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Mechanisms for food Safety in the Counties.

Aflatoxins and fumonisins continue to plague cereals and cereal products in Kenya. In recognition of this, the World Food Programme in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the University of Nairobi and county governments, has established mechanisms to enable counties test their own food products for the toxins and take the necessary action.

National Cohesion Integration Commission Discuss Collaboration With UoN

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research Innovation and Enterprise (DVC RIE) Prof. Horace Ochanda hosted the Commission Secretary to National Cohesion Integration Commission (NCIC) Dr. Skitter W. Mbugua (HSC) in a meeting on behalf of the Vice Chancellor to discuss possible collaboration on research and cohesion issues.

DVC RIE Receives Perfomance Contract Results

The DVC Research Innovation and Enterprise, Prof. Horace Ochanda received the Performance Contract results at his office. To present him with the PC results was Mr. Kelly Akuku, Ms. Roselyne Shihemi and Ms. Teresia Muthoni of the University's Transformation, Performance Management and Reforms Unit (TPMRU) office. The DVC was accompanied by the Senior Admin. Ms. Elsa Ouma.

CAPES Announces Launch of 50 Scholarships for Doctorate Degrees

The Brazilian Coordinator for improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)  has announced the launch of 50 scholarships for attainment of Doctorate degrees in Brazilian Higher Education Institutions.

The scholarships are offered to non-Brazilian nationals  under the exchange program for postgraduate studies for 2021 entry .

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Graduate Student & Early Career Workshop Application Deadline Extended

Are you a current graduate student or recently finished your PhD? Do you have interests in mentoring and accelerating your social science or teaching career? Are you passionate about analyzing law across numerous social contexts?

Send in your application for the Law and Society Association's 2021 Graduate Student & Early Career Workshop before our new deadline!

The University of Nairobi Launches the Women’s Economic Empowerment Hub

The University of Nairobi officially launched the Women’s Economic Empowerment Hub (WEE Hub) on December 16, 2020. The Hub is a partnership between the University of Nairobi and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The WEE Hub is housed at the African Women Studies Centre (AWSC) in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.  

Invitation to UoN@50 virtual celebrations

The Chancellor, University of Nairobi, Dr. (Mrs.) VijooRattansi, OGW, D. Ltt. (Hon), (Nairobi), D. Ltt. (Hon), Moi, invites you to the UoN@50 virtual celebrations to be held on Thursday, December 10, 2020 from the Great Court at2.00 p.m.

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and guidelines from the Ministry of Health, the ceremony shall be held virtually.