The School of Computing and Informatics and Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation are pleased to invite applications for April/May 2016 intakes.
Deadline for applications to the following programs is March 11, 2016
Bachelor of Science School of Computing and Informatics
Master of Sciences Applied Computing
The principal chairing the procurement commitee in the boardroom, the need for paper
will be eliminated as last minute changes will be disseminated instantly through real time
Nation Media, Editor-in-Chief, Mr. Tom Mshindi (left) and Dr. Tonny Omwansa, Bike Share Innovation Champion and Director Computing for Development Lab (C4DLab) at University of Nairobi, during the Bike Share Launch held on February 16, 2017
Cycling will now be a culture at the University of Nairobi following an official launch of the initiative dubbed Bike share. Bike share aims to enforce a healthy community through cycling, while seeking to provide a solution towards urban mobility displayed through congestion and heavy traffic caused by dependence in motorized transportation.
The project which was launched on February 16, 2017 was graced by Nation Media’s Editor-in-Chief, Tom Mshindi and Bike share funding partner,UN-Habitat, representative, Ms. Stephanie.
University of Nairobi, Main Campus
The University of Nairobi has joined the bigwigs by being among the top 20 leading universities in the number of content generated from its website in the Webometrics ranking January 2017 edition. The University emerged position 11 in the Presence parameter out of 19, 403 universities.
The University of Nairobi emerged best in the region in Google Scholar citations and position 921 in the world, with a total number of 43,471 citations. The leading University in the world on Google scholar citations is Harvard University with 1,495,497 citations.
University of Nairobi Towers and Fountain of Knowledge at the University of Nairobi, main campus
The University of Nairobi has been ranked position 8 in Africa and 775th among 19,000 universities in the World, in the just released Webometrics ranking January 2017 edition. The ranking coverage comprises 19,403 universities in the world and 398 African universities.
All Chiromo staff and students,
As we wind up the year, it is only through your intense effort, tireless vigor and insurmountable self-drive that we have ended 2016 with great results. I wish to thank every one for the effort and team work you put in your individual responsiblities to ensure smooth running of the College operations.
As we usher in the new year, may you be filled with peace and happiness.
I wish you a prosperous 2017.
Prof. Bernard O. Aduda, Principal,
College of Biological and Physical Sciences
International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) is inviting applications for 2 PhD scholarships from Sub-Sahara Africa to work on Schitosomiasis, a neglected tropical disease funded by a research grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG).
Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) website indicates that Schitosomiasis is caused by parasitic worms in fresh water. Human who come into contact with snails in fresh water already infected by these worms are at risk of death.
Pictorial representation of Schitosomiasis / Photo courtesy