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Alex Chege’s Journey To The Baldwin Fellowship

The excitement that Alex Chege had upon securing the Baldwin Fellowship has its roots in his journey. Connecting the dots from when he was young, it isn't by chance that he is now undertaking the Ecology and Evolution PhD Program at Stony Brook University under the mentorship of Dr. Catherine Markham and Dr. Richard [...]

By |2022-03-30T11:14:07+03:00December 17th, 2021|Featured, General|Comments Off on Alex Chege’s Journey To The Baldwin Fellowship

How Winfred Wambui Mbogo Became A Baldwin Fellow

Winfred Wambui Mbogo is a Kenyan lady who is very passionate about human evolution. Her journey began in 2010 when she enrolled at the University of Nairobi to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology. She realized that anthropology was misconceived in Kenya and rarely did students get encouraged to pursue the course. [...]

By |2022-03-30T11:14:42+03:00December 8th, 2021|Featured, General|Comments Off on How Winfred Wambui Mbogo Became A Baldwin Fellow

The Kaikol Borehole’s Progress After Rotary Cupertino’s Visit To Napudet

TBI Community Development Manager, Joanne Velo (L) With Local ECD assistant Esther (C) and Rotary Muthaiga's Lead Projects Manager,  Kanyana Muriuki At The Kaikol Event Rotary Cupertino visited Napudet in Turkana County on invitation by Prof. Isaiah Nengo. Kaikol is a remote village in Turkana Central, 45 km south-east of Lodwar Town. It [...]

By |2022-03-30T11:17:34+03:00December 7th, 2021|Featured, Local Community Outreach|Comments Off on The Kaikol Borehole’s Progress After Rotary Cupertino’s Visit To Napudet

Fossil elephant cranium reveals key adaptations that enabled its species to thrive

Preparators from the National Museums of Kenya at the Ileret research facility of the Turkana Basin Institute, starting manual preparation and supplementing the field consolidation (chemical hardening) of Loxodonta adaurora cranium KNM-ER 63642. From left to right: Cliff Onyango, Robert Moru and Christopher Kiarie. Image credit: Steve Jabo, Smithsonian Institution A remarkably well-preserved [...]

By |2022-03-30T11:20:09+03:00November 10th, 2021|Featured, General|Comments Off on Fossil elephant cranium reveals key adaptations that enabled its species to thrive

Training in Hydroponic Farming in Ileret

The students together with their facilitators from Ileret's hydroponics training As part of the Water Energy for Food Programme Funded Project in Ileret, we have been conducting training in Hydroponic Farming for local community members. In June this year, we conducted public participation meetings to let people know about the opportunity and [...]

By |2022-03-30T11:22:06+03:00October 7th, 2021|Featured, Local Community Outreach, Projects|Comments Off on Training in Hydroponic Farming in Ileret

New Luminescence Laboratory at Stony Brook will Illuminate the Past

This summer, the Turkana Basin Institute in association with Stony Brook University’s Department of Geosciences inaugurated the new Luminescence Dating Research Laboratory. Currently the only one of its kind on the U.S. East Coast, the establishment of this new facility was led by Assistant Professor Marine Frouin, a specialist in geochronology and luminescence dating, who joined [...]

By |2022-03-30T11:23:59+03:00August 31st, 2021|Featured, General|Comments Off on New Luminescence Laboratory at Stony Brook will Illuminate the Past
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