In Civil Engineering and Construction Industry, crushed stones are known as aggregates and are the basic materials in modern construction work. The current methods for crushing stones to produce aggregates are characterized by the use of large, expensive and centralised crushing plants, which are beyond the reach of small scale entrepreneurs. In addition, such centralized plants are often located too far away from the point of use of aggregates leading to prohibitively high cost of the same.
Our Master of Science student Ms. Mariana Wanza has been seconded to ICIPE where she will study the "Environmental Effects of the Inclusion of Insects Larvae in Chicken Feed."
This project is a collaboration between department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering with our sister department at JKUAT and ICIPE, represented by Dr. D. O. Mbuge, Dr. Mutwiwa and Dr. Tanga respectively
Background and Justification of the project Provide sufficient background information related to this innovation/invention indicating the most recent information from relevant literature and justifying the need to undertake the project Concrete mixing can be done, either manually, with the use of such simple tools as ashovel and board or wheel-barrow, or by use of a power-driven concrete mixer.
Students at the School were presented with an opportunity of becoming the Bic Art Master Africa during
the launch of the 2019 challenge. A team from Bic shared the details of the contest while gifting the students
with Bic products during their class interaction. The graphics students were particularly encouraged to take up
the challenge as this will give them a chance for global exposure with Bic Art Collection.
The contest encourages all ball pen artists across Africa to showcase their creativity while
University of Nairobi, Main Campus
The University of Nairobi has joined the bigwigs by being among the top 20 leading universities in the number of content generated from its website in the Webometrics ranking January 2017 edition. The University emerged position 11 in the Presence parameter out of 19, 403 universities.
On Saturday, November 19, 2016, the CAE students’ leaders were trained on essential leadership skills. The training, which took place at the University of Nairobi Tigoni Guest House, was conducted by trainers from People Strategy Results (PRIMO). The student leaders were accompanied by the acting Principal, Prof. Weke, the College Registrar, Mr. Mbali, the Assistant Dean of students, Ms. Lucy Jiomba and the student Counselor, Ms. Lucy Kamau.
Ms. Unelker Maoga, a 3rd-year student studying Environmental Science in the School of Biological Sciences, University of Nairobi has won the PHOTO and ESSAY contest organized by the U.S. Department of State’s Regional Environment Office for East Africa. The contest entailed encouraging people to share their experiences in terms of photos and essays on how climate change is impacting our lives and Oceans. With her moving essay entitled I Hear a Cry, she managed to beat over 200 contestants from Kenya.