THE FIRST UNIVERSITY IN AFRICA TO OFFER MASTERS IN HUMAN EVOLUTION BIOLOGY
Turkana University College held a collaborative meeting with Turkana Basin Institute on 9th January 2018. During the meeting the Director TBI Pro. Isiah Nengo said that Turkana University College in collaboration with Turkana Basin Institute will be offering a new program MSC in Human Evolution Biology with specialiation in Human and Primates Evolution. This program will be taught by associate professors from TBI, who will be adjunct professors of TUC. This program will be equivalent to similar programs offered at Stony Brook University in the USA.
TBI will offer four scholarships to African students , three of which will be awarded to Turkana University College Students.
Turkana Basin Institute being an international repute will transfer proffessional skills in teaching and research, identify teachers to supervise and come up with funding modules to help in research and field school training in Human Evolution. Prof Nengo will spearhead in working on a partnership between Turkana University College and Oregon university, USA in developing programs in Solar Energy.