Access to eduroam (wireless network) granted by KENET successfully coordinated the epidemiological modelling workshop held on April 8-11, 2019 at the University of Nairobi Institute of Tropical Infectious Disease (UNITID). The workshop jointly organized by the South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (SACEMA), UNITID and Washington State University (WSU) required high-speed Internet for statistical computing and epidemiological modelling.
Big Data is one of the emerging areas that is experiencing staggering growth owing to the importance of data in becoming a key driver in decision making. Partnering with KENET, IBM under its IBM Skills Academy training project concluded a 5-day training on Big Data for University Faculty on Friday March 15, 2019 hosted at the KENET training room.
The Core Data 2017 has been completed and the aggregated data shows the trends in total enrollment (degree and non-degree) and degree enrollment for the three academic years (October 2015, October 2016 and October 2017). The percent of Internet expenditure to total recurrent expenditure as an indicator of Internet bandwidth affordability was also highlighted.