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DOJMC/BRITISH ACADEMY SCHOLARS WRITING WORKSHOP

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (DOJMC), University of Nairobi in collaboration with the British Academy and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) held a Writing Workshop on July 11 and 12, 2022. The workshop brought together journal editors and experienced scholars to work together with ECRs in 'writing' and mentoring sessions tailored to support the latter in producing publishable journal articles.

Prof. David Blumenkrantz book donation to DOJMC

We wish to appreciate Prof. David Blumenkrantz of California State University, Northridge, USA for visiting the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (DOJMC), University of Nairobi to donate a total of eight (8) books documenting eight (8) years of living/working in Kenya and the general East Africa region (1987-1994). The title of the book is “Edges of Africa” to the Africa Council for Communication Education (ACCE)/DOJMC Library to the Chair of DOJMC, Dr.

Capacity Workshop of Youth Organizations in Mathare

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication held a capacity workshop of youth organizations in Mathare on July 7, 2022 at the Korean Corner, Education Building, Main Campus, University of Nairobi. Some of the topics that were covered included: Understanding Organizational Governance, Sound Organizational Management, Program Management, Human Resource and Membership and Financial Management. The Department continues to bridge the gap between academia and industry in empowering the local community using the research undertaken.

PCEA Gituamba Girls' Secondary School visit DOJMC

PCEA Gituamba Girls' Secondary School Journalism Club students being addressed by Dr. Silas Oriaso the Chairman, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (DOJMC), University of Nairobi after a tour of the department.

Below is a link for photos of the visit:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1PilpxkJ0sPGrk80xNVmiO1APFh-oV5Iu?usp=sharing

 

 

 

Dons courtesy call to Journalism and Mass Communication, UON

Chair, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (DoJMC), University of Nairobi Dr. Silas ORIASO (centre) sharing a light moment with Dr. Fred Kakooza (Right) and Dr. Marion Alina (Left) from the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Makarere University, Uganda. The Department (DoJMC) is in talks with Makerere University over possible collaborative engagements on Grant Research; Staff and Students Academic Exchange; Early and Mid- Career and Postdoctoral training and Sandwich degree programmes.

Impact Farm: A UoN Students’ Innovation Wins USD 1000

Impact Farm, an innovation by a team of UoN students from the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, emerges at the top of the EAC Digital Innovation event.

Impact Farm is an agricultural-oriented business aimed at providing cold storage solutions for farmers for as low as Ksh 50 daily to reduce post-harvest loss.