New members of Maasai Mara University council visited the university.
The new Chairman of the Maasai Mara University Council Dr. Samuel Ochola
The new Chairman of the Maasai Mara University Council Dr Samuel Ochola is taken on a familiarization tour of the University by the Vice – Chancellor Maasai Mara University Prof. Mary Walingo.
German Engineers at Integrated Renewable Energy Technology Research Centre
The German Engineers without Borders at Maasai Mara University to do a presentation on the proposed project Collaboration: Integrated Renewable Energy Technology Research Centre: An Educational and Knowledge Transfer Green Climate Hub at Maasai Mara University, Kenya.
They met with the Vice Chancellor and were hosted by the Center for Innovation New and Renewable Energy and Project Team of experts led by the Centre Director, Dr. Aloys Mosima Osano, the Lead proposed Project Leader from Maasai Mara University.
The Engineers were representing the German collaborative partners in this project: Otto Von Guericke University, Martin Luther University, Germany Biomass Research Center and Germany Biogas Association.
Maasai Mara University confers honorary degree to Prof Ogot at his rural home
Maasai Mara University Vice Chancellor, Prof Walingo said the decision to take the certificate to Ogot at his doorstep was arrived at by the council to honour the professor for fighting hard to set up the former constituent college of Moi university.
The ceremony was witnessed by former University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor, Prof George Magoha, who described Ogot as an unparalleled academician. Also in attendance was Maseno University Vice Chancellor Julius Nyabundi. Egerton and Moi University Vice Chancellors sent representatives.
More than 20 university professors — all dressed in flowing academic gowns, descended on Prof Ogot’s home, to witness Maasai Mara University in Narok County award him a honorary degree. Read More about the story(Source Standard)
Visiting Professors from South Africa
Professor Makwena Justice - Vaal University of Technology and Professor Nasipho Moloto - University of Witwatersrand are visisting Maasai Mara University this week. They will stay in MMU till 10th Feb 2017. The purpose of the visit is to explore the possibilities of scienticfic collaboration among the institutions, possibilities of staff and students exchange, joint research programmes and many more. Under the guidance of professor Oyaro(Dean of SS&IT):- Dr. Wesley Omwoyo and his team members are assisting and working on the process. There will be a special session for the students on wednessday morning (8th Feb 2017) starting 8'Oclock at the university's main hall.
Commission for University Education(CUE) visited Maasai Mara University
The Members of the Commission for University Education(CUE) visited Maasai Mara University from 1st Feb 2017 to 2nd Feb 2017. In this image, University Vice Chancerlor and other Management members ( Prof. Obere, Prof. Oyaro, Prof Thuo, Dr. Oteno, Dr. Choge, Prof. Edward, Dr. James, etc) with Members of CUE.
Workshop at Maasai Mara University on mobilization and awareness creation of scientists
A team led by Dr. Eric Mwangi from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Kenya conducted a one-day workshop at Maasai Mara University on mobilization and awareness creation of scientists on the upcoming EU’s funding schemes on Horizon 2020 and the African-European ERA-NET Co-Fund (LEAP-Agri) calls for proposals. LEAP-Agri is an African Union-European Union partnership between 30 partners aimed at research and innovation for food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture. The partnership is an ERA-NET co-fund financed by institutes and ministries from these countries with additional finances from the European Commission in support of the EU-Africa high level Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation and the implementation of the jointly funded EU-Africa Research and Innovation Partnership. The focus of the workshop was on mobilization of the University staff to develop competitive proposals specifically on food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture.
Thereafter, the team visited the African Medicinal Botanical Garden to see the innovative developments being made by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) under the guidance of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mary K. Walingo. Also present was the Director of The Institute for Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicines, Prof. Dr. Wycliffe Wanzala.