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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 Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa invites applications for its democratic governance institute grants. These allow PhD students and early-career researchers to attend the next democratic governance institute on the topic of the African state and public cyber-security service, to be held from 31 October to 11 November 2016 in Dakar, Senegal.

The overall objective of the session is to anticipate on the construction of an African vision of public cyber-security service with a view to strengthening state integrity and sovereignty in Africa.



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The committee of the Nairobi Innovation Week would like to remind interested researchers that the deadline for submission of abstracts is 3rd June 2016. This deadline will not be extended.

The sub-themes are available on the poster: http://www.innovationweek.co.ke/wp-content/uploads/img/papers_2016.pdf

Best papers will be submitted for publication in a special edition of two international journals.



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