Registration is now open for the 2022 “Innovation Forum: Bridging Technologies and Market Needs,” which will be held virtually on February 25-26, 2022. It is sponsored by the Global Alliance for Rapid Diagnostics (GARD), a multi-disciplinary group of researchers and practitioners from around the world committed to improving global health by reducing the spread of infectious diseases through early diagnosis.
The Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education and Research Amb. Simon Nabukwesi, on Friday 4 February 2022 toured Egerton University’s Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness Management (CESAAM). The tour was part of the African Centres of Excellence (ACE) Steering Committee meeting chaired by the PS Amb. Nabukwesi at Main Campus in Njoro.
Egerton University’s Vice Chancellor Prof. Isaac Kibwage on 3 February 2022 hosted a team from the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) site assessment visit Committee and the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) for an assessment of the Main Campus to host the Regional Resource Centre (RRC). The team comprised of the Director General Dr Lawrence Banks and NACOSTI’s Director General Prof. Walter Oyawa.
This kickoff session will focus on preparing you for the emotional, social and economic aspects of the transition following graduation and will help you think through your different career stages and options, including employment opportunities, entrepreneurship, continuing study and post-internship opportunities.
Two-day Hybrid Conference (30th - 31st MAY, 2022). THEME: "Science Technology Parks & Areas of Innovation as Catalyst for Sustainable Grwoth in Africa"
Egerton University is mourning the demise of one of its distinguished scholars, Professor Peter L. Shalo. Prof. Shalo joined Egerton College in 1968 and grew through the ranks to become a full professor when the College became a fully-fledged university in 1986. Prof. Shalo, who was born in Kakamega County, Western Kenya. He was a lecturer and long-serving Chair of the Department of Dairy and Food Science Technology at the Faculty of Agriculture, Egerton University. The distinguished scholar was one of the founders of the Guildford Dairy Institute at Egerton University.
The Vice-Chancellor Prof Isaac Kibwage, on 1 March 2022, opened the sensitization workshop for universities, TVETs and Research Institutions in the Central Rift Valley Region on Intellectual Property (IP) at Main Campus in Njoro.
Egerton University, together with Maseno University and Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, signed an MoU with Kisii University to establish the East African Centre of Excellence in Health Education and Training (CEHET).
Two Egerton University students from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Joseph Nguthiru and Charles Kinyua, have been invited to present their award winning project at the World Engineering Day on March 4th this year.
Members of the Egerton University Engineering Students Association (EESA) recently completed the first phase of their pioneer Pavement Project near the Faculty of Law building, on the Njoro Campus. The project was initiated by the members under the leadership off their Chairman, Mr. Boaz Omunga Mauti, to help put to practice the skills they learn in class. This would help them realize one of the Club's objectives which is to equip its members with technical experiences in the engineering field. The project involved designing the pavements, welding the moulds and kerbs, and eventually laying down the slabs.
The Egerton University banner was flown high during the just concluded World Engineering Day Hackathon after a project by two of its students scooped third place globally. The virtual event was held on 4 March 2022. The final year students from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology presented their project dubbed Hyapak that had been shortlisted alongside nine other projects from across the world that had made it to the finals.
The livestock sector offers opportunity for many livestock producers in LMICs to improve their livelihoods (1). Under various scenarios (2), the demand for livestock-derived foods will continue to increase in these countries, offering market incentives to increase livestock production and productivity.
Egerton University, through the Division of Research and Extension is pleased to announce the 14th International Biennial Conference from Wednesday, 23rd toFriday, 25th March 2022.The conference brings together researchers, academics, students and other sector experts in various disciplines to a common forum, to share and exchange information, research outputs and products.
The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Isaac Kibwage, on 9 March 2022, addressed student representatives at Main Campus in Njoro to update them on the current status of the University. He said that the University Senate had considered their request to extend the semester by one week.
Are you an Egerton University Alumnus based in Nakuru City and it's environs? We have the pleasure to invite you to grace the EUAA Nakuru City Chapter Luncheon to be held on Saturday 26th March 2022 at Milele Resort, Milimani, starting from 10.30 a.m.
Egerton University received the best University Award at the recently concluded Kilimo Biashara Expo 2022 that was organized by Itrade Events and Poise Business Consulting Limited in partnership with the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO).
The Faculty of Agriculture was honored to host Dr Susan Wyche from Michigan State University (MSU) for a one-week visit to Egerton University that ran from 1 to 8 March 2022. Dr. Susan held a public lecture for staff and held a 3-day training workshop on “Considering Human-Centered Design (HCD) in Development Research” to students from diverse backgrounds including in Computer science, Agronomy and Engineering disciplines at CMRT building, Njoro Main Campus.
Egerton University will be the first institution of higher learning in the country to administer bar examinations outside Nairobi beginning 31 March 2022. This is according to the Council of Legal Education Chief Executive Officer Dr Wambua Kituku.
Whenever he is not in class or completing an academic assignment at Kenya’s Egerton University, Gabriel Kwendo is likely to be at Comrades Dairy, helping to make and package yoghurt or sell milk to customers.
International Women's Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is a time to reflect on progress made and to call for change. The day marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity through empowering women with a space to share their thoughts and ideas for a better world and to be part of global conversations and actions seeking to champion gender equality.
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