Now I know what PASGR is all about

Wangui Kimari, our first-ever intern, describes her one-year attachment to the Professional Training and Development (PDT) Programme as “very dynamic”. The PhD candidate at York University in Canada says “PASGR does a lot, but what it does is not always explicit.” PASGR’s social protection work, for instance, is not research to be kept on a […]

Re-design of Professional Courses for Greater Impact

Rethinking and revamping its programmes and activities in line with PASGR’s Strategic Plan 2014-2018 was a major preoccupation of the Professional Development and Training programme (PDT) in 2015. Innovations in the design of delivery, content, pedagogy and the coordination of the courses were key elements that emerged in the latter part of the year. The […]

Building Leadership and Excellence in Research Policy

The year 2015 saw the Research Programme (RP) reconfigure its operations to enhance and ensure high quality, cost effective programmes. The programme maintained its efforts at ensuring quality control for all its products and integrating policy actors into its work to facilitate the use of research findings. In this regard, 14 policy research reports were […]

Call for Applications: Professional Development Training in Advanced Research Design for Policy-Oriented Research

Course dates: October 26 to November 5, 2016 Training location: Nairobi, Kenya Contact person: nirungu@www.pasgr.org (Questions/clarifications only) The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is offering an 11-day professional development course in Advanced Research Design for Policy-Oriented Research. This training is relevant to African academics, researchers and PhD students interested in enhancing their […]

Call for Applications: Professional Development Training in Survey Design and Execution

Course dates: November 7 to November 11, 2016 Training location: Nairobi, Kenya Contact person: nirungu@www.pasgr.org (Questions/clarifications only) The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is offering a 5-day professional development course in Survey Design and Execution. This training is relevant to African academics, researchers and PhD students interested in enhancing their skills in […]

Call for Applications: Professional Development Training in Comparative Case Studies Research

  Course dates: November 7 to November 11, 2016 Training location: Nairobi, Kenya Contact person: nirungu@www.pasgr.org (Questions/clarifications only) The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is offering a 5-day professional development course in Comparative Case Studies Research. This training is relevant to African academics, researchers and PhD students interested in examining comparative case […]

Call for Applications: Professional Development Training in Applied Quantitative Research

Course dates: November 7 to November 11, 2016 Training location: Nairobi, Kenya Contact person: nirungu@www.pasgr.org (Questions/clarifications only) The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is offering a 5-day professional development course in Applied Quantitative Research. This module introduces basic statistics and econometric techniques, with emphasis on appropriate techniques that can be considered for […]

Call for Applications: Professional Development Training in Social Network Analysis

Course dates: November 7 to November 11, 2016 Training location: Nairobi, Kenya Contact person: nirungu@www.pasgr.org (Questions/clarifications only) The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is offering a 5-day professional development course in Social Network Analysis. This training is relevant to African academics, researchers and PhD students interested in exploring and applying the theoretical […]

Call for Applications: Professional Development Training in Interpretive Methods and Ethnography

Course dates: November 7 to November 11, 2016 Training location: Nairobi, Kenya Contact person: nirungu@www.pasgr.org (Questions/clarifications only) The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is offering a 5-day professional development course in Interpretive Methods & Ethnography. This training is relevant to African academics, researchers and PhD students interested in gaining an appreciation for […]