The Department of Chemistry organized for a five day workshop/seminar from November 14th-18th 2022 under the Theme: The Electrochemistry: Fundamentals and Applications in Sensing, Energy Production and Storage. This workshop was sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry/Pan African Chemistry Network.
This year, Kenya will be joining the Global Community in marking the 10th International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action (ILLPWA), between the 23rd and the 29th of October 2022 under the leadership of UNEP and the World Health Organization.
The focus this year’s is Enhancing Efforts Towards the Elimination of Lead Paints
The KNMRC based at the Department of Chemistry, University of Nairobi is hosting its 2nd Hands-on NMR training workshop from 4th-7th October 2022. KNMRC was established with the funding received from National Research Fund(NRF).
The training workshop is sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry/Pan African Chemistry Network(PACN) with the aim of enhancing the capabilities of Kenyan Scientists in NMR techniques. 12 participants from different universities & research institutions were selected from over 70 applications received.
The Department of Chemistry, University of Nairobi through the African Research Initiative for
Scientific Excellence (ARISE) Project is recruiting 2 M.Sc. students, 1 Ph. D student and a
laboratory technician as outlined below;
TWO(2) MSC PROJECTS IN CHEMISTRY
Following the successful 1st stakeholders engagement workshop: " Kenya Healthy Brain Project: Maternal, Child Environmental Health Research, Practice and Policy" that took place at Gracia Hotel in August 2019, Kilimani, Nairobi, the University of Washington in collaboration with the University of Nairobi organized its 2nd stakeholders Engagement workshop on 21st September 2022 at Gracia Gardens in Kilimani. The Theme of the workshop was "Clean Air and Maternal Child Health in Kenya."
The University of Nairobi, Department of Chemistry has signed an MOU with HACO industry that will see students from the Department gets industrial training.
Speaking during the ceremony, Haco industry Managing Director, Mr Peter Ndichu, stated that the first-of-its kind MOU will offer students with job exposure to complement the knowledge they get in class with a practical experience in the industry. "The students will be attached to various department at Haco for a period of between three months & six months to make them all round in the job market.
The Department of Chemistry will be hosting the virtual 3rd International Inorganic Chemistry Conference from 29-30th September 2022. Details are available in the Conference flyer herein attached. We welcome abstracts in any of the thematic areas. Deadline for submission is 31st August 2022.
Register in advance for the conference: