The University of Nairobi, through C4DLab (the Innovation and Incubation Hub) and a strategic industry partner, is running a 6 month-long prestigious Research & Innovation Fellowship.
The competitive fellowship will give 20 select fellows an opportunity to solve real-life local problems while applying the 21st century 4Cs skills and explore human-centered design / Design thinking methodologies. The fellows - together with other curious change makers and a community of research and innovation experts - will engage in rewarding research, problem solving and innovation projects in financial services.
The select fellows will undertake a deep immersion into four pillars that shall prepare them as researchers and innovators. These are;
- 21st century 4 C’s skills of Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity.
- Principles and practices of Design Thinking, Innovation, and Problem Based Learning (fundamentals)
- Multi-disciplinary practical problem-solving.
- Practical research techniques – data collection, surveys, Focus Group Discussions, observation, and contextual interviews.
Application Deadline: 22nd January, 2021