KENYAN RESEARCHERS SELECTED FOR THE 14TH HOPE MEETING WITH NOBEL LAUREATES ORGANIZED BY JSPS

Posted on December 7, 2022December 8, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on KENYAN RESEARCHERS SELECTED FOR THE 14TH HOPE MEETING WITH NOBEL LAUREATES ORGANIZED BY JSPS

Following invitation by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), NACOSTI as the sole national regulatory authority on science, technology, and innovation, successfully nominated Dr. Tabitha Amollo from Egerton University, Department of Physics and Nathan Okoth Oduor from University of Embu, Department of Soil Science, Water and Agricultural Resource Management/ Agriculture for the HOPE meeting. The two scholars will be attending the 14th HOPE Meeting with Nobel Laureates scheduled to be held from 27th February to 3rd  March, 2023 in … Continue reading “KENYAN RESEARCHERS SELECTED FOR THE 14TH HOPE MEETING WITH NOBEL LAUREATES ORGANIZED BY JSPS”

ISC APPOINTS NEW FELLOWS TO SUPPORT ITS MISSION TO BRING SCIENCE TO SOCIETY

Posted on December 6, 2022December 8, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on ISC APPOINTS NEW FELLOWS TO SUPPORT ITS MISSION TO BRING SCIENCE TO SOCIETY

The Fellowship is an honour awarded by ISC to those who champion science in and for society. Cape Town, 5 December 2022 – The International Science Council has today appointed 60 new ISC Fellows, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to promoting science as a global public good.  The Fellowship is the highest honour that can be conferred on an individual by the ISC. Joining the 66 Fellows that were appointed in June, it is anticipated that they will support ISC in its vital … Continue reading “ISC APPOINTS NEW FELLOWS TO SUPPORT ITS MISSION TO BRING SCIENCE TO SOCIETY”

AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE DAY 2022

Posted on December 5, 2022December 8, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE DAY 2022

Message of WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti On 31 August every year for the past two decades, we have marked African Traditional Medicine Day, to honour the integral role of traditional medicine in the health and welfare of generations of people on the continent. This year’s theme, “Two Decades of African Traditional Medicine Day: Progress Towards  Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Africa”, gives us the opportunity to reflect on the progress towards African traditional medicine being afforded … Continue reading “AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE DAY 2022”

SCIENTISTS AND SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS NEED TO PLAY A GREATER ROLE IN SCIENCE DIPLOMACY

Posted on December 3, 2022December 3, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on SCIENTISTS AND SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS NEED TO PLAY A GREATER ROLE IN SCIENCE DIPLOMACY

On World Science Day for Peace and Development, we share a recent article by ISC President Peter Gluckman on how science has been – and can continue to be – an important tool of global diplomacy. We live in perilous times, with informed commentary being dominated by pandemics, climate change, environmental degradation, collapse of the post–World War II rules-based system, growing nationalism, declining social cohesion, and disinformation. At the same time, progress on the Sustainable Development Goals has been inadequate … Continue reading “SCIENTISTS AND SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS NEED TO PLAY A GREATER ROLE IN SCIENCE DIPLOMACY”

CUTTING EDGE FRONTIER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Posted on November 27, 2022November 27, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on CUTTING EDGE FRONTIER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

MIT engineers design robots that can grow into bigger robots on their own. The team is aiming to design robots that can economically assemble almost anything including things much larger than themselves. In Short By India Today Web Desk: As the world moves from the human-dependent workforce to robotic hands, engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a unique robot that can self-assemble and build “almost anything.” The robots can help in constructing buildings, building vehicles, and … Continue reading “CUTTING EDGE FRONTIER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY”

JKUAT MARKS THE TWELFTH TECH EXPO

Posted on November 22, 2022November 22, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on JKUAT MARKS THE TWELFTH TECH EXPO

JKUAT Tech Expo, is an annual student-driven event incepted in 2009 that seeks to encourage and support students’ innovative ideas Nishati Safi, a solar-powered street food trolley, took that day as JKUAT staged its twelfth tech expo edition showcasing 21 innovations, November 17-18, 2022. The winning innovation seeks to harness solar energy as the power source to keep the food inside the trolley warm without harming the consumer, vendor or the environment. According to Khamisi Muniru, more than 2 million … Continue reading “JKUAT MARKS THE TWELFTH TECH EXPO”

KENYAN YOUTH WINS EA INNOVATION AWARD

Posted on November 12, 2022November 12, 2022Categories Uncategorized   Leave a comment on KENYAN YOUTH WINS EA INNOVATION AWARD

Presidential Innovation Awards Winner from Kenya Joseph Nguthuri being awarded his dummy cheque by the Vice President of Uganda Jessica Alupo during the EAC Regional Youth Innovation Forum. An Egerton University student has been awarded for his efforts in championing innovation. Joseph Nguthiru was selected to be part of the six top young innovators in the East African Region. This followed a competitive selection by a pool of eminent experts established by the East Africa Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO). … Continue reading “KENYAN YOUTH WINS EA INNOVATION AWARD”

KENYA’S RENOWNED YOUTH INNOVATOR TOPS IN PRESIDENTIAL INNOVATION AWARDS IN EAST AFRICA

Posted on November 10, 2022November 11, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on KENYA’S RENOWNED YOUTH INNOVATOR TOPS IN PRESIDENTIAL INNOVATION AWARDS IN EAST AFRICA

Presidential Innovation Awards Winner from Kenya, Mr. Joseph Nguthuri (far left) being awarded his dummy cheque by Her Excellency the Vice President of Uganda, Hon. Jessica Alupo (centre), assisted by the Chairman of EASTECO Governing Board/DG NACOSTI-Kenya, Prof. Walter Oyawa (far right). Also present were the Minister of ICT and National Guidance, Uganda, the Minister of Transport, Uganda, the Minister for Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Economic Planning. Kenya has demonstrated its prowess … Continue reading “KENYA’S RENOWNED YOUTH INNOVATOR TOPS IN PRESIDENTIAL INNOVATION AWARDS IN EAST AFRICA”

AFRICA PARTICIPATES IN THE iGEM 2022 Grand Jamboree

Posted on November 2, 2022November 2, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on AFRICA PARTICIPATES IN THE iGEM 2022 Grand Jamboree

Dr Benson Mburu represented the National Commission for Science Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) during the iGEM 2022 Grand Jamboree that took place from October 25 to October 29, 2022, at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, in Paris, France. The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) is a global synthetic biology competition that was initially aimed university students but has since expanded to include divisions for high school students, entrepreneurs, and community laboratories, as well as post-graduates and other researchers. Student teams are … Continue reading “AFRICA PARTICIPATES IN THE iGEM 2022 Grand Jamboree”

7 EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL RESHAPE EDUCATION IN 2022

Posted on November 2, 2022November 2, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on 7 EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL RESHAPE EDUCATION IN 2022

When you talk about the emerging technologies in our world today, you are most likely to see that the number practically appears endless. Technology has changed the way we see the world. With different kinds of unique technology appearing every year, we should not be surprised to see several parts of the world experiencing huge changes. Education is not an exception.  Education is an important part of every society. As a student, there are sometimes difficulties that can be experienced. Luckily, there are top tools … Continue reading “7 EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL RESHAPE EDUCATION IN 2022”