• MY TCC Experience – Dr Alice Ojwang 15 September 2021

    How my postgraduate assignment led to the creation of the first Dietetics centre in Kenya Dr. Alice Achieng’ Ojwang is a nutritionist and dietician, and a lecturer at the Technical University of Kenya. She completed her PhD at the NorthWest University and Master’s Program in Nutrition and Dietetics at the Stellenbosch University in South Africa. […]

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  • TCC Africa joins #NISOPlus2022 Planning Committee 01 September 2021

    We are excited to announce that our  Executive Director Ms. Joy Owango has joined  the National Information  Standards  Organization  Conference(#NISOPlus2022) planning   committee. The  National Information  Standards  Organization, which, organizes #NISOPlus2022  is  a not-for-profit membership organization that identifies, develops, maintains, and publishes technical standards to manage information.

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  • Best Practices and Innovative Approaches to #PeerReview in Africa 23 August 2021

    Originated and established in a western context over decades, research assessment and quality assurance are commonly achieved through a practice called “peer review”. Typically, one to three scholars of a research discipline similar to the one described in a manuscript submitted to a journal for publication assess research rigor based on their personal experience and […]

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  • MY TCC Experience – Dr. Edwin Walong 09 August 2021

    Pathology is complex and effective communication has helped me pivot my research career. Dr. Edwin Oloo Walong is a Lecturer at the Anatomic Pathology Unit, Department of Human Pathology, School of Medicine, at the University of Nairobi. In addition to teaching and instruction, he provides clinical service as a pathologist in Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi […]

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  • My TCC Experience – Dr. Bongani Alphouse Nkala 30 July 2021

    How the TCC Africa training made me a mentor for South African early career researchers. Bongani Alphouse Nkala has a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Human Physiology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and serves as the Internship Manager and Senior lecturer at Eduvos, formerly known as Pearson Institute of Higher Education, Midrand campus. Dr. Nkala […]

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  • My TCC Experience – Dr. Steve Wandiga 14 July 2021

    A research career is a journey and you have to be adaptable as possible Dr. Steve Wandiga, PhD, is a TCC Africa 2013 trainee and is an Assistant Principal Research Scientist at the Kenya Medical Research Institute, based at the Center for Global Health Research in Kisumu. He has been working with KEMRI since 2004 […]

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