The Directorate of Research and Knowledge Exchange
About the Directorate
The Technical University of Kenya aims to facilitate education training and research in science, engineering and technology and create an enabling environment for research innovations which are relevant to national socio-economic development.
The Universities research agenda is intended to build capabilities and competencies which will contribute and support the interface of Science, Engineering & Technology and Sustainable development. The TU-K has established a platform for research integration into academia which is geared towards developing innovative solutions in science, engineering, technology, entrepreneurship, industry, and, in policy and decision-making.
The development of applied research at TU-K is guided by the national priorities in research and development and the principles articulated in the Kenya Sector Plan for Science and Technology. The TU-K encourages both basic research and applied research and promotes University and industry collaborations which will result in outcomes that benefit mankind.
Participants at the 4th Technical University of Kenya International Conference held at the Sarova Panafric Hotel on 21st– 23rd February 2018. The conference thematic area was Technology and Innovation for Societal Transformation. More than 100 participants drawn from local regional and international academic and research institutions attended the 3 day event >> Read More
TU-K Research Proposal Writing Workshop
Participants with facilitators during proposal writing workshop at Methodist Guest House, Nairobi on 22nd– 23rd June 2017
Call for Articles/Publications
Call for Articles for Volume 4 of the Journal of the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO
The JKNCU is a prestigious platform that fosters scholarly discourse and knowledge exchange in the fields of education, culture, natural sciences, social and human sciences, and communication and information. It aims to provide a space for researchers, scholars, and practitioners to share their findings, theories, and practical experiences that contribute to the advancement of our national and global goals.
Deadline: 15th 0ctober, 2023. Complete manuscripts are to be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com
Conferences and Workshops
Sustainable Natural Resources Management Summer School Session 3
Host: TUK – Department of Geoscience and the Environment (DGSE)
The third session of the sustainable natural resources summer school organized by the postdoc fellows of the Volkswagen foundation will be held from 20th November, 2023 to 3rd December, 2023. The summer school’s aim is to enhance data collection, analysis and presentation skills of early career scientists (Masters and PhD students) in Africa in the area of Natural Resource Management.
For more information on VolkswagenStiftung: https://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/en/funding/funding-offer/researching-research-summer-schools-workshops
Research Funding Opportunities
Research Professional Africa Funding Database
National Research Fund
Research Grants Report Checklist
TUK Progress Report Form
Study Scholarships in The Field of Arts
30 October 2023: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites applications for its study scholarships for graduates in performing arts. These enable non-German graduates in the field of performing arts to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study. Scholarships may be used for a master’s or postgraduate degree leading to a final qualification or a complementary course that does not lead to a final qualification, undertaken at a state or state-recognised German university of the applicant’s choice. Projects in the performing arts may cover drama, theatre directing, theatre dramaturgy, musicals, performance studies, dance and choreography.
Study Scholarships in The Field of Music
15 October 2023: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites applications for its study scholarships for graduates in the field of music for graduates from selected countries. These enable non-German graduates in the field of music to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study. Scholarships may be used for a master’s or postgraduate degree leading to a final qualification or a complementary course that does not lead to a final qualification, undertaken at a state German college of music of the applicant’s choice.
KENYA-FRANCE PAMOJA PHC 5TH CALL FOR APPLICATIONS (2023/2024)
Kenya and France have for a long time had scientific cooperation, formalized in 2009 through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Education and the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, represented by the Embassy of France in Kenya.
Kenya and France wish to strengthen the co-operation activities in Higher Education, Science, and Technology as expressed in the bilateral scientific cooperation agreement signed on 5th May 2015 known as “PAMOJA PHC” (Hubert Curien Partnership). The agreement was renewed on the 6th of October 2021 to cover the 2021-2026 period.
See more >> file:///C:/Users/Admin%20user/Downloads/PHC-Pamoja-5TH-CALL_March-2023%20(1).pdf
TU-K Research News
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