CONFERENCE ON THE UKRAINE CRISIS: RESPONSES FROM THE EUROPEAN HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH SECTORS

Posted on September 21, 2022September 21, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on CONFERENCE ON THE UKRAINE CRISIS: RESPONSES FROM THE EUROPEAN HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH SECTORS

This report includes seven key recommendations for the international community to better support science systems affected by conflict. On 15 June 2022 the ISC and partners – All European Academies (ALLEA), Kristiania University College, and Science for Ukraine – co-hosted the ‘Conference on the Ukraine Crisis: Responses from the European Higher Education and Research Sectors’. The report of the conference, which was published on 31 August 2022, includes important lessons and recommendations on how to support the science sector in … Continue reading “CONFERENCE ON THE UKRAINE CRISIS: RESPONSES FROM THE EUROPEAN HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH SECTORS”

2ND JOINT ANNUAL RESEARCH ETHICS CONFERENCE

Posted on September 20, 2022September 27, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on 2ND JOINT ANNUAL RESEARCH ETHICS CONFERENCE

Daystar University and the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) will host the 2nd Joint Annual Research Ethics Conference from September 28-30, 2022. This year’s conference is themed: Strengthening Research Ethics in the Global South. It wil take place at Daystar University Nairobi Campus. The conference will be blended (Online and Physical). CONFERENCE POSTER PROGRAMME AND BOOK OF ABSTRACTS

DG NACOSTI INVITED AS FIRST SPEAKER IN KEFRI PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES

Posted on September 12, 2022September 12, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on DG NACOSTI INVITED AS FIRST SPEAKER IN KEFRI PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES

Prof. Walter O. Oyawa, Director General of the National Commission for Science, Technology, and Innovation (NACOSTI), will give a lecture on the visibility and impact of research vis a vis research funding the at the KEFRI Auditorium on Thursday, September 15th, 2022, starting at 11.00 a.m. Participants can also attend the lecture virtually by registering through the following link: https://kefri-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkdO2oqT4sHdQgJm57ELVOcsxcVgQcWQXN. The public lecture series has been organized by the Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI).

INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS, UK PAYS COURTESY CALL ON DG NACOSTI

Posted on September 10, 2022September 22, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS, UK PAYS COURTESY CALL ON DG NACOSTI

From left, Dr. David Njubi, Ag. Director Scheduled Sciences-NACOSTI, Rachel Youngman, Deputy Chief Executive, Institute of Physics-UK, Ms.Evelyn Mbaabu, Principal Analyst Humanities and Social Sciences-NACOSTI, Dominic Hurley, Head of International Relations, Institute of Physics-UK, Prof. Walter Oyawa, Director General-NACOSTI. The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) was honored to host Madam Rachel Youngman, the Deputy Chief Executive and Mr. Dominic Hurley, the Head of International Relations of the Institute of Physics, UK on Thursday 8th of September 2022. … Continue reading “INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS, UK PAYS COURTESY CALL ON DG NACOSTI”

REGIONAL WORKSHOP FOR FUTURE WOMEN LEADERS IN NUCLEAR IN AFRICA

Posted on July 27, 2022July 27, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on REGIONAL WORKSHOP FOR FUTURE WOMEN LEADERS IN NUCLEAR IN AFRICA

Kenya is privileged to host the Regional Workshop for Future Women Leaders in Nuclear in Africa, 26 July 2022 – 28 July 2022 in Mombasa, Kenya. The objectives of the ongoing Women in Nuclear workshop is to support talents of women in nuclear science & technology; identify & strengthen roles of female scientists in Africa; enhance awareness about role of IAEA Technical Cooperation Programme in socio-economic development.

OVER 100 RWANDANS SET TO GRADUATE IN NUCLEAR SCIENCE

Posted on July 19, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on OVER 100 RWANDANS SET TO GRADUATE IN NUCLEAR SCIENCE

Minister for Infrastructure Ernest Nsabimana speaks to the media after a meeting on Nuclear Science and Technology in Kigali on July 18. Photo: Courtesy. A total of 100 Rwandans are next month expected to graduate with different levels in the industry of nuclear science and technology in what is seen as a major boost for the industry that is new in Rwanda. The studies include everything from radiation oncologists, medical physics, radiation therapy technologists, nurses as well as the economics … Continue reading “OVER 100 RWANDANS SET TO GRADUATE IN NUCLEAR SCIENCE”

NACOSTI BECOMES A MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE COUNCIL

Posted on July 19, 2022July 22, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on NACOSTI BECOMES A MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE COUNCIL

Welcome to the International Science Council, the lobal voice for science. Together we will advance science as a lobal public good. The ISC is the only international NGO bringing together over 200 international natural and The International Science Council (ISC) is a non-governmental organization with a unique global membership that brings together 40 international scientific Unions and Associations and over 140 national and regional scientific organizations including Academies and Research Councils

NACOSTI ACCEPTED AS A MEMBER OF ISC

Posted on July 14, 2022July 14, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on NACOSTI ACCEPTED AS A MEMBER OF ISC

National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) is now a member of the International Science Council (ISC) following recommendation from the Kenya National Academy of Sciences (KNAS). The ISC is the only international NGO bringing together over 200 international natural and social science unions and associations as well as national and regional scientific organizations including academies, research councils, institutes and foundations. As a member organization of the ISC, NACOSTI has full voting and nominating rights and will be able … Continue reading “NACOSTI ACCEPTED AS A MEMBER OF ISC”

HLPF SIDE EVENT, IYBSSD LAUNCH, ESOF AND CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS

Posted on July 8, 2022Categories Latest News   Leave a comment on HLPF SIDE EVENT, IYBSSD LAUNCH, ESOF AND CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS

ISC is delighted to share this weekly update highlighting the ISC events including a Scientific and Technological Community Major Group side event at the 2022 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), the Opening Ceremony of the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD) as well as additional events and calls for nominations. Please also note, a gentle reminder for Members to participate in the statutory approval of the 2021 accounts: https://council.science/members/approval-of-the-2021-isc-audited-accounts/ (Password:  Accounts2021% ) by 31 July 2022. Events happening this week … Continue reading “HLPF SIDE EVENT, IYBSSD LAUNCH, ESOF AND CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS”