Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) has received funding from DANIDA to undertake research in Social Entrepreneurship and Grassroots Financial Innovations.
The project aims to develop theory at the intersection of social entrepreneurship, monetary theory and urban studies through qualitative and participatory methodologies. The project activities will be informed by the existing innovative social entrepreneurship and financial practices in the informal settlements of Kenya’s three major cities (Mombasa, Nairobi and Kisumu).
In addressing this research thematic area, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) wishes to recuit one postdoctoral candidate for research on governance and grassroots financial innovations for inclusive economic growth in informal settlements of Kenyan cities.
The successful candidate is expected to be actively involved in field studies, collecting, analysing and interpreting data on social entrepreneurship and financial monetary innovations; and how these innovations can contribute to social and economic development wihin an urban informal settlement.
Africa Center of Excellence for Climate Smart Agriculture and Biodiversity Conservation
Mbarara University of Science and Technology
Pharm-Biotechnology and Traditional Medicine Center(PHARMBIOTRAC)
Master of Science in Renewable Energy
Master of Science in Electrical Power Systems
Master of Science in Energy Economics
Application Deadline: June 14, 2019
Objectives of the Program
African Railway Center of Excellence (ARCE) is one of the African Center of Excellence II projects supported by the World Bank. Through this support from the WB, the center aspires to become sustainable regional hub for training and research in Railway Engineering and Management, capable of leading efforts to address priority development challenges and improve lives in South and Eastern Africa. The aim of the center is to strengthen railway professionals’ development through short-term training, MSc and PhD level education, and research in Ethiopia and the region at large.
To this effect, ARCE is offering scholarships to citizens in African countries to pursue MSc/PhD studies in Railway Engineering specializing in “Civil Infrastructure”, “Rolling Stock” and “Traction and Train Control” for the 2019/20 academic year.