An institutional researcher development framework has been developed to contribute to researcher training and development by providing a strategic institutional action to support the research career development of TU-K researchers.

Early Career Researchers:

The Technical University of Kenya is committed to supporting the development of its emerging researchers.Further information of the training and development opportunities available can be found in this section. Details of support opportunities and training activities aimed capacity development of emerging researchers are updated periodically and can be found on this webpageat: and

The development of research students is addressed by the School of Advanced and Graduate Studies.


June 2nd, 22nd and 23rd , 2017 TU-K RESEARCH PROPOSAL WRITING WORKSHOP


During this intensive, hands-on proposal writing workshop, participants will learn fundamentals of good grant writing, general preparation of grant application and how to deal with reviewer comments. >> Click here for details
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March 2017 – November 2017 Structured Training for African Researchers (STARS)


The Technical University of Kenya has been selected to participate in ROUND 3 of the Association of Commonwealth Universities course on strengthening institutional approaches to the professional development of researchers.

ROUND 2 of TU-K staff includes the following:

  • Assistant Lecturer or Tutorial Fellow AND registered for PhD study.
  • Lecturers who obtained a Ph.D. less than 5 years ago on September 1st 2016 AND aged below 50 years.
  • Women are especially encouraged to apply.

Click here for a list of TU-K Cohort 2 participants

Sept 2015- Jun 2016 Association of Commonwealth Universities and the Technical University of Kenya: Structured Training of African Researchers
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October 21st 2015 Research Grant Proposals: How to write a Research Concept Note and the Logical Framework
Facilitator: Professor Atieno. A Amadi. Director Institutional Advancement and Development. Technical University of Kenya . Click here to read more
November 2nd 2015 Navigating the TU-K Research Policy.
Facilitator: Professor. Fiona N. Mbai Director Research and Knowledge Exchange. Technical University of Kenya. Click here to read more
December 1st 2015 Scientific Writing for Early Career Researchers.
Facilitator: Dr. Alfred Orina Isaac. Director School of Health Sciences and Technology. Technical University of Kenya Click here to read more


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