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New Student Leaders Sworn In at Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Nairobi

On Thursday, March 28, 2024, the University of Nairobi witnessed the swearing-in of new student leaders at the Taifa Hall. This ceremony followed the Faculty and Campus Students' Association elections held virtually on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, and the Council elections conducted on Thursday morning.

Strengthening Collaborative Ties: FST Hosts Professors from Croatia

The Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Nairobi recently hosted three professors from the University of Slavonski Brod in Croatia. The visiting professors were Prof. Lackovic Ivica (Professor of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering), Prof. Nakic Petar (Professor of Electrical and Information Engineering), and Prof. Sivric Hrvoge (Professor of Social Sciences and Humanities).

UON Holds First COIL Workshop in East Africa

In a landmark event for East African higher education, the University of Nairobi, Maseno University, and Dedan Kimathi University of Technology joined forces with international experts to explore the transformative potential of Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) and virtual exchanges. This groundbreaking workshop, the first of its kind in the region, brought together 17 universities from Kenya and beyond to prioritize these innovative approaches to internationalization at home.

Exploring Collaboration between FST and Thomas More University

On Friday 9th February 2024, Professor Stijn Coenen, President of Thomas More University of Applied Sciences, paid a visit to the Faculty of Science and Technology (FST). During his visit on Friday, he engaged in discussions with FST's Dean, Professor Onyari, regarding potential areas of collaboration. The focus was on exploring collaborative opportunities not only within FST but also with sister faculties at Thomas More University of Applied Sciences. Professor Stijn, who was on a Global Engagement mission in Africa, specifically in Kenya, was graciously hosted by Dr.

Knowledge is Power: 15 Graduate with PhD’s from FST at UON 70th Graduation

The 70th graduation ceremony of the University of Nairobi, held on December 15, 2023, was a celebration of academic achievement, resounding with the triumphs of over 5,000 graduating students. Among this accomplished cohort, the Faculty of Science and Technology proudly stood tall, its 159 graduates - including 15 PhDs from its eight diverse departments - a testament to the faculty's unwavering commitment to excellence.

Uniting Forces for Nature: AFAS Stakeholder Workshop Tackles Climate Change and Biodiversity in African Savannas

Nairobi, Kenya – December 14, 2023 –stakeholders from across East Africa convened for the AFAS Stakeholder Workshop. Under the banner of "Profitable Nature-based Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation and Biodiversity Conservation," the event brought together policymakers, businesses, NGOs, and scientists to forge a united front against pressing environmental challenges.

Breaking Barriers: Dr. Mecha Makes History as First African on World Endometriosis Society Board

Dr. Ezekiel Onyonka Mecha, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Nairobi's Department of Biochemistry, has achieved a significant milestone by being appointed to the board of the World Endometriosis Society. As the sole African representative and the first individual from the continent to hold this position, Dr. Mecha's two-year term on the Global Liaison Committee (2023-2025) is a testament to his expertise and commitment to advancing endometriosis awareness and research. The Department congratulates Dr.

Kenya's Pivotal Role in Tackling Climate Change

As the world gears up for the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Kenya's significance as a strategic African partner in addressing the global climate crisis has come into sharp focus. The recent visit by European Commissioner for Climate Action, Wopke Hoekstra, to Kenya on November 6 and 7 underscored the country's crucial role in shaping a successful COP28 outcome.