Latest News in RPE

Speaking during the launch ceremony of the Universities Regulations (2014) and Strategic Plan (2014 – 2018), the Commission for University Education (CUE) Secretary David Some revealed plans to implement new ranking system for universities which would be based on excellence in research, sports and other activities.

Education Cabinet Secretary, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi, lauded the move citing it would encourage competition in universities.

Click here to read the full story and follow conversation



Location
MAIN CAMPUS, UNIVERSITY TOWERS, 19TH FLOOR
Read More....

The Fablab, which is part of the UoN Science and Technology Park was on Saturday 19th July, 2014 awarded the Manufacturing Award in the Transform Kenya Awards.

The award received by the Director, Science and Technology Park, Dr. Kamau Gachigi, during the Tranform Kenya Awards gala night, was in recognition of the role the lab plays in transforming Kenya to an ecomony nation through incubation of ideas.

 

The gala night was held on Saturday July 19, 2014 at the Winsor Golf and Country Club, is an occasion held to recognise persons, organizations and institutions that work to improve the lives of Kenyans.

Location
MAIN CAMPUS, UNIVERSITY TOWERS, 19TH FLOOR
Read More....

The University of Nairobi becomes the first academic institution to set up a molecular boiology research laboratory Africa. The fully equipped laboratory hosted at KAVI- Institute of Clinical Research, College of Health Sciences, was established in partnership with QIAGEN, Germany and Bio-Zeq Kenya.

The laboratory will advance skills in molecular biology in research, clinical diagnostics, treatment and forensics investigation.



Location
MAIN CAMPUS, UNIVERSITY TOWERS, 19TH FLOOR
Read More....

Vice-Chancellors, University Presidents, Deputy Vice-chancellors and Senior Advancement staff in Higher Education Institutions (HEI) from the East Africa region recently attended a three day University Advancement Programme organized by the African Association of Universities (AAU) in partnership with the Advancement Academy, Stellenbosch University and the University of Nairobi.

The workshop held at the Silver Springs Hotel Conference Centre between 15 – 17 April 2014, focused on:



Location
MAIN CAMPUS, UNIVERSITY TOWERS, 19TH FLOOR
Read More....

The School of Computing and Informatics C4DLab on March 6, 2014 admitted its first lot of start-ups for incubation. Selected from a total of 24 applications, the 10 incubatees will receive support through provision of resources and services which their companies do not have.

The C4DLab Call which ended on February 28, 2014 sought proposals which were multi-disciplinary in nature but had a computing element from the University and beyond.  



Location
MAIN CAMPUS, UNIVERSITY TOWERS, 19TH FLOOR
Read More....