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The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Daniel Mugendi, awarding a Certificate of Recognition to Dr Mark Otieno, Winner of Researcher of the Year Award at a Ceremony Held at the University of Embu on 20th December 2022
Winners of the University of Embu 2022 Staff Awards with Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (ARE) during the annual team building event on 20th December 2022
The President of the Republic of Kenya, His Excellency Hon. Dr. William Ruto officially opened the University Administration Block on 4th December, 2022. (Click on the image to read more)
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University of Embu Don Wins Ksh 106 Million DFG Research Grant

Dr. Mark Otieno, a Senior Lecturer in Agroecology in the Department of Water and Agricultural Resource Management (WARM), University of Embu, has been awarded a research grant worth €779,392 by the German Research Foundation (DFG). This is equivalent to Kshs. 106 million. The research will investigate “The functional complementarity between Continue reading →

Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2022

Dr Mark Njogu Kimani from the Department of Physical Sciences and Dr Joshua Kiilu Muli from the Department of Biological Sciences have won the Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2022 of the University of Embu. Continue reading →

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