Prof. John H. Nderitu the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Development presents a poster presentation entitled “ Evaluation of Safe Pesticides and Varieties for Management of Insect Pests in Snapbeans in Kenya” at Tropentag, on September 17-19, 2013, Stuttgart-Hohenheim “Agricultural development within the rural-urban continuum” Conference.
Cabinet secretary ministry for Education , prof Jacob Kaimeinyi addresses the conference
Dr. Jesse Gitaka (4th right) from Mount Kenya University Department of Clinical Medicine with other participants at at the University of Antioqia, Medellin, Colombia to participate in the epidemiology and biostatics course organized by the department of public health of University of Antioquia, Medellin, attend a scientific writing course, a conference on indigenous health and do field work in the remote villages at Maicao.
Mount Kenya University has established the “Workforce Transition Program” (WTP) meant to equip its graduates with relevant and adequate skills to make them competitive in the job market. WTP aims to address graduate unemployment by actively promoting a paradigm shift in Kenya from the premise of “university education for employment” to “university education for job creation”. university has established Research, Enterprise and Innovation Development Centre (REIDC) whose motto is “transforming job seekers to job creators” with the ultimate aim of aiding the Kenyan youth participate in job and wealth creation through nurturing innovative business ideas as well as commercialization of innovations to address socio-economic challenges of our society.
MKU lecturer Raphael Mulaha has won an International Foundation for Science (IFS) research grant worth $11,800. Mulaha a lecturer in the department of Humanities in School of Social Sciences to carry out a project entitled “Finger millet (Eleucine coracana) yield Estimation: Integrating Remote Sensing and Indigenous Knowledge in Western Kenya”.