Dr. CHRISTIANA CYNTHIA NYARKO

     ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED

  1. PhD, Mathematics, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, (2016)
  2. MPhil Statistics, Legon, Ghana, (2004)
  3. BSc. Ed. Mathematics, Ondo, Nigeria, (1995)
  4.  Nigeria Certificate in Education, Ondo, Nigeria, (1992)
  5.  G.C.E O’Level ,Sobe, Nigeria, (1986)

 

     INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED                                                                     

  1. University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, (2009-2016)
  2. University Of Ghana, Legon, (1998-2004)
  3. Obafemi Awolowo University, Adeyemi Campus, Nigeria, (1992-1994)
  4. Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo State, Nigeria, (1988-1991)
  5. Sobe High School, Sobe, Nigeria, (1982-1986)

 

     PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP

  1. Member, Mathematical Association of Ghana, (2008 - Date)
  2. Member, Ghana Statistical Association, (2004-Date)
  3. Member, Actuarial Society of Ghana, (2002-Date)

 

     SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS                                                        

  1. UMaT, Staff Development Fund to pursue PhD at UMaT, Ghana (Aug. 2009-June 2015)
  2. First Best Teacher Award for Senior Secondary School Category,  Nzema East District, (Oct. 1998)

 

     ACADEMIC RANKS HELD

  1. Lecturer (2010 – Date)
  2. Technical Instructor (2006 -2010)

 

     SUBJECTS TAUGHT

  1. Econometric Methods, MSc (2015)
  2. Statistical Inference, MSc (2015)  
  3. Advanced Statistics and Probability, MSc (2016)
  4.  Mathematical Analysis    (2006 – 2009)
  5. Probability and Statistics I   (2006 - 2012 –Date)
  6. Solid Geometry (2006 – 2009)
  7. Trigonometry & Coordinate Geometry (2006 – 2013)
  8. Calculus of Single Variables (2008 – 2012, 2014 - Date)
  9. Probability and Statistics II (2010 – 2012, 2014- Date)
  10. Probability and Statistics I (GL122, 2014)
  11. Statistical Inference (2014-2016)
  12. Linear Algebra & Trigonometry (ES / PE 153, 2014)
  13. Regression Analysis (2016)

 

     SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS PROJECT WORK / THESIS

  1. 10 Undergraduate Project Works, (BSc)
  2. 1 Postgraduate Project Thesis, (MSc)

 

     OTHER PROFESSIONALLY RELATED EXPERIENCE

  1. Form Teacher, Nsein Secondary School, (1996 – 1998)
  2. House Mistress, Nsein Secondary School, (1997 – 1998)
  3. District Organizer, Science, Technology and Mathematics
  4. Education (S.T.M.E) Clinic for Girls, (1996 – 1998)

 

     RESEARCH CONDUCTED

  1. Trend Analysis of Determinants of Poverty in Ghana: Logit Approach”. Research Journal of   Mathematics and Statistics (2002-2004)
  2. Catastrophic Spending on Education in Ghana: An Analysis of the Ghana Living Standards Survey (Fourth round)” (2009- 2010)
  3. Chlamydia Trachomatis Prevalence in Ghana: A study at a Municipal District in Western Ghana (2010-2013)
  4. Statistical Analysis of Diagnosed Hypertensive and Non-Hypertensive patients (2012-2013)
  5. Risk Factors of Sexually-Transmitted Infections (STIs) Among Men and Women in a mining community in Western Ghana: A Study of Lifetime Occurrence (2009- 2013)

 

     JOURNAL AND PUBLICATIONS  

  1. Nyarko, C. C., Unson, C., Nyarko, P. K., Koduah, M. (2014), “Chlamydia Trachomatis Prevalence in Ghana: A study at a Municipal District in Western Ghana”. International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 163-169.
  2. Nyarko, P. K., Nyarko, C. C., Appiah, R. E., Dwamena, H. (2014), “Statistical Analysis of Diagnosed Hypertensive and Non-Hypertensive patients”. International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research, Vol. 3 No. 3
  3. Nyarko, C. C., Unson, C., Koduah, M., Nyarko, P. K., Galley, J. (2014) “Risk Factors of Sexually-Transmitted Infections (STIs) Among Men and Women in a mining community in Western Ghana: A Study of Lifetime Occurrence”. International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research , Vol. 3, No. 12
  4. Brew L., Nyarko P.K., Nyarko C.C.,(2014)." Statistical Analysis of Electricity Generation and Consumption in Ghana". International Journal of Science and Research ISSN(Online ) 2319-7064 pp 1760-1766
  5. Ennin, C. C., Nyarko, P. K., Agyemang, A., Mettle F. O. and Nortey, E. N. N. (2011),“Trend Analysis of Determinants of Poverty in Ghana: Logit Approach”. Research Journal of   Mathematics and Statistics; Vol. 3 – No. 1, pp 20-27.
  6. Mettle, F. O., Nortek, E. N. N., Aikins, M. Ennin, C. C.   “Catastrophic Spending on Education in Ghana: An Analysis of the Ghana Living Standards Survey (Fourth round)” (2011), Research Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, Vol. 3 No. 4, pp. 123-129.
  7. Nyarko, P. K., Dontwi, I. K., Ennin C. C., Owusu-Ansah E., Dontwi, J. (2010), “Sustainable Timber Production in the Furi and Wawahi Forest Reserves in Ghana. A Bio-economic Resource Modeling Approach”. European Journal of Scientific Research, European Journal of Scientific Research; Vol. 40 – No., pp. 352 – 361.
  8. Adetunde I. A, Koduah, M., Amporful, J. K, Dwummoh-Sarpong, A., Nyarko, P. K, Ennin, C. C, Appiah, S. T., Oladejo, N. (2009), “Epidemiology of Chlamydia Bacteria Infections-A Review”. Journal of American Science; Vol. 5 – No. 4, pp. 55-64.

 

     CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS AND PRESENTATIONS

  1. Nyarko C. C., Aidoo, S. J., Nyarko P. K., Ocran, C. (2012), “Time series Analysis of Breast Cancer – A Case Study at Peace and Love Hospital, Kumasi”, 2nd UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral conference, Tarkwa, Ghana, pp. 427-434.
  2. Nyarko, P. K., Nyarko, C. C, Koduah, M., Danso Addo, E., Owusu, K. A. (2014), “Ordinary Regression and Errors-In-Variables Regression: When should each be Applied” 3rd UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral conference, Tarkwa, Ghana, pp. 1-6.
  3. Nyarko, C. C., Unson, C., Koduah, M., Nyarko, P. K., Galley, J. (2014) “Risk Factors of Sexually-Transmitted Infections (STIs) Among Men and Women in a mining community in Western Ghana: A Study of Lifetime Occurrence”, International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research , Vol. 3, No. 12, pp. 361-370.

 

     CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS

  1. 17th Regional College on Modelling, Simulation and Optimization, Cape Coast, Ghana, (May 4 - 8, 2015)
  2. 20TH Regional Workshop on Functional Analysis, Differential Equations and Application, (30th June- 4th July, 2014)
  3. Introduction to Linear Models, (July, 15 -22 July 2012)
  4. 1st KNUST workshop on mathematical and computational methods in Biology and Medicine: Modeling Complex systems (Jun., 12 – Jul. 3, 2008)
  5. 2nd KNUST workshop on mathematical and computational methods in Biology and Medicine: Networks, Epidemic and Complex systems modeling (Oct, 2 – 5, 2008)

 

     RECORD OF SERVICE

  1. Senior Hall Tutor, Chamber of Mines Hall, University Mines and Technology (UMaT), (2015-2016)
  2. Resource Person, for JHS 3 pupils in Tarkwa –Nsuaem Municipality, on Career Guidance, by Ghana Education Service, (Nov.2011)
  3. Academic Tutor Mathematics Department (2010-Date)
  4. Member of the Local organizing Committee of International   Conference on   “Mathematics and its Applications”. (May 2009 – date)
  5. Member of the Examination Board reviewing the New Grading System UMaT. ( March, 2007-2008)
  6. Examinations Officer, Mathematics Department, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), (2007-2009)
  7. Member, Conduct of Examinations at UMaT Review Committee. (2008-2009)