TU-K VC to serve on ACU governing council
Prof Francis Aduol, the Vice-Chancellor of the Technical University of Kenya (TU-K), has been elected to join the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) as a Council member. The Council has 23 members who are vice-chancellors of ACU member universities from across the Commonwealth. They are usually elected by their peers within the ACU membership network. Others from Africa are: Prof Gabriel Ayum Teye of the University for Development Studies, Ghana; Prof Barnabas Nawangwe of Makerere University, Uganda; Prof Dhanjay Jhurry of University of Mauritius; Prof Wim de Villiers of... Full story on TU-K VC to serve on ACU governing council
TU-K Ranked 7th in Kenya
The Technical University of Kenya has been ranked number seven in Kenya in the latest world university ranking by Webometrics. In Africa, TU-K appears at number 144 while in the world it appears at number 3949 out of 12011 institutions that were ranked.Universities are ranked under “Presence”, “Openness”, “Impact” and “Excellence” commonly known as research. In this category of Excellence, only 12 Kenyan universities were ranked as follows: UoN (1), Moi (2), JKUAT (3), KU (4), Egerton (5), Maseno (6), TU-K (7), Strathmore (8), Masinde Muliro (9), Kenya Forestry Research Institute (10),... Full story on TU-K Ranked 7th in Kenya
TU-K Research Team Wins Sh9.4m Facebook Grant
A team of researchers from the Technical University of Kenya has won a Sh9.4 million grant from Facebook to study cyber-bullying on Facebook among undergraduate students in Kenyan universities. The research project titled “Pixels hurt more than sticks and stones: confronting cyber-bullying on Facebook” was selected from 189 applications worldwide. The one-year project will investigate the nature, prevalence and effects of cyber-bullying on Facebook among undergraduate students in 16 public and 8 private universities in Kenya. Cyber-bullying is a form of harassment using electronic... Full story on TU-K Research Team Wins Sh9.4m Facebook Grant