Kirinyaga University

Iso Lomso Call for Applications 2016

The Office of Deputy Principal ARSA informs CoDs, HoDs, staff and prospective postgraduate students that Iso Lomso Call for Applications 2016 has been uploaded on the KyUC website under the Postgraduate Scholarship Opportunities section. You are all advised to visit the platform to view, download the document and respond as appropriate.

This is a reminder for potential applicants of the Iso Lomso Fellowship programme (http://stias.ac.za/iso-lomso/) to apply before 25 May 2016

As previously indicated, STIAS, the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, will select three to five early career African scholars every year, who will each have the opportunity to spend periods of research residency at STIAS during a three-year attachment. Various additional support mechanism will contribute to a lasting impact in the academic careers of Iso Lomso Fellows.

KIRINYAGA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (KyUC) AWARDED KRA CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION FOR BEST TAX PAYER IN KIRINYAGA COUNTY

KyUC was on April 28, 2016 awarded a KRA certificate of recognition for being the best Tax Payer in Kirinyaga County. The event that was attended by KRA officials from Nyeri office namely; Omao G. J., - KRA Station Manager, Bett David – Programme Manager department of KRA, Ogendo Ayod – KRA Central Kenya Marketing Representative, Peter Mwangi – Regional Accountant KRA  and  KyUC officials namely; Peter Kagika - Finance Officer, John Kuria – Internal Auditor, Jacob Mugendi – Accounts Accountant and Caroline Gathungu Payroll Accountant.

4th Jan Scholarship Opportunities 2016

The Office of Deputy Principal ARSA informs CODs, HODs and all staff that Postgraduate 4th Jan Scholarship Opportunities 2016 have been uploaded on the KyUC website under the Postgraduate Scholarship Opportunities section. You are all advised to visit the Postgraduate 4th Jan Scholarship Opportunities 2016 page to view and download the document.

INASP online course: Copyright and Licensing of Research Publications

The Office of Deputy Principal ARSA informs CODs, HODs and all staff that INASP’s online course “Copyright and Licensing of Research Publications” has been uploaded on the KyUC website under the Other Learning Opportunities. You are all advised to visit the INASP’s online course “Copyright and Licensing of Research Publications” page to view and download the document.

Funding announcement: psychological treatments

Last week we opened our funding call for research into psychological therapies. Our hope is to find ways to make these more effective for more people. This year's PsyIMPACT call is specifically aimed at funding research on psychological interventions focused on the development or relapse of mental health conditions. Here are some of the key details about the programme: The funding amount: We’re providing up to £1 million in funding. Awards of between £50,000 - £300,000 will be granted, for 2 or 3 years respectively. Key dates: The funding call is open from now until the 1st of February 2016. What do we want to see from applicants? This award should be a stepping-stone towards clinical implementation, and applicants should demonstrate that they have considered the trajectory for getting the intervention into practice. Researchers from all disciplines are invited to apply. Where to find out more? If you are interested in finding out more, then additional information on the programme can be found here
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KyUC ATHLETICS TEAM SHINES AT THE KUSA CENTRAL ATHLETICS COMPETITION HELD AT EMBU UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

A team of 44 KyUC athletes participated at the KUSA-Central Athletics Competition held at Embu University College on November 14, through 15, 2015.

The KyUC team emerged position two overall at the events that also attracted South Eastern Kenya University, Embu University College, Dedan Kimathi University, Karatina University and Murang’a University College.

The Principal, the Deputy Principal ARSA and the entire KyUC family congratulate our team for this commendable performance.

Ms. Irene Muchira of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department wins Ph.D Scholarship

The Principal KyUC and the Deputy Principal ARSA wish to congratulate Ms. Irene Muchira, a tutorial fellow at the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering for winning the Africa Development Bank Scholarship to pursue “Doctor of Philosophy in Electronics & Instrumentation”. The three year fellowship tenable at Kenyatta University, Kenya is a significant achievement towards realization of optimal human resource capacity development for KyUC.

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