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Research collaboration with the University of Washington, USA

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Vice Chancellor, Prof. G. O.A.Magoha welcomes the Washington team

The University of Nairobi recently hosted Faculty Fellows from the University of Washington, USA.

 

Following the Vice-Chancellor’s visit to the University of Washington in October 2011, the University of Washington expressed a strong interest in expanding the existing collaboration to other areas of specialization, specifically in the area of climate change and global health, which culminated into the visit from January 25, 2012 and February 1, 2012.
 
During the visit, the University of Washington team made a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor where a range of possible areas of collaboration were discussed. During the courtesy call, the Vice-Chancellor commended the long standing collaboration between the two universities and its resultant positive contribution to training and research at our University. He looks forward to an expanded collaboration in areas of climate change, and managing the impact of the same on health and environment.
 
 
uon team
 
Above: A section of UoN researchers 
The University of Nairobi set up an interdisciplinary team who met and discussed possible collaboration between the two universities. The two teams had a full day of lively discussion on how the two universities could work together for a greater impact on global health. The sessions were an eye opener to all participants in terms of what can be achieved when different disciplines pull together. We all hopes that this will lay the ground work for a robust interdisciplinary collaboration.
 
 
 
 
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, (RPE) Prof. Lucy Irungu, giving her remarks during the session
The discussion sessions were hosted by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (RPE), Prof. Lucy Irungu who expressed her enthusiasm and support for the interdisciplinary research collaboration. The University of Washington has a long standing research collaboration with the University of Nairobi’s College of Health Sciences.
participants
 
Above: The USA Team

Anonymous wrote:

Tue, 2012-04-03 12:26

lets us expand our research also in other disciplines of study
wakoli kunani.std eng uon

Anonymous wrote:

Mon, 2012-03-19 09:12

Climate change indeed a global challenge.it calls for multidisciplinary approach.That is the Biopsychosocial approach. More Community Psychologist shoukd be trained to help at the grassroot level with research.
jfn thuku
std.uon.

Anonymous wrote:

Thu, 2012-03-15 14:06

Hey!i am an educator with youth for human iioernatntnal.i go to schools to teach children their rights.i wish to be involved in your activities on this important day.please keep me posted.thank u

Anonymous wrote:

Tue, 2012-03-06 10:42

wow! great! uon being among the leading research institutions in the country, it should also consider its research on global climate and space science; Astronomy

Thomas; Bsc astronomy

Anonymous wrote:

Tue, 2012-03-06 09:52

Nairobi University should create time for the students.

Anonymous wrote:

Tue, 2012-02-28 10:21

WHY ARE THERE NO EXCHANGE PROGRAMS?

Anonymous wrote:

Wed, 2012-02-22 08:16

any exchange programs.edwin.c.n,kenya science

Anonymous wrote:

Thu, 2012-02-16 10:58

yes...together as one and we will scale to greater heights in research

Anonymous wrote:

Tue, 2012-02-14 15:19

it is the way fwd

Anonymous wrote:

Sat, 2012-02-11 17:43

This the way forward

Anonymous wrote:

Sat, 2012-02-11 07:53

Are there collaborations in the School of Business, and where do we Students come in?

Anonymous wrote:

Thu, 2012-02-09 18:42

Bravo. We want to see more collaborations between our university and others in the field of research.

Anonymous wrote:

Thu, 2012-02-09 14:53

Nirobi will grow and developed as well and this is already the symbolism for prosperity
I have enjoyed it so much when i was up stare in Brood way inn at Nebbi Uganda
Roger Owonda Uganda.

Anonymous wrote:

Thu, 2012-02-09 14:35

fab

Anonymous wrote:

Thu, 2012-02-09 07:40

This is good for growth of research at the University of Nairobi