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Blessing Nwokocha


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Blessing is a Lecturer in Food Science at Teesside University. She has a BSc in Food Science and Technology at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Nigeria. After her Bachelor’s degree, she obtained a Master’s degree in Food Technology and Quality Assurance and a PhD in Food and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Reading. Blessing attributes all her career achievements to the Lord Jesus Christ who has given her the ability to accomplish set goals.  Prior to her role at Teesside University, Blessing has worked as a Research Officer at the University of Reading and as a Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University. She is passionate about Food Safety and enjoys teaching the application of Food Safety across higher institutions and among food manufacturers. She has trained food business owners on Food Safety and developing a HACCP (hazard analysis and critical control point) plan. She adopts an interactive student-centred teaching method to enhance a good learning experience. Her research interest is in the processing and characterisation of alternative proteins.


Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading

26 Jan 201718 Feb 2022

Award Date: 20 Jul 2022

Master, Food Technology: Quality Assurance, University of Reading

22 Sept 201421 Sept 2015

Award Date: 10 Dec 2015

Bachelor, Food Science and Technology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture

10 Jan 200710 Jan 2012

Award Date: 5 Dec 2012

External positions

Lecturer in Food Technology and Sustainability, Nottingham Trent International College

9 May 202231 Jul 2023

Research Officer, University of Reading

25 Nov 202118 Feb 2022

Assistant Lecturer, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture

21 Jan 20145 Jan 2017


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