DVC RIE to Host Three Major Events in the Last Quarter of 2019

The office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor Research Innovation and Enterprise (DVC RIE) will host three (3) major events in the last quarter of the year. This events are expected to be of interest to all academics and researchers. The first vent is expected to be one of the biggest research events in the country. This is the Second Edition of the University of Nairobi Research Week which shall be held from October 22-25, 2019. The Research Week shall feature a series of conferences, workshops and seminars across a broad array of disciplines. The event has 13 confirmed conferences and 2 seminars. For more details please visit http://uonresearch.org/researchweek2019/

In the second event, the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) will be in partnership with University of Nairobi. Together they will host an international conference and workshops on 18-20 November 2019 under the theme “Africa and the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Defining a Role for Research Universities”. Interested persons are invited to express their interest in making relevant presentations by sending abstracts of their planned presentations.

The ARUA 2019 conference aims to bring together international expertise from academia, government, industry, as well as from civil society to deliberate on the issues and pave the way for nurturing and supporting the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa. It will focus on how African universities can lead the way in the areas of teaching and research. How should universities prepare the student for the digital future? What research will support the production of goods and services in Africa in the new digital age? What relevant research will generate answers to questions about how to deal with the fall-out from the new revolution? For more details please visit https://uonresearch.org/current-events/2nd-biannual-african-research-universities-alliance-arua-international-conference-2019/

The last but certainly not least event is the 5th Annual East African Research and Management Association (EARIMA) Conference 2019.The Conference will be held at the University of Nairobi Towers. The theme of the Conference is “Promoting Governance and Leadership of Research and Innovation Management for Sustainable Development.” For more details please visit https://uonresearch.org/current-events/earima2019/