Student Research Fair 2017

Wednesday, July 12 – Thursday, July 13
The Student Research Fair is a 2-day exhibition of student-centered research, where students will gain an opportunity to showcase the findings of their investigations through posters and/or 3D models that summarize their investigation.
The Fair also seeks to create a culture that promotes the discovery, development and application of knowledge in students through collaborative research, analysis and informative experiences.


  • CAPACITY:To provide student research support and a platform where USIU-Africa students can gain experience in presenting their research to an audience

  • VISIBILITY: Showcase student research to raise the visibility of the institution through experiential learning and student driven research.

  • COLLABORATION: Form new partnerships that will benefit student research and the Institution in terms of mentorship, incubation and funding.

  • TECHNOLOGY: Supporting new applications of technology within the research disciplines

The Research Fair offers students an opportunity to:

  • Showcase an area of investigation

  • Gain experience and support by presenting their research to an audience

  • Win Prizes

Student Research Fair: Sparking Innovation

Sub themes:

  • Environment and Resources and Sustainability

  • Creative culture and society

  • Data knowledge and decisions

  • Better health

  • Public policy and governance

  • Human behavior

  • Heritage and the digital age

Cash Prizes to be Won for high potential innovations
1st Place: KES 30,000KES
2nd Place: KES 25,000KES
3rd Place: KES 20,000KES

Crucial Dates

May 29: Marketing starts
June 5: Last day to register for the Research Fair
Jun 12: Last day for abstract submission
June 16: Communication to participants
June 26: Participants’ orientation workshop
June 30th: Orientation and Discovery
July 7th: Ideation
July 8th: Prototyping & Electronics Hackathon
July 14th: Visual Communication and Pitching
July 15th: Fundraising & Grant Writing
July 26th: Exhibition Day 1
July 27th: Exhibition Day 2




To register, please email

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