Directorate of Research, Grants and Endowments during an Ethics Review Workshop held on 7th and 8th April, 2016

20 April 2016


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Linkages with USA universities move a notch higher

07 May 2015


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Launch of MKU Graduate Enterprise Academy

25 February 2015


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Prof. Briggs from the Oxford University, UK pay a courtesy call to the DVC ARA.

25 February 2015


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KEMRI Team visits MKU to discuss partnership initiatives

25 February 2015


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Directorate of Research, Grants and Endowments during an Ethics Review Workshop held on 7th and 8th April, 2016

Linkages with USA universities move a notch higher

Launch of MKU Graduate Enterprise Academy

Prof. Briggs from the Oxford University, UK pay a courtesy call to the DVC ARA.

KEMRI Team visits MKU to discuss partnership initiatives

About Research - Giving back to the society

Giving back to society

Researchers often carry out research without involving all the stakeholders including the community who are the principal beneficiaries of research findings and innovations.

The Research Division endeavors to involve the community in research to enable them embrace the innovations.

The university is also committed to plough back the benefits of research to the community through diverse means such as community service. In this regard, the School of Health Sciences has continued to offer medical camps to the surrounding communities and beyond.

Research Perspective

The division is in the process of establishing a Research Centre which will house various sections including Ethno medicine and Drug Research, Cell and Molecular Biology, Cell and Tissue Culture, Microbiology and the Animal facility.

The Division in collaboration with respective Schools is in the process of establishing various Research, undergraduate as well as postgraduate academic programmes.

The Division will also enter a partnership with herbalists and KIPI to develop through research and value addition, a herbal product in what is dubbed as "Natural Product Initiative Programme".

 Vision

To be an African role model of excellence in science, technology, education and training.'

Mission

To provide world class teaching, research and innovative extension services for sustainable scientific and technological development.

Strategic Objectives

The strategic objectives of Mount Kenya University are to:

  • promote excellence in teaching, research and community service;
  • increase access and equity to quality higher education;
  •  produce graduates who can apply scientific knowledge in a fast changing technological world;
  • undertake cutting edge research for generation of knowledge;
  • disseminate knowledge to the society; stimulate innovations in applied science and technology;
  • equip learners with critical thinking and problem solving skills;
  • equip learners with both theoretical and practical skills in scientific and technological fields;
  • contribute positively to the welfare of humanity and human advancement;
  • Stimulate learners' intellectual growth.