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Angela Okune, S. Adebowale, E. Gray, A. Mumo, and R. Oniang'o. "Discussion on Open Access (in Africa)," [Transcript], 2020, Research Data Share.

Discussion on Open Access in Africa

March 31, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Nairobi

Participants (listed alphabetically):

Government of the Republic of Kenya. (2008). Kenya Vision 2030 (The Popular Version). Government of the Republic of Kenya.

AO: This is the Kenya Vision 2030 document launched in 2008 (and republished as the "popular version") in 2018 on the Vision 2030 website (https://vision2030.go.ke/). The document outlines the long-term development blueprint for the country.Read more

Transcript: 191121_001 Being Researched in Kibera

Transcript from Focus Group Discussion

November 21, 2019

10:35 AM – 11:50 AM

Location: Social Hall in Kibera

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Nation Article: "Do Health Ministry Figures on Covid-19 Really Add Up?"

This news article published in the Nation online highlighted questions that we have discussed amongst some members of the RDS group regarding the accuracy of the official COVID-19 statistics in the country. Most noticably, how can the number of new cases exceed that of the total cumulative cases...Read more

Research Data Share Survey Results - Nov 2020

The Research Data KE Working Group invited practitioners and scholars from all walks of life to participate in a 15-minute survey to better understand the issues of concern for Nairobi scholars regarding research data. The survey was made public for about a month from October through early...Read more

A swirl of contextual events in/on/related to Kenyan (tech) research

  • 1884-85: Berlin Conference where European imperialist powers met to “regulate the ‘scramble’ for Africa
  • 1888: Imperial British East Africa Company given a royal charter to administer the area allocated to Britain
  • 1890: The British
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Transcript: 191029_001 Being Researched in Kibera

Transcript from Focus Group Discussion

October 29, 2019

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Location: Social Hall in Kibera

Participants: 3 men and 2 women who reside in Kibera and have regularly participated (as both subjects and also enumerators) in various research projects; 1...Read more

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