Research done

  • Prevalence and determinants of the dual burden of malnutrition and lifestyle diseases among people living with disability in Nakuru County, Kenya funded by KU/VC grant/2015 (ongoing)
  • Resilience and economic growth in the arid lands (REGAL-IR) project –improving nutritional resilience in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASALS) funded by USAID/REGAL IR/ GAIN
  • Enhancement of the nutritional content of complementary foods through agricultural interventions in rural Kenya Funded by USAID/GAIN
  • Utilization of local foods to enhance nutrients adequacy among children aged 6-23 months. A case study of Central Kenya using Optifood analysis. Ongoing
  • Opportunities and Limitations of Using Food Composition Tables in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics in Kenya; Experience of Nutritionists
  • Expressing breast milk; opportunities and constraint among working lactating mothers in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Prevalence and determinants of exclusive breast feeding in Nyeri County, Kenya
  • Food security and nutrition trends in Kenya. A meta-analysis of arid and semi-arid areas in Kenya. Ongoing
  • Resilience and economic growth in the arid lands (REGAL-IR) project –improving nutritional resilience in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASALS). Ethnographic and Optifood study on complementary feeding among Children 6-23 Months in ASAL Kenya (USAID / GAIN / Kenyatta University)
  • Strategic management practices and performance of large dairy firms in Kenya” (MBA research).
  • Efficacy of Dried Amaranth Leaves on Micronutrient Status of Children Under Five Years in Kajiado County, Kenya ( PhD Research)
  • Thesis on “Dietary Practices, Health and Nutrition Status of HIV/AIDS Infected Pre-School Children in Kibera Slum, Nairobi (Msc research)
  • Food security and nutritional status of children under-five in households affected by HIV and AIDS in Kiandutu informal settlement, Kiambu County, Kenya
    Workshops
  1. E-Learning Training Workshop by ELEFANS at Makerere University Uganda 2015.
  2. Use of Optifood and Propan tools- Geneva, Switzerland, 2014
  3. Contribution of neglected and underutilized species (NUS) of plants to food security, income generation, better nutrition and climate change resilience - Nairobi University, Kenya
  4. Ethnographic and Optifood workshop on complementary feeding among Children 6-23 Months in ASAL Kenya (USAID / GAIN) - Nairobi University, Kenya
  5. Food and nutrition in children- department of Paediatrics, Kenyatta University
  6. Training of trainers course on use of smart board in teaching - Kenyatta University
  7. Use of GIS in nutrition survey - Nairobi University, Kenya
  8. Climate change, food security, disaster reduction and resilience - Nairobi University, Kenya
  9. Nutritional data management – Makerere University, Uganda
  10. SMART for ENA methodology - United Nations
  11. Child rights and protection course - United Nations
  12. Human Resource Management - United Nations
  13. Positive Deviance Hearth concept - World Vision Canada
  14. Disaster preparedness, response and mitigation - World Vision Kenya
  15. Nutrition management in HIV - Ministry of Health, Kenya
  16. Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) - Egerton University

Organising Conference/seminars

  • Member of organising committee - World under 18 athletics championship pre-games symposium to be held on July 2017 at Kenyatta University
  • Member of the organising committee for SUN Academia Network Symposium (2016) Held in Nairobi – Kenya in November, 2016
  • Coopted in the organising committee for FANUS conference (2015) in Arusha – Tanzania-participated as chair and rappoteur of sessions
  • Organised a workshop on Operational research as a guide to effective policy formulation and program design at national and county levels using innovative tools and methods: Sharing of Best Practices on 21st October 2014, at Silver Springs Hotel Nairobi; Funded by USAID
  • 2014 ,Chairman of organising commitee Optifood conference ,University of Nairobi
  • 2014,Chairman of organising commitee ,CSPRO conference, Kenyattta University

Ongoing Research
• Utilization of local foods to enhance nutrients adequacy among children aged 6-23 months. A case study of Central Kenya using Optifood analysis. Ongoing
• Food security and nutrition trends in Kenya. A meta-analysis of arid and semi-arid areas in Kenya. Ongoing
• Resilience and economic growth in the arid lands (REGAL-IR) project –improving nutritional resilience in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASALS). Ethnographic and Optifood study on complementary feeding among Children 6-23 Months in ASAL Kenya (USAID / GAIN / Kenyatta University)

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35th and 36th Graduation Ceremonies

The School has also realized an increase in the number of graduands of Master of Science candidates. During the 35th and 36th graduation ceremonies, a total of 13 candidates graduated.

35th Graduation Ceremony

The School of Applied Human Sciences graduated three (3) PhD candidates during the 35th Graduation Ceremony held on 20th December, 2013, and another four (4) during the 36th Graduation Ceremony.

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