Monthly Archive September 2016

MRPP Stakeholder’s Workshop

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) and the University of Nairobi jointly organized a stakeholders’ workshop in Nairobi on September 22nd 2016.The meeting brought together a range of stakeholders from the private sector, government, NGOs and academia. The objective was to examine the extent to which the Master of Research and Public […]

Vacancy announcement: Programme Manager (Research & Policy) [Re-advertisement]

Title: Programme Manager (Research & Policy) Location: Nairobi, Kenya Type of contract: Fixed Term (2 years), renewable. Application deadline:  October 21, 2016 (1700 hrs Kenyan Time) Download the announcement in PDF Overview of the Research Programme (RP) and functions of the post PASGR’s Research Programme works with African social scientists to produce high quality governance […]

Hello Social Protection!

I once asked the question, “So there’s a welfare programme in Kenya where people receive cash every so often for their sustenance?” That my friends, is what I’ve come to learn is called social protection. Not many Kenyans know about social protection but it is such a key part of our system that it functions […]

Call for Proposals to Design ‘Gendering Social Science Research Methods’ Module

PASGR wishes to develop a three-day module on ‘Gendering Social Science Research Methods’. The module is to be delivered primarily to researchers, policy actors, academics, and graduate students. It should interrogate macro and micro power structures from a gender and intersectional perspective, and provide participants with the basic tools to critically incorporate these approaches in […]

Innovative pedagogy for public policy

The third annual Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) Week was held in Nairobi between 8th and 10th August 2016. MRPP lecturers from the 12 partner universities met to further sharpen their teaching skills. This year’s event largely focused on programme review and professional development in innovative pedagogy. The MRPP week was marked by […]