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Welcome to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology

Messege from Vice Chancellor

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) is a centre of excellence in training, research and community outreach services offering practical and market oriented courses.

The University is a premier institution of higher learning offering relevant and quality market driven academic programmes for steering Socio-economic development. The University is strategically located at the quiet serene beaches of Lake Victoria and focuses on the development of Kenya’s cultural heritage through the utilization of the vast natural resources for academic advancement and research purposes premised on improving the socio-economic status of communities.

Prof. Stephen G. Agong’, PHD, FAAS - Vice Chancellor

 

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 5TH GRADUATION CEREMONY

1.0 GRADUATION DATE

JaramogiOgingaOdinga University of Science and Technology wishes to inform ALL candidates who qualified for the conferment of various degrees and award of diplomas and certificates of JaramogiOgingaOdinga University of Science and Technology in the Academic year 2016/2017 that the Graduation Ceremony will take place on Friday23rd March 2018 starting at 8.00am at the Main Campus, Bondo.

2.0 CONFIRMATION FOR GRADUATION

It is the responsibility of each graduand to confirm his/her examination results and the accuracy and order of names from their respective Dean’s Offices. Prospective graduands are also advised to clear any fee arrears or charges. Those who will not have met all the requirements for graduation will not be included in the graduation list. Correction of names should be done to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. latest by 27th February, 2017.

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Open Day

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology have organized its 1st Open Day to share and show case its products and services to stakeholders including Schools, Local Community, County Governments and Industry among others.  The Event will take place at JOOUST’s main campus in Bondo and its satellite campus in Kisumu, Kisii and Nambale between 22nd and 23rd February, 2018.

This is therefore to invite all JOOUST staff and Students to participate in this great event.

Come one come all.

JOOUST Reaches out to Secondary Schools

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology through her division of Research, Innovation and Outreach has reached out to over 10 secondary schools in Tongaren Constituency Bungoma County.

In a well-organized career talk day at St. Peters Ndalu Secondary School in Ndalu Division, JOOUST dons led by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Research Innovation and Outreach (RIO) Prof. Benson Estambale, had the opportunity to talk to over 3,000 form four students selected from ten schools within Tongaren Constituency. This move is aimed at guiding students in selection of their career subjects that would help them persue their preferred careers in life.

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Library Of The Year Awards (Maktaba Awards)

The University Library participated in the 2017 Library of the year Awards (Maktaba Awards) and emerged position three (3 )out of the twenty (20) Public and Private Universities that participated in the Public and Private Universities’ categories.

DVC, AA receiving the awarded University of the year Trophy

The University Library participated in the 2017 Library of the year Awards (Maktaba Awards) and emerged position three (3 )out of the twenty (20) Public and Private Universities that participated in the Public and Private Universities’ categories.

JaramogiOgingaOdinga University of Science and Technology Library was awarded with the following;

A trophy

A cash prize of kshs. 25,000 (60% in the form of books and 40% in form of a cheque)

200 books of choice from Book Aid International;

One (1) Longman Grammar of Spoken and Written English;

One (1) History of the World in Maps: The Rise and Fall of Empires, Countries and Cities;

.  A certificate of Excellence

A certificate of participation.

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The Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Group Linkage Research Team

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Group Linkage research team paid a courtesy call to JaramogiOgingaOdinga University of Science and Technology on 8th December 2017. They were cordially welcomed by Prof. Joseph Bosire, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs).

The research team has established a research center at JaramogiOgingaOdinga University of Science and Technology that will deal with environmental health of Lake Victoria and other water reservoirs in Africa using lessons learned from Germany and China. The first allotment of research instruments, apparatus and basic research apparatus have arrived in Kenya and will be commissioned soon. These research instruments and apparatus are a donation to JOOUST.

 

 

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NATIONAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2017/2018 FINANCIAL YEAR THE 2ND COMPETITIVE GRANTS FOR POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH TRAINING

THE 2ND COMPETITIVE GRANTS FOR POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH TRAINING

National Research Fund (NRF) is pleased to announce the 2nd National Research Call for Proposals for Postgraduate Research. The call is in line with NRF strategic response to the national goals articulated in Vision 2030 to develop a highly skilled, globally competitive human resource. NRF as established by Science Technology and Innovation Act No. 28 of
2013, is equally mandated to facilitate research for the advancement of Science, Technology and Innovation for National Development.

Support for postgraduate students is one of key strategic funding programmes NRF is contributing towards human capital development to generate adequate skilled human resource. It is envisaged this programme will significantly contribute in generating a critical mass of technical and skilled manpower, new knowledge and innovations that will culminate into effective interventions for socio-economic development.

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NATIONAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2017/2018 FINANCIAL YEAR

NATIONAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2017/2018 FINANCIAL YEAR

The National Research Fund (NRF) is a statutory body established by Science Technology and Innovation Act No. 28 of 2013. The Fund is mandated to facilitate research for the advancement of Science, Technology and Innovation (ST&I) for National Development.

NRF is pleased to announce the National Call for Research Concept Notes. The call is a strategic response to promote multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary research among national innovation delivery agencies to increase investments in research and experimental development to address societal challenges and catalyze socio-economic growth.

Multi-disciplinary and Multi-institution research teams from both public and private institutions are invited to submit Concept Notes for consideration. Proposed projects should clearly demonstrate strategies of how to address varied challenges facing the society. The objectives of submitted concept notes must be in line with national priorities expounded in the Vision 2030 with more emphasis on research which will contribute new knowledge applicable to either Universal Health Care, Food and Nutrition Security, Affordable Housing as well as Industrialization, Manufacturing and Agro-processing; the Research should also address issues under Sustainable Development Goals as well as the Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA 2024) which is the blueprint for Africa’s long term Agenda 2063.

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Joint ACE I and ACE II meeting Press Release

Africa Centers of Excellence meet to discuss investment in skilling graduates, research andquality ofScience and Technology education in Africa

Accra, November 07, 2017 - A joint workshop for the Africa Centers of Excellence (ACE) from ACE I and ACE II is underway in Accra, Ghana, from 7-10th November, 2017. The 22 Centers of Excellence from West and Central Africa and 24 Centers from Eastern and Southern Africa are meeting for the first time to learn from peers, and share knowledge, experiences and success stories. It’s an opportunity for the 46 centers to review their progress, deliberate on the challenges and collectively come up with solutions. The workshop was officially opened by the Minister of Education, Republic of Ghana, Hon.Dr. Matthew OpokuPrempeh.

Hon. Opokusaid theCenters should be“models to drive changes that will entrench Higher Education Institutions as principal producers of knowledge that directly impact on socio-economic development,” he said.“This after all,” he added,“is what the mission of Higher Education institutions must be about.”

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EXAM NOTICE

TO: ALL CONTINUING STUDENTS


Kindly check your results from the University website www.jooust.ac.ke. Those with retakes should collect the RETAKE LETTERS from the Registrar, Academic Affairs on or before 28/09/2017.
Note that students with RETAKES shall not proceed to the next year of study.
COSTS

  1. RETAKE – Kshs. 6,800/- per unit
  2. RESIT – Kshs. 300/- per unit

Note:
Students with RETAKES who proceed to the next year of study against this advice shall face serious disciplinary measures.

Dr. Walter Akuno
REGISTRAR (ACADEMIC AFFAIRS)

Latest Researches and Projects

S/N Project Title Principal Investigator Funding Organization
The Ground water 2013: Sustaining Groundwater safety in Peri-urban areas Dr. Lorna Grace Okotto Natural Environment Research Council; Economic & Social Research Council and DFID
2 Retention and Sustainability of Community Health Workers in Improving Community Case Management of Malaria Prof. Yaw Afrane World Health Organization
3 Enhancing Production, Value Addition and Marketing of Indigenous Vegetables (cowpea, spider plant, nightshades, amaranth, pumkin), French Beans and Mushrooms among Smallholders Farmers in Kenya. Dr. Darius AndikaOtiato KAPAP Competitive Grant System (KAPAP-CGS)
4 Improving Livelihoods among Small scale farmers in East Africa through improved Horticulture Production Dr. Darius AndikaOtiato German Government
5 Wealth creation and climate change mitigation through AIVS production in Western Kenya among small scale farmers Dr. Darius AndikaOtiato National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
6 Early Warning Systems for Improved Human Health and Resilience to Climate-sensitive Vector-borne Diseases in Kenya Prof. Benson Estambale World Health Organization
7 Combating Poverty and Building Democracy through the Co-production of Participatory Waste Management Services. The Case of Kisumu, Kenya. Dr. Michael Oloko Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICDL)
8 Improvement and Conservation of Sunrise Springs water Quality and Quantity for Sustainable Domestic and Irrigated Soya Bean-based Cropping System in Western Kenya. Prof. George Ouma National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
9 Characterization, Chemical and Microbial Analysis of SennaDidymobotyra in Kenya.  Prof. Beatrice Anyango National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
10 Pamoja Project: Aid is working. Tell the World. Dr. Charles Oduke Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
11 Analysis of the Level of Chemical Contaminants in Portable Water Sources in Rarieda and Bondo Regions, Siaya County.  Mr. EnosWambu JOOUST
12 Unravelling the Anti malarial Agents from ErythrinaAbyssinicaLornchcarpusEriocalyxand AlysicarpusOvalifoliusa Dr. Regina Nyunja National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
13  Establishment of Regional  Special Needs Assessment Laboratory at JOOUST Mr. Walter Akuno National Council for Persons with Disabilities
14  Equipping of Special Needs Laboratory  Mr. WanyeraSamwel National Council for Persons with Disabilities
15 Community-based Seed Multiplication and Dissemination of Sorghum Seed Systems Technology in the Lake Victoria Basin. Mr. Walter Akuno Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agro-Business Project
16 Screening of Avocado Rootstocks for Tolerance to Salinity, Water Logging and Diseases for Food Security and Income Generation Prof. George Ouma National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
17 Improving Production, Processing and Marketing of three Priority Indigenous Vegetables in Western Kenya Dr. Darius Andika Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agro-Business Project (KAPAP)
18  Genetic Diversity, Chemical Composition and anti-microbial Properties of SENNA DIDYMOBOTYRA (FRESEN) H.S. IRWIN & BARNEBY) PascalineCheruto National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
19 Addressing Drinking Water Quality Challenges in Developing Countries- Case Study of Lake Victoria Basin. Prof. S. Wandiga and Prof. Anthony Rodgrigues USAID
20 Mainstreaming of HIV and AIDS at the University Mr. Akuno Walter NACC
21 Kisumu Local Interaction Platform   Mistra Urban Futures; Sweden
22 Developing Capacity of Local Communities for Sustainable Commercial Aquaculture Lake and Seas Resources Co. and JOOUST  
23  Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable use of Water Hyacinth in the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya Prof. Anthony Rodrigues National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
24 Anti malarial and Anti Microbial Activities of Lornchcarpus and Alsycarpus Dr. Regina Nyunja National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation

Research Partners

    1. National Council for Science and Technology (NCST)
       http://www.ncst.go.ke

    2. FAO - Hortivar
       http://www.fao.org/hortivar/

    3. University of Nairobi
       http://ict.uonbi.ac.ke

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