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Moi University hosts Virtual Training Workshop on Conducting Research during a Pandemic: The Case of Covid-19

Untitled 1Moi University, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Kenyan DAAD Scholars Association (KDSA) organized a three day virtual training workshop from Wednesday 5th May, 2021 to Friday 7th May, 2021. The aim of the workshop is to explore ways of Conducting Research during a Pandemic: The Case of Covid-19. The Workshop was officially opened by Prof. Simeon Mining, Director of Research on behalf the Vice-Chancellor of Moi University. Among the presenters and topics were: Modifying Face-to-Face Research Analysis to Suit Virtual Research by Prof. Michael Korir (Moi University), Designing Remote Data Collection and Storage by Dr. Nelson Onyango (University of Nairobi), Virtual Strategies of Sustaining Members Interest in a Team Research by Dr. Austin Owino (Moi University), Training and Engaging Potential Virtual Respondents by Dr. Nelson Onyango (University of Nairobi), Virtual Ways of Observing Research Ethics during Lockdowns: Protecting your Human Participants and Animal Subjects by Prof. Anne Mwangi (Moi University) and How to Overcome Challenges (Stress, Depressions, External Distractions, Lack of Steady Internet Connectivity) of doing Research during Pandemics by  Dr. Oscar Githua. The training workshop was officially closed by Prof. Christopher J. Odhiambo, Dean, School of Graduate Studies who represented the Vice-Chancellor.  The moderators for the three day workshop were Prof. C. J. Odhiambo , Prof. Mary Wahome  and Dr. Paul Kamweru. The training workshop was sponsored by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and  the organizing team was led by Dr. Fredrick Nyamwala.



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