Pauline Kariuki - Research Coordinator

Welcome to the Research and Development Department at Nyandarua National Polytechnic! Our department is dedicated to fostering innovation, creativity, and excellence in research across various disciplines. Here’s what you need to know about us:

  1. Mission: Our mission is to advance knowledge, solve real-world problems, and contribute to the socio-economic development of our community and beyond through cutting-edge research and development initiatives.

  2. Focus Areas: We focus on a wide range of research areas spanning from technology and engineering to business, agriculture, health sciences, and more. Our interdisciplinary approach encourages collaboration and innovation.

  3. Industry Partnerships: We actively collaborate with industry partners, governmental agencies, and international institutions to facilitate technology transfer, foster innovation, and address industry-relevant challenges.

  4. Student Involvement: We believe in the importance of involving students in research activities. Through research projects, internships, and mentorship programs, we provide students with hands-on research experience and opportunities to develop their skills.

  5. Community Engagement: Our department is committed to engaging with the local community through outreach programs, knowledge transfer initiatives, and partnerships aimed at addressing societal needs and promoting sustainable development.

  6. Publication and Dissemination: We encourage the dissemination of research findings through publications in peer-reviewed journals, presentations at conferences, and participation in exhibitions, ensuring that our research contributes to the global body of knowledge.

  7. Continuous Improvement: We are dedicated to continuous improvement and strive to enhance the research ecosystem at Nyandarua National Polytechnic by implementing best practices, fostering a culture of research excellence, and supporting the professional development of our researchers.