Research Centres and Institutes

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The University of Nairobi has established research institutes in focus areas of expertise, which are inter-disciplinary centers of excellence in research and development. The university also hosts a number of Centers of Excellence which have been set up by the government or private stakeholders in collaboration with the University to serve the region.

African Women's Studies Centre (AWSC)

We recognize that gender relations are contextual and therefore African women’s experiences, like other experiences, are unique. These experiences  ...

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Centre for Advance Studies in Environmental Law and Policy (CASELAP)

The Centre for Advanced Studies in Environmental Law and Policy (CASELAP)  is a unit committed to teaching, research and outreach in the important field of environmental governance ...

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Centre for Biotechnology and Informatics (CEBIB)

 The Centre for Biotechnology and Informatics was founded as a virtual research centre to ...

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Centre for Urban Research and Innovations

Centre for Urban Research and Innovations (CURI), formerly Urban Innovations Program (UIP), is Centre seeks to ...

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Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies (IAGAS)

The Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies (formerly Institute of African Studies) started as a cultural division of ...

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Institute of Climate Change and Adaptation (ICCA)

The Institute for Climatic Change and Adaptation aims to build capacity of future trainers who understand the science of climate change, the vulnerability and...

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Institute for Development Studies (IDS)

Established in 1965, the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi, is the oldest out of 20 such institutes in the world. It is the premier multi-disciplinary and a multi-purpose development research institute in ...

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Institute of Nuclear Science & Technology

The Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology (INST) is in the College of Architecture and Engineering at the University of Nairobi . It was started in 1979 as...

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