Strathmore Academy for International Research Collaboration (SAIRC) has been established to promote excellence in research and innovation that can help address the world’s most pressing challenges concerning human development and improve quality of life for all.
SAIRC contributes to addressing challenges facing the research sector in Africa through
- supporting the expansion of international networks,
- strengthening and promoting the role of universities and other research institutions in society,
- contributing to the reimagining of university education across the world under a vision of service to society, ethical leadership, and governance,
- advancing impacts of research for the betterment of society and the expansion of research.
The Academy endeavors to empower participating institutions under its umbrella to share excellence, collaborate across borders and nurture global knowledge exchange.
SAIRC fosters and supports research that makes a positive impact to social, economic, and technological transformation of society and sustainable human development. This is done through cross disciplinary research teams which collaborate with universities, research institutes, civil society, government, and industry to solve some of society’s most challenging concerns.
The research teams focus: