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ABOUT THE DIRECTORATE
Welcome to the Directorate of Research Innovation and Technology (RIT) at Machakos University Kenya (www.mksu.ac.ke). The purpose of the directorate is to support researchers at Machakos University to conduct innovative and high-quality research that will support academic activities, generate income, enhance visibility of the university and offer solutions to societal problems for the benefit of society.
 
OUR MISSION
To be a Centre of excellence in research productivity
 
OUR VISION
To develop the research infrastructure in Machakos university and build the research capacity of her researchers
 
RESEARCH GRANTS (MACHAKOS UNIVERSITY GRANTS AS PER RESEARCH POLICY)
NATIONAL GRANTS
• National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation https://www.nacosti.go.ke/
• National Research Fund http://www.researchfund.go.ke/
• Kenya National Innovation http://www.innovationagency.go.ke/

 

OTHERS
• Newton-utafiti Funds http://www.newtonfund.ac.uk/
• Mobility East Africa Travel Grant: Call for Applications: Rolling Basis https://www.britishcouncil.org/east-africa-arts/apply-grants/mobility
• CRP – ICGEB Research Grant http://www.icgeb.org/research-grants.html
• Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science http://aphrc.org/archives/7813

 

INTERNATIONAL GRANTS
• The Norway Research funding
• International Foundation for Science http://www.ifs.se/
• International Development Research Centre https://www.idrc.ca/

 

RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS
INTERNATIONAL
• Stirling university: SNIPH & IMAQULATE project
o SNIPH: Development of Alternative Sustainable Fish Feeds to Promote Human Health Using Novel Non-conventional Indigenous Ingredients
o IMAQULATE: Evaluating costs and benefits of prophylactic health products and novel alternatives on smallholder aquaculture farmers in Asia and Africa

MOUS’
• Kituluni Youth Polytechnic
• Computer for schools Kenya
• Machakos level 5 hospital
• South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU)
• Seeding Labs
• Kenyatta University
• Machakos Agriculture Training Institute