“UANDISHI-Building Capacity for Writing Scientific Manuscripts” is an innovative and experiential training program in mentoring and scientific manuscript writing aimed at building capacity for writing scientific manuscripts, at the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) University of Nairobi (UoN). This program complements other training programs within FHS/UoN, and is hosted at KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research.
This is a call for applicants (Mentees), for a mentored Scientific Manuscript Writing course, from 21st July March to 31st October 2023. This training program will involve workshops and individualized mentoring while developing a manuscript for submission to a peer reviewed journal. The mentorship and training will consist of: -
Scientific Writing Workshop (6 days 21 – 28 July 2023): This will be an interactive workshop consisting of presentations and mentorship breaks, for building/enhancing manuscript-writing knowledge and skills.
Mentoring period (01 August – 17 September 2023): During this period, each Mentee shall receive structured and individualized mentorship towards developing their manuscript.
Peer review of manuscripts (11 – 17 October 2023): Experiential peer review of manuscripts and mentored writing. This will be followed by manuscript finalization and submission to a peer-reviewed journal for publication.
Applicants should be postgraduate students (Masters, Fellowship, PhD), Tutorial Fellows, or research staff from FHS; should have completed data collection and possess research data in electronic form; be willing to participate in all the training activities; and be willing and commit to develop a manuscript from their research data.
If interested in participating in the program as a Mentee please use the link below to submit your application plus attach the following supporting documents: Curriculum vitae (maximum 3 pages), and the attached Form of support duly completed by your Chair/Head of Department.
Deadline for applications is 3rd July 2023.
If you have any questions about the application please email to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org; for questions about the program please contact the program Lead/Principal Investigator, Dr. G. Omosa-Manyonyi, at email@example.com