iHub Research

The name

In one of our strategy brainstorming sessions, we were advised by a well-intentioned American professor not to call what we were doing "research" because it would be held to particular (academic) standards and metrics that might not be appropriate for the work we were trying to do. The way I...Read more

iQuarterly 2014

RO: The iHub Research newsletter is something I am particularly proud of. Creating this quarterly newsletter was agonizing because I think it was a concept that was not owned by the team. But growing it from a simple layout to putting it on a newsletter template to improve its outlook and...Read more

Blog post: "New Draft AU Convention on Confidence and Security in Cyberspace that you should review"

AO: This blog post by Faith Morara and Nanjira Sambuli raised awareness about a draft convention, dubbed the "African Union Convention on Confidence and Security in Cyberspace,” that was  put forth by the AU in 2014. The post highlights the role that iHub Research played in helping to raise...Read more

Umati Report: July - Sept 2013

AO: This artifact is one of the reports from the first phase of Umati.Read more

Medium post: "iHub Research: The Big Picture"

AO: This post, published in March 2016 via Medium was part of the iQuarterly publication by iHub Research and sheds insight on the rationale behind the major topics of work undertaken by iHub Research.Read more

4S 2018 Poster: iHub Research Engagements

This poster series was created as part of  IHUB RESEARCH (2011 - 2017): A CRITICAL TECHNOLOGY ACTION RESEARCH GROUP WITHIN NAIROBI'S FLAGSHIP TECH INNOVATION HUB, an STS Across Borders gallery collection at the 4S 2018 annual meeting in Sydney, Australia. All posters...Read more

Final Report: ICTs and Governance in East Africa

AO:  This landscape analysis, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) via the ICT4Democracy East Africa Network covered three countries in East Africa. The study was one of several projects run under the broader thematic area of ICTs and Governance.Read more

Blog Post: Dandora and Kamukunji Community Feedback from Elections 2013

AO: As we became more cognizant and reflective of our own practices engaging with communities we conducted research with, we built into the project budgets the ability to go back multiple times in order to offer insights and feedback based on the research that was conducted so that...Read more

Umati: Feb - March 2013 Report

AO: This artifact is one of the reports from the first phase of Umati.Read more

Media Reception: Voice of America reports on Base of the Pyramid Findings

AO: This media interview with Voice of America is one of the better examples of nuanced reporting on our Base of the Pyramid research in 2013. I am including it in the exhibit because it illustrates one important part of the work we did at iHub Research - public outreach and sharing - and also a...Read more

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