal production 
Gender:  Male 
Marital Status:  Married 
State of Origin/LGA:  Cross River State/Obanliku LGA 
Charted Animal Scientist  RAS 0634 (Nigerian Institute of Animal Science – NIAS) 

Dr. M. I. Anya has the following academic degrees:
2012  Ph. D. Ruminant Nutrition & Production   Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria 
2002  M. Sc. Animal Science (Ruminant Production )   University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria 
1992  B. Agric. (Animal Science)  University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria 
Employment Record:
Lecturer in Unical from 1994 to date,
Current Position:
Acting Head, Department of Animal Science [2015 to date]
Other Activities
  • Member of the Nigerian Society of Animal Production (NSAP) and Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN).
  • Registered Animal Scientist by the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS).
  • Had supervised over 35 undergraduate and 8 post graduate students.
  • Published 11 papers in peer reviewed foreign Journals, 7 in Local Journals, 19 Local Conference papers and 3 Foreign Conference papers as well as 2 Technical Reports.
  • Attended over 25 National and International conferences/symposium in countries such as the United Kingdom, Dubai and South Africa.
  • Serves as Reviewer to reputable journals - Nationally and Internationally.
  • Involved in several community and consultancy services.
  • Blessed with a wonderful Wife and Children.