The challenges that the society faces are getting more and more complex. This means additional new skills are needed to counter them. These skills include the 21st century skills like Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Communication, Collaboration, Creativity among others. ‘Design Thinking’ is a powerful problem-solving framework that has already been used in thousands of innovations. We’ve customized this framework to help children aged between 6 and 14 to independently and collectively work through problems to deliver innovative solutions that they can boldly defend.
The University has organised over 4 days research week for 12 International Conferences and 1 training workshop in October 22-25, 2019 for the second time. For More Information and Registration Visit https://uonresearch.org/researchweek2019/.
Depending on your discipline, perspectives on, and requirements for research grant proposal writing differ. However, there are general principles and approaches to writing bankable proposals. The 1st Annual research Grant Proposal Writing Master Class will be held on October 24-25, 2019, Hosted by the Office of Research, Innovation and Enterprise. For more info Visit: https://uonresearch.org/current-events/rw-gpw2019/
MbeleNaBiz Business Competition With support from the World Bank, the Government of Kenya through the Kenya Youth Employment Opportunities Program has initiated a Business Plan Competition for youth to present their Winning Business Plan for funding. Over 750 youth will be granted with a sum of cash not less than of Kshs 900,000 and not exceeding Kshs 3.6 million to start their businesses as well as be trained for business from Dec 2019 to Feb 2020.
Food and nutrition security remains one of the major global challenges, especially in the developing countries. In Africa (the most food insecure region on the world), approximately 232 million or one in four people are undernourished. According to the United Nations, the world population is predicted to reach 9 billion by the year 2050. In the same period, Africa’s population is projected to double from the current 1.2 billion to 2.5 billion. To meet the food and nutrition needs of this rising population, food production (under the current trends) will have to increase by 70%.
University of Nairobi, Kenya in Collaboration with the World Society of Victimology (WSV) will hold the second two-day Victimology and Victim Support conference during the University of Nairobi Research week 2019. Hosted by School of Open and Distance Learning, under the theme "From Victim to Survivor: Empowerment for Recovery and Resilience." on October 22-23, 2019.
African Women in the Media, in pursuance of its objective to bring together media practitioners and scholars in the field of media, communications and cultural studies, presents its 3rd annual conference in Nairobi, Kenya. With its theme being SHOWCASE, AWiM 2019 conference and festival will feature keynotes, panels, workshops, exhibitions, film screenings, networking opportunities, the AWiM Pitch Zone hosted by commissioning editors from international and national media organisations, and much more.