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Higher Education Commission

Regulatory Affairs and Accreditation

Reduit, Mauritius

Research Interests

Traditional Medicine, Pharmacology

Words of Wisdom

Failure is an option, But Giving up is NOT an option


Dr Devina Lobine is a bio-scientist. She holds a degree undergraduate in Agricultural Biotechnology and a PhD in Natural products. In 2021, Devina has completed her post-doctoral research fellowship in the field of neuropharmacology from University of Mauritius, in collaboration with Axonova Ltd (private company). She has several years of practical and applied experience in various fields of life sciences and has authored/co-authored over 60 publications. She has been the recipient of several travel grants to attend international workshops/courses and conferences. Currently, she is working at the Higher Education Commission, where she is involved on projects related to policy development for Higher education and Research for Mauritius.


Devina is passionate about youth empowerment, as they are the drivers of the future. In her roles as Youth Ambassador of Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio), a Fellow of Africa Science Leadership Programme and Next Einstein Forum Ambassador, she is actively engaged in promoting STEM and fostering bio-innovation in young mind in Africa. Devina is devoted to contributing to contributing significantly to the development of Africa by sharing knowledge, skills and ideas with different key communities of science in Mauritius.


Winner for Study UK alumni award – STEM Impact Award

2020 Sub-Saharan Africa Young Talents- L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science award