2023 Intake Open University of Kenya
2023 Intake Open University of Kenya

Research

TVETs Int’l Conference unveils technological, innovative ways for sustainability

The event brings together experts, researchers, and thought leaders from around the world to explore the crucial role of science, technology, and innovation in driving sustainable development.  The government is also partnering with other countries...

How incentives and collaboration can revive research in Africa

Many researchers have found that African scholars face various challenges, including limited access to networking, curriculum gaps and knowledge of publication processes. General researchers also need to know who their work partner is in their...
Some associate it with superstition, but it is an automatic body response to anxiety and related fears before or during sexual intercourse. It is manageable and shouldn't be stigmatized. ILLUSTRATION/Courtesy.

Vaginismus: Causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Vaginismus occurs when the vagina automatically tightens up when you try to insert something into it. This can be painful and upsetting but can also be treated. The treatment can be focused on identifying, understanding...
Stress management strategies. Identifying stressors and strategizing on how to combat stress is essential. INFOGRAPHIC/PngTree.

Stressed? Here’s how you can navigate the ordeal

Most people are not mostly aware that they are stressed until the situation deepens.  Dr. Otieno warns that if stress is left unmanaged, it may lead to chronic phases and expose you to dangers.  Stress leaves...
From left Dr. Randa Grob-Zakhary, CEO of Education.org, Elyas Abdi, Director General Ministry of Education, and Kilemi Mwiria, Managing Director Education.org Africa. The three were addressing the media in a launch meeting of the International Working Group in Nairobi. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Evidence-based policies expected as MoE partners with global initiative

The initiative is expected to avail information to avert a crisis in education, aid in policy development, and transform the teaching practice in Kenya. Sustainable Development Goal 4 seeks to ensure access to quality education...
With the disruption caused by the internet and technology in current era, Gen Z are becoming choosy and sensitive on the kind of content they consume. PHOTO/Freepik.

Media Dynamics: What Gen Z can and can’t consume

Over time, technology has caused unimaginable disruption for media. Just a small portion of Gen Z relies on texts and blogs. Simplicity of payment options key for ease of content buying and subscriptions. Technology has changed...
From left: Dr. Peter Mose, Prof. John Akama, Dr. Evans Mecha, Mzee Peter Getenga, Dr. Peter Otieno, Prof. Nicolas Makana, Dr. Marion Onyambu and Dr. Prisca Tanui hold their two books and a dictionary during the launch on May 31, 2023 at Kisii University. PHOTO/Boaz Khuteka, Scholar Media Africa.

Language and Research: Jubilation as scholars launch books, dictionary

An Ekegusii dictionary and two more books were launched. One of the books examines gender rights with respect to land access and ownership in the post-colonial era in Kisii.  The authors address concerns like the production...
An e-poster of the event on alternative medicine. The summit delved into alternative approaches to medication, healthcare and wellness. E-POSTER/Courtesy.

Understanding alternative medicine, a rising global trend

Alternative medicine involves several therapies and practices that do not take the form of orthodox Western medicine. Connecting more with your loved ones improves your nervous system regulation. Parents using herbs on their children should seek...
Evelyn Gitau, Interim Director, African Population and Health Research Center. She says personalized medicine is efficient and effective in enhancing healthcare and well-being. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Personalized medicine, a promising catalyst for equitable health

It involves tailoring medications to specific personal needs. Encompasses harnessing advanced analytics, biomarker testing, and genetic sequencing. Advocacy for broader adoption in Kenya is needed. One size does not fit all in the realm of...
Kisii University Vice Chancellor Prof. John Akama (left), signing the MoU with Prof. Sarahjane Jones, a Professor of Healthcare Safety and Performance at Staffordshire University, UK, on Friday, March 24, 2023 at the VC's office. PHOTO/Everlyn Kimibei, KSU Media.

Kisii University’s partnership with Staffordshire University a deep dive into research

When we take the research to communities, the livelihoods of the community members is likely to improveDr. Samuel Mongare. The MoU is anticipated to assist Kisii University do better research on health-related matters. Event planned by...