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ODeL PhD students mentorship meeting

Date and time: 
Sat, 2019-06-22 08:00
Location / Venue: 

Education Building, Main Campus

A mentorship meeting for PhD students from ODeL campus was held today, 22nd June 2019, at Education Building, ED213, Main Campus. Among key speakers were the Director, ODeL Campus, Prof. Harriet Kidombo and Director, Graduate School, Prof. Lydiah Njenga.

The students were taken through the administrative requirements for a PhD programme, new developments and changes at UoN that affect all PhD students.

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2020-01-31 12:24
Contact Person: 

Director, ODeL, Director, GS

A briefing between Director, GS and PhD students participating in the Three Minute Thesis competition

Date and time: 
Thu, 2019-06-20 05:52
Location / Venue: 

Graduate School, UoN towers

The Director GS, Prof. L. Njenga, today met the PhD students who will be participating in the 3MT competition in Ghana from 20th - 27th June 2019 for an experiential Learning Summer Programme for a briefing at the Graduate School Boardroom. Also present was Prof. Karori Mbugua, Chairman, Department of Philosophy, who will be accompanying the students to Ghana.

The students are:

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2020-01-31 12:24
Contact Person: 

Director, GS

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Date and time: 
Wed, 2019-06-19 10:35

Three minute thesis (3MT) challenges participants to explain their research effectively and concisely to a non-specialist audience in three minutes, helping to develop their presentation and research communication skills. Communicating to different audiences helps demonstrate the contribution that research makes to wider society and the economy. 

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2020-01-31 12:24
Contact Person: 

Director, GS

Director, GS at York University for 3MT Competition

Date and time: 
Tue, 2019-06-11 10:18

The Director, Prof. L. Njenga, was in University of York as a judge for their 3MT Competition that was held on June 11, 2019.

On June 20th 2019, five University of Nairobi PhD students will be travelling to University of Ghana to communicate the impact of their research to an audience and judging panel.

Other Universities participating in the competition are University of York, University of Rochester and University of Ghana.

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2020-01-31 12:24
Contact Person: 

Director, GS

Nairobi Innovation Week Official Opening Ceremony

Location / Venue: 

Taifa Hall, Main Campus

The Nairobi Innovation Week Official Opening is today from 10am and features the Ribbon Cutting opening for the Exhibition, and a Ministerial Panel (4 CSs) on Innovation in Taifa Hall.  

You are ALL welcome and see you there.

Attached is the programme for the event.

Expiry Date: 
Tue, 2019-07-02 12:24
Contact Person: 

DVC Research, Production and Extension

The 5th Nairobi Innovation Week

Location / Venue: 

Great Court

The University of Nairobi convenes a number of stakeholders to organize and execute the annual Nairobi Innovation Week (NIW) to support and accelerate the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in the region. NIW runs from 10-14, June 2019 at the Great Court.
Our theme for this year is Innovation and Kenya's Big Four Agenda and these are the main areas we are looking at:

Expiry Date: 
Wed, 2019-07-31 12:24
Contact Person: 

Director, GS