Strengthening the capacity of East African universities to train PhD and post-doctoral academics in areas such as human nutritional sciences, agriculture, technology, engineering and mathematics is urgently needed to develop local scientific capacity and help the region to achieve its development goals.
- In 1988 at the age of 34, he was named director of the same festival, and in his final year as head of the NYFF in 2012, he was on the committee that selected the Kenyan film Nairobi Half-Life for showing
- After retiring as NYFF director, Pena joined New York’s Columbia University as a professor of film studies.
Gone are the days when you could predict the next course of action along the dominant ideologies.
For more than 50 years, the works of economist John Maynard Keynes dominated capitalist governments.
Global Education Connection (GEC) Chinese Students Visit to Nairobi Center in an initiative that seeks to connect the world by conducting research projects that are of relevant to US, Africa and China,
Teledentistry – short for telemedicine in dentistry – uses digital and telecommunication technology to support long-distance health care, patient and professional health education, public health and health administration. This emerging technology includes wand-like cameras lighter than electric toothbrush, along with videoconferencing and streaming media.
Failure of Education undermines the Arab world, Professor Safwan Masri reveals in Columbia Global Centers | Africa lecture
The event, held at Strathmore University’s business school, was the inaugural lecture in a series to be hosted by the Nairobi Center throughout 2014. Professor Masri’s distinguished academic career, including his current role as executive vice president for Global Centers and Global Development at Columbia University, provided the basis for his unique insight, shared with a packed hall of Kenyan university students, faculty, and Columbia University alumni and partners.
A joint team of students from Columbia and Princeton Universities attended a course in Nairobi at Columbia Global Centers | Africa as part of their Sustainable Development in Practice program. The course is designed to give the students a practical but broad-based understanding of sustainable development in East Africa.
At the Thinking Big Workshop held recently at the Nairobi Center, Manilal Premchand Chandaria shared the values his family instilled in him.
Moving the Agenda Forward for Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Research in Southern and Eastern African Countries
Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi, hosted “Moving the Agenda Forward for Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Research in Southern and Eastern Africa”, on July 8th – 9th, 2015 in Nairobi Kenya. Partners included:
A group of thirty key stakeholders from the education sector in Kenya gathered at the Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi to deliberate the future of education in areas plagued by insecurity and conflict.