Posts Results for tag: research

IST-Africa Research Conference

IST-Africa 2016 (11 – 13 May, South Africa) is the eleventh in an annual series of Ministerial level Technology Research Conferences, supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission. The 6th Annual IST-Africa Living Lab Thematic Working Group Meeting will take place on 10 May as a pre-conference event. IST-Africa provides a platform in […]

Reflections on Four Years of Conducting Tech Research

Reposted from iHub By Angela Okune As the research arm of iHub — Nairobi’s leading innovation space for the technology community — we pride ourselves on surfacing information for the improvement of decision making by technology stakeholders. Four years in, we’ve learned plenty, both on opportunities as well as barriers to generating truly “impactful” research. […]

Open Science and Development: The Importance of Cross-Disciplinary Learning

This post is Part 1 of a blog series entitled “Intersections of Science and Development.” The series will look at the various nuances of development, as they relate to the emerging field of open science, and will attempt to draw out important learnings from both fields. If you are interested in writing a guest blog for this […]