30 January 2017 – TCC Trains DAAD Fellows in Kenya and Uganda

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30 January 2017


TCC Trains DAAD Fellows in Kenya and Uganda Training Centre in Communication (TCC) trained German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellows in Kenya and Uganda in Scientific Communication and Publishing on 9 -14 October and 13-18 November respectively. A total of 86 postgraduate fellows were training during this period.

DAAD’s objective was to build the capacity of the fellows by training them on disseminating research outputs to fellow scientists, through: Technical/Academic writing – Why and where to publish, what publishers looks for, Research process and Design, readiness for writing a research paper, Journal selection- impact factor journal and review process, Designing Scientific Posters, Access and use of E-Resources, Scientific Research Project Proposal Writing ,Oral Communication and presentation in Conferences and workshops, Networking and participating in Conferences and workshops and Data analysis for graphical presentation.

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Training Centre in Communication

The Training Centre in Communication (TCC) is a self-sustainable Trust created through private public partnership and has its headquarters at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. It is the first Centre in Africa that builds capacity in Science Communication for research institutes and universities, through training and guidance in implementation of communication strategy. TCC has successfully managed to build capacity in Science Communication in Western, Eastern and Southern Africa since 2004, before it was registered as a Trust and created a partnership with University of Nairobi in 2007. More information about Training Center in Communication can be accessed at www.tcc-africa.org.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

In Sub-Sahara Africa, DAAD is conducting a major in-country/in-region scholarship programme, supporting Master and PhD studies at selected top African Universities and research institutions with an annual intake of approximately three hundred students annually. The programme is tailored to develop capacity in the Eastern Africa region for both present and future teaching members of staff in the universities.

DAAD’s approach to staff development does not only rely on academic input offered by host institutions, but also aims to add extracurricular training modules so that students emerge as better equipped lecturers, scientists, researchers, future university managers and leaders.

For more information contact: Public Relations Office Training Centre in Communication Gecaga Institute Bldg., Chiromo Campus, University of Nairobi

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