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

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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

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Ethics Review Workshop

 

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The Directorate of Research, Grants and Endowments conducted a two-day training workshop on Research Ethics at Mount Kenya University Happy Valley Graduation Pavilion on 7th and 8th April, 2016. Members of MKU Ethics Research Committee (ERC), Campus and Schools’ Research Coordinators attended the workshop facilitated by Ms. Caroline Kithinji, Certified IRB Professional (CIP) and KEMRI Ethics Review Committee member and Mrs. Hellen Malechi, a lecturer at Daystar University. During this two-day training workshop, participants were trained on ethics review of research protocol and proposals. The following topics were covered:  

  1. Role and responsibility of Stakeholders in the Research Enterprise
  1. Background and importance of Health Research Ethics
  2. Risk/Benefit Analysis of Research Protocols
  3. Review of Research Proposals/Protocols
  4. Dissemination of Research Findings
  5. Informed Consent