Welcome to KCAU Research, Innovation and Outreach Division

The Research, Innovation and Outreach Division at KCA University is a residence for distinguished and budding scholars in various fields ranging from natural sciences, humanities, economics, education, business, creative arts and information technology. We are committed to creating an outstanding climate of support for KCA University researchers and innovators to enable stellar research and innovation advances. We will achieve this by building a dynamic research and innovation culture which promotes ethical research conduct and the establishment of strong linkages, partnerships and collaborations locally and internationally.

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Research, Innovation and Incubation

Research and Innovation is one of our strategic pillars as a university. KCA University is considered to be a center of excellence in teaching and research. We wish to enhance this by providing facilities and support for innovative research and extension services.

Our Research Areas:

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    Education and Learning
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    Business, Governance and Entrepreneurship
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    Innovation and Technology
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    Natural Resources and Climate Action
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    Green Economy
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    Creative Economy
Our Research Areas
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Funding Opportunities

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Workshops & Conferences

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Resources

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Ethics, Support and Quality output.

Our Research Strengths

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    Goverment PartnersEarn official recognition for your work.
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    Private and Academic PartnersConnect with thousands of other learners.
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What They Say About Our Research Division?

  • Welcome to the Research, Innovation and Outreach Division at KCA University, a residence for distinguished and budding scholars in various fields ranging from natural sciences, humanities, economics, education, business, creative arts and information technology. We are committed to creating an outstanding climate of support for KCA University researchers and innovators to enable stellar research and innovation advances.

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    Dr. Christine Nanjala Simiyu
    Dean, RIO
  • Innovation is a mantra that cannot be wished away. In the academia, we are told “Publish or Perish” but accelerating economic development in this 21st Century, we must “Innovate or Perish” as a country. Therefore, Innovation is not only a way to go but a way of life for those who must keep up with the present world. Innovation has profound impact on societies, institutions, businesses and on individual interactions. 

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    Dr. Abraham Rotich
    Director, IIL
  • The academy has two main roles: To generate knowledge through research & Innovation and to disseminate it through teaching & outreach. For the longest time, higher education institutions have focussed almost exclusively on dissemination of existing knowledge without due regard to generation of new knowledge.However, the environment in which mankind exists is dynamic and thus any person who has the notion …

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    Dr. Munene Laiboni
    Director,DRSD