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KENET conducts training on research infrastructure at CHS

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Date and time: 
Mon, 2016-09-26 14:11
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CHS, E-Learning Centre

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Production and Extension, Prof. Lucy Irungu gives her opening remarks at the beginning of the training.

University of Nairobi (UoN), College of Health Sciences (CHS) staff were trained on research infrastructure on 20th September, 2016 at the E-Learning Centre.

The training, which was conducted by Kenya Education Network, (KENET) in partnership with the University of Nairobi, Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Production and Extension (RPE) was aimed at sensitizing researchers at UoN on resources that are available to them at the institution.

Some of the issues that were tackled during the half-day forum were as listed below;

  • Access to high performance computing resources across the world,
  • Access to science grid gateways to run specialized scientific applications
  • Web and video conferencing facilities for teaching and research activities
  • Travel grants to attend regional and international conferences
  • Education Roaming (EduRoam) services for internet access worldwide
  • Virtual computing, storage, server co-location and hosting for research activities

A group photo of the participats who attended the training.

The event was graced by Prof. Lucy Irungu, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, RPE and attended by deans and directors of schools, chairmen of departments, and project principal investigators.

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