Malaria Research Capacity Development in West and Central Africa (MARCAD) recently awarded Dr Opondo with a Post-doctoral Fellowship to conduct his research on the ‘Impact of Insecticide Resistance on Malaria Vector Longevity and Transmission Potential in the Wild
Two final year students at the School of Computing and Informatics excelled at the Hacking for Global Health hackathon during the 3rd International German Forum held in Berlin in February 2017. Barke Said and Harun Kimani emerged second best in a competition that saw students from India, Canada, UAE, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya and German participate. The forum was hosted by none other than the German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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 challenges witnessed in congestion and heavy traffic caused by a great dependence on 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, represented by, Ms. Stefanie Holzwarth.