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The University of Nairobi (UoN) Science and Technology Park (STP), at present operates from a rapid-prototyping laboratory in the Mechanical Engineering Building, Main Campus, which forms the core of the Technology Business Incubator (TBI). This rapid-prototyping facility, called a Fab Lab (fabrication or “fabulous” lab), is part of the international MIT Fab Lab network, which now boasts over 100 labs worldwide. The Fab Lab is ideal for innovative activity in a wide range of technical fields.
The pictures display one of the innovations by STP
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Outreach to Kajiado childrens' home in 2007
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A UNITID facility using its state of art laboratories is set to start cheap screening tests for Cancer patients for cancer markers which are critical for the management of Leukaemia.
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Promoting the discovery, application and dissemination of knowledge through quality research and innovation
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The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production & Extension) in collaboration with Intellectual Property Management Office (IPMO) recently conducted two days sensitization training on Intellectual Property Policy.
The training which targeted UMB, Deans, Directors, Coordinators and other stakeholders was intended to enlighten UoN management on the role and importance of Intellectual Property (IP) and the need to support those engaged in the creation of IP. In addition, it was a platform to train College IP Champions who in turn would carry on IP awareness campaigns to faculty and individual researchers.
There are 124 images in this galleryMon, 2013-07-01 10:22
GE Distributed Power (DP) University Challenge Award held at the University of Nairobi on 21st June 2013. The occasion was attended by Mr. John Rice, Vice-Chairman GE, President and CEO of GE Global Growth and Operations; Prof. L.W. Irungu, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production & Extension) representing the Vice-Chancellor, UoN; Dean, School of Engineering , UoN; representatives from participating universities and students.
Denis Malowa, Kennedy Makau, Vincent Mumo and Justus Kavita students from University of Nairobi, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Environmental and Biosystems Engineering departments respectively for clinching 1st runner-up position in the GE Distributed Power (DP) University Challenge Award. Project entitled "Stima Mtaani' translated "Electricity in the hood'" uses cost cutting measures such as use of recycled plastic and bamboo for blade design and revamped car alternators.
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Two students Kevin Chiteri and Jelioth Muthoni from the School of Biological and Physical Sciences, joined other youths from across the world during the Youth Encounter on Sustainability (YES) short course held in Kostunici, Serbia. This is an 18 days course conducted between 28th June to 15th to undergo the intensive course on sustainability.
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Dr. Virginia Wagondu and Ms. Catherine Katonde both from School of Biological Sciences, were recipients of the 2013 AWARD fellowship.
The key objective of the Mentoring Orientation Workshop is to clarify the expectations and roles of AWARD Fellows and their mentors, and to facilitate the establishment of solid working relationships. The workshop is specifically designed to provide knowledge and skills in formal mentoring, as a way of enhancing the career progression of AWARD Fellows.
The mentoring orientation workshops for 2013 AWARD fellowships were held in Uganda.
There are 108 images in this galleryThu, 2013-07-25 15:27
IP Policy Sensitization workshop for Heads of Units, Thematic Heads, College Registrars and SONU leaders.
The two-day training workshop was held at the Central Catering Unit (CCU) University of Nairobi, between 17th and 18th July 2013.
There are 129 images in this galleryWed, 2013-07-31 17:01
Conference theme: Teacher education and development in Africa: the need for access, equity, sustainability, quality and relevance within the context of globalization.
DETA conference held on Tuesday July 30 2013 at the College of Education and External Studies, Kenya Science Campus.
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Photos taken in Kampala during a consultative meeting between IGAD , Terra Nuova, Makerere University, University of Nairobi and Mekelle University in Ethiopia about degree programmes to be offered at Sheik Technical Veterinary School in Somaliland.
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Venue: Serena Hotel, Nairobi - Kenya
Date: 6th August 2013
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The Centre for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies (CSDES) held a very successful and interactive half-day seminar on 1st August 2013 entitled; Delivering Technologies to Communities and Counties through University/Research /Extension Partnership Model.
The Seminar which took place at the Pride Inn hotel, Westlands, Nairobi was aimed at bringing together key partners of University of Nairobi’s (UoN) Dryland Centre to focus on how outcomes of research, extension services and technological innovations can reach a broad audience within the drylands. The specific objectives of the Seminar were:
- To share the experiences from University/Research Institutes/National Government Extension Delivery Models in Kenya
- To learn from the US Land Grant University led Extension Model- example of Colorado State University
- To explore opportunities for University/Research/ Extension partnerships for Engagement with Communities and County Governments.
There are 29 images in this galleryWed, 2013-08-14 18:39
The RRI programme was officially launched on Monday, August 12, 2013 between 9:00 am to 12:00 noon in Taifa Hall, Main Campus.
The University will implement the RRI programme in partnership with the Commission for Implementation of the Constitution; Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and the University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA).
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The Research Development Advisory Board retreat held in Maanzoni Logde, from August 16 - 18 2013.
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UoN Launch of 100 days RRI Sensitisation of the new Constitution of Kenya held on August 13, 2013.
There are 97 images in this galleryTue, 2013-10-01 15:00
Launch of the Engineering Alumni Chapter held on September 5, 2013 at the Sarova Panafric Hotel.
The Chief Guests for the event were Eng. Michael Kamau (Cabinet Secretary, Transport & Infrastructure) representing Engineers and Arch. Mariam El Mawy (Principal Secretary, Lands, Housing and Urban Development) representing Architecture, Design and Development (ADD)
The SPONSORS of the event were: - Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK) - Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (KETRACO) - General Motors East Africa (GM EA) - Association of Consulting Engineers of Kenya (ACEK)
There are 89 images in this galleryThu, 2013-10-03 10:57
Display by the University of Nairobi during the Nairobi International Trade Fair held at the Jamhuri Park Grounds from September 30, 2013 to October 6, 2013
There are 53 images in this galleryWed, 2013-10-23 16:44
Prof. David M. Ndetei, defended his DSc entitled “Studies and Works in Mental Health to inform Practice and Policy in the African Social Cultural Context” on Tuesday October 22, 2013.
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Official launch of the Africa Coordinating Centre for Abandonment of Female Genital Mutiliation (A.C.C.A.F.) held on December 10, 2013 at the College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi
There are 120 images in this galleryThu, 2014-01-02 14:46
UoN 50th Graduation Ceremony held on Friday December 6, 2013. The graduation saw Dr. Vijoo Rattansi installed as the new Chancellor of the Institution.
The graduation saw a total of 14, 200 students graduation in the year 2013.
There are 96 images in this galleryMon, 2014-01-06 16:30
BPS hosted Postgraduate Supervision Sensitization Workshop held on December 10, 2013 at the Central Catering Unit Hall, University of Nairobi.
Target participants: Deans/Directors, Chairmen of Departments and Faculty/Schools Postgraduate Chairs.
There are 10 images in this galleryWed, 2014-01-08 14:49
Visit to the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production & Extension) Prof. Lucy W. Irungu by Mrs Catherine Muoki, Director of Gender, Ministry of Devolution and Planning; Mrs. Alice Ochanda, UNESCO Gender Program Officer; and Prof. Winnie Mitullah, Director, Institute of Development Studies (IDS)- UoN; held on Monday December 9, 2013
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Prof. Fanor Perez, Vice-Rector (Research) at the University of Antioquia on Wednesday January 08, 2014 paid a courtesy call on Prof. L.W. Irungu, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production & Extension). In attendance were Prof. W. Ogara, Director Centre for International Programmes and Links and Prof. Chege Mukuria (Dept of Biochemistry)
There are 3 images in this galleryWed, 2014-04-23 11:27
The University Advancement Programme held at the Silver Springs Hotel Conference Centre, April 15 - 17, 2014.
The workshop organized by the African Association of Universities (AAU) in partnership with the Advancement Academy, Stellenbosh University and the University of Nairobi targeted Senior University Leaders in E.A.
There are 113 images in this galleryMon, 2014-06-23 11:24
Ph.D. Supervision Training Workshop held from 17 - 19 June, 2014 at the Central Catering Unit (CCU), University of Nairobi, Kenya.
The aim of the training was to equip Ph.D. supervisors with appropriate Ph.D. supervisory skills
There are 3 images in this galleryMon, 2014-06-23 11:29
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension) Prof. Lucy W. Irungu with the Volkswagen Foundation Coordinator of the National Resource Program, Prof. Stuetzel.
Meeting discussions centred on the University of Nairobi research answering to the Call for application for the Volkswagen Foundation Funding initiatives which aims at extending and strengthening research in Sub-Saharan Africa.
There are 9 images in this galleryFri, 2014-06-27 17:17
Critical Appraisal of Research Proposals Training Workshop was held June 16 - 20, 2014 at the Silver Springs Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.
The workshop facilitated by Partnership for Innovative Medical Education in Kenya (PRIME-K) team was aimed at providing the participants with requisite knowledge and skills in the review of research proposals to ensure ethical conduct in research.
There are 95 images in this galleryTue, 2014-07-01 10:18
KAVI - Clinical Institute of Research set up molecular biology laboratory. The lab will advance skills in molecular biology in research, clinical diagnostics, treatment and forensics investigation.
There are 64 images in this galleryMon, 2014-07-07 12:29
The Chancellor Dr. Vidoo Ratansi took a tour of the University, vising the Colleges of Health Sciences, Biology and Physical Sciences and Education and External Studies.
There are 6 images in this galleryFri, 2014-07-25 10:30
IGAD-UoN Curriculum review workshop held from 17-19th July at the Elementaita Country Lodge.
There are 209 images in this galleryThu, 2014-12-18 19:12
Research, Production and Extension Division Heads of Departments and Senior Administrators retreat/team building.
Venue: Maanzoni Lodge
Dates: November 27 - 29, 2014
1) Encouraging the participants to meet and bond
2) To draw out talents and responsibilities inherent in the units
3) To allow participants to understand the operation of the Division and its role in promoting research
4) To strengthen and harness team spirit within RPE
5) To sensitize the Division on leadership, integrity and administrative matters.
There are 85 images in this galleryThu, 2014-12-18 15:33
There are 344 images in this galleryWed, 2015-01-07 19:06
Prof. George A. Magoha, former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nairobi, hands over the instruments of power to Prof. Peter M.F. Mbithi, the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor. Ceremony held on Monday January 05, 2015 in the Institution's premises.
There are 333 images in this gallerySat, 2015-01-31 18:29
The Vice-Chancellor accompanied by members of the University Management Board toured Mombasa Campus on Friday January 30, 2015.
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Dates: February 02, 2015 - March 06, 2015
Venue: Chiromo Arziki Conference Centre
Training aimed at increasing research capacity in the University by enhancing academic staff skills in grant and proposal writing.
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Discussions held with various stakeholders on the draft Incubation Policy.
Date: Wednesday 04, 2015
Venue: Nairobi Serena Hotel
There are 109 images in this galleryWed, 2015-02-11 15:27
The Presidential Digital Talent programme is a government initiative, in partnership with the private sector. The programme aims to enhance service delivery to citizens through effective use of information communication technology (ICT), which is in line with Kenya’s Vision2030 of creating a globally competitive and prosperous nation.
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Meeting held on Wednesday February 18, 2015 in the Council Chamber.
This was a strategic meeting which was to address identify and address challenges faced by various Units in the Division.
There are 43 images in this galleryTue, 2015-03-03 16:56
The University of Nairobi and Pyrethrum and Other Industrial Crops Directorate (P&OICD) officially commenced their partnership on pyrethrum.
The partnership which has brought together scientists from diverse backgrounds aims to expand pyrethrum through science and technology.
Kenya has been the leading producer of pyrethrum in the world accounting for over 70% of the pyrethrum traded on the world market since World War II. The sector however, has in the recent past been faced with many challenges leading to very low yields due to among others, low investment in research.
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[img_assist|nid=3910|title=ISO Certification and Launch of Strategic Plan|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=75]University of Nairobi Council attends the ISO Certification and Launch of the Strategic Plan for Embu University College
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The University Management team led by the Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Mbithi recently met with the Director, Centre for Higher Education, Galilee International Management Institute, Mrs. Carina Baum and discussed collaboration between the two universities that will see key university managers receive trained in various short courses.
There are 5 images in this galleryMon, 2015-05-04 15:49
A team from Kenya Medical Research Institute led by the Director, Dr. Philip Bejon last week paid a courtesy call to the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi to discuss ways of strengthening the partnership between the two organizations even as they front a common ground in the search for vaccines for common diseases.
There are 95 images in this galleryMon, 2015-05-11 18:33
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PhD supervision training held from May 4 - 7, 2015 at Maanzoni Lodge.
Training facilitators: UNES Consultancy comprising of Prof. Madara Ogot and Prof. Elijah Omwenga
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Members of staff from the University of Botswana paid a visit to the University of Nairobi with the aim of benchmarking.
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Tree planting organized by the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.
Date: Friday May 22, 2015
Venue: University of Nairobi, Ngong Forest
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The system will enable the Board of Postgraduate Studies (BPS) maintain an accurate and easily retrievable record of the progress of each postgraduate student and keep track of the students’ contact with their supervisors through easily retrievable records of submitted progress reports. In addition, the Board will be able to track and accurately determine the expiry date of the registration period for each postgraduate student, accurately compute and determine the fees to be charged for extension of registration, track and flag in the system those who have graduated or exited from the University and provide management with reports to aid in continuous process improvement.
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4th National Science Week sponsored by the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI)
There are 152 images in this galleryMon, 2015-06-29 21:02
Sensitization took place on June 25 2015
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University of Nairobi Management Board strategic retreat held in Machakos County from July 9 - 11, 2015.
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Pension members' Education Day for members of staff from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences held on Thursday July 23, 2015.
There are 71 images in this galleryMon, 2015-07-27 16:22
ORCID is an independent, not-for-profit organization designed to benefit all stakeholders, is unique in its ability to reach across disciplines, research sectors and national boundaries. Through ORCID, research and researchers can enhance the scientific discovery process and improve the efficiency of research funding and collaboration.
Workshop held on Thursday July 23, 2015 at the Confucius Conference Room, University of Nairobi
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Date: Wednesday 5th August, 2015 – Friday 7th August, 2015
Venue: University of Nairobi Graduation Grounds
Theme: Innovate and Prosper: Strengthening Academia, Industry and Government Linkages for Economic Growth
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University of Nairobi 53rd Graduation Ceremony held on Friday September 4, 2015 at the Chancellor's Court. 5,301 graduands were conferred and awarded various degrees and diplomas
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Training held on Tuesday October 6, 2015
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Date: Friday April 15, 2016
Venue: Vice-Chancellor's Parlour, University of Nairobi
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Date: February 25, 2016
Venue: Central Catering Unit (CCU)
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Speaker: Amb. Yahel Vilan, the Ambassador of Israel to Kenya, Uganda,
Tanzania, Malawi and Seychelles
Venue: Taifa Hall - University of Nairobi, Main Campus
Date: Thursday 19th May, 2016
Time: 2.00 PM
Title: Innovation Opportunities from Israel-Kenya Relations
There are 17 images in this galleryMon, 2016-06-06 13:12
Grants proposal writing Cohort 1 training
Venue: Arziki Chiromo
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Workshop on climate change induced conflicts and migration in Kenya validation held on February 18 2016 at the Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation
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LAUNCH OF THE RESEARCH MANAGEMENT LIFECYCLE WORKSHOP HELD AT THE CENTRAL CATERING UNIT (CCU) ON FEBRUARY 23, 2016 AT 10:00 A.M.
The purpose of the workshop was to sensitize researchers, academic staff, journal editors and research administrators on the need for effective research planning, branding and management.
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A consultative meeting held between the University of Nairobi and the National Construction Authority on April 28, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. in the Council Committee Room, University of Nairobi
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Stakeholders' meeting and launch of the 'Maker Space' held on Wednesday June 29, 2016 at the University of Nairobi, Upper Kabete Campus.
Special guests included Mrs. Zeinab W. Hussein, Principal Secretary, State Department of Gender Affairs; Mrs. Wahu Kagwi, Kenyan singer-songwriter.
There are 139 images in this galleryWed, 2016-07-06 20:07
Book launch held on June 22, 2016
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Nairobi International Trade Fair 2016 held at the Jamhuri Park grounds from October 3 - 9, 2016
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official launch of Seed Enterprise Management Institute