Ethics in Social Science Research East Africa Multipliers Lounge Workshop at Karatina University
Karatina University hosted the East Africa Multipliers Lounge conducted in two phases. Phase one was held from 3rd to 5th September, 2019 and phase two with effect from 3rd to 5th December, 2019. Participants from selected universities in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania participated in the event on Ethics in Social Science Research.
The objectives of the programme were to enhance the institutionalisation of research ethics culture in East Africa’s universities through capacity building, establish and sustain partnerships at national/regional levels for advancing research ethics in social science research and facilitate the creation of research ethics communities of practice in East African Universities.
The programme was sponsored by DAAD and phase two workshop was officially opened by DAAD Regional Director, Ms. Beate Schindler-Kovats. The programme attracted 27 participants during phase one and 19 during phase two. The trained participants are expected to become multipliers in their respective institutions in order to advance the ethics in social science agenda.
The programme was organized by Dr. Kellen Kiambati, Karatina University as the Programme Coordinator. They utilized 21st century pedagogical approaches that fitted adult learning. We sincerely thank DAAD for sponsoring this programme.