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‘You are ALIVE because you continuously renew (rejuvenate) various tissues/organs. In every tissue in which this rejuvenation process occurs, a source exists which gives rise to differentiated cells. The source is called a STEM CELL' - Prof. Anorld Caplan

About Prof. Arnold Caplan

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84 University of Nairobi projects have been selected for the National Research Fund (NRF) grant 2016. Postgraduate projects selected are  38 doctoral and 28 Masters projects.

The University of Nairobi submitted 64 collaborative research proposals. 19 of these have been selected for funding.

A successful doctoral project will be funded up to a maximum of Kenya Shillings Two million (Ksh 2,000,000/=) for a period not exceeding three (3) years, Masters project will be funded up to a maximum of five hundred thousand (Ksh 500,000/=) for a period of one (1) year, while a multi-disciplinary research will be funded up to a maximum of twenty million (20,000,000) for a period not exceeding three years. 

Shortlisted applicants  for the multi-disiplinary projectes will be expected to offer oral presentation of their work before a panel of experts for final selection and award. 

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The Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme 2017 is now open.

Applications are invited from holders of a Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences or related discipline who wish to pursue further studies in a reputable university in any of the African Union Member States other than their own.

The PhD Programmes in Education Sciences Scholarship seeks to promote high caliber young African professional who will promote innovative progressive pedagogies, education planning and strategic management of education systems in Africa.


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Are you an individual or institution from or working in Africa with an innovation that addresses food losses and waste? Is your innovation original, feasible for commercialization, have potential for up-scaling and is at testing or market-ready stages?

If yes, submit your entry for the All-Africa Postharvest Technologies Challenge 2017  and be among 10 selected innovators who will showcase their innoations in a plenary session of all stakeholders during the 1st African Postharvest Congress and Exhibition scheduled for March 28 – 31, 2017 at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi.

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The University of Nairobi and Kenyatta National Hospital 4th International Scientific Conference will this year take place from June 14 – 16, 2017 at the College of Health Sciences.

The conference aims to bring together leading scientists, health care professionals, participants and students from both public and private sectors to share knowledge and experiences that influence and shape health care delivery to achieve sustainable quality health care.

Participants are invited to participate in activities such as oral and poster presentations of their original research work, plenary talks, workshops and symposia.

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