A rising star just 2° south of the equator

A rising star just 2° south of the equator
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Customer Education Specialists and Account Manager , Clarivate Analytics
A rising star just 2° south of the equator
Joy Owango
Customer Education Specialists and Account Manager , Clarivate Analytics
Joy Owango is currently the Account Manager for East and West Africa as well as the Customer Education Specialist for Sub-Saharan Africa at Clarivate Analytics. She is also currently the Founding Director of a centre that trains scientists at a postgraduate level in Africa in Communication. Training Centre in Communication (TCC ) has four offices in Africa. Two in Kenya, and one in Nigeria and South Africa respectively. To date TCC has trained over 1500 scientists in communication and has created partnerships with the University of Nairobi, UNES Kenya Ltd, Kenyatta University in Kenya,Obafemi Awolowo University, in, Nigeria and The Innovation Hub in South Africa. From 2006 to 2010, Joy was Communications Manager for a regional (East African) biotechnology project called BiosafeTrain, which focuses on biosafety risk assessment of transgenic plants on the environment. Joy holds an MBA in Leadership and Sustainability (University of Cumbria), a Diploma in Mass Communication (Kenya Institute of Mass Communication), a Certificate in Technical and Scientific Communication (Makerere University), a Post –Graduate Certificate in Mass Communication/Media Studies (University of Leicester).
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Before 2014, the University of Rwanda, despite hard work by its researchers, had low visibility as a significant research organization in Africa, with fewer than 50 research publications per year published in the world’s top journals. This minimal profile  was creating obstacles to promoting the university’s brand, to successful grant applications and to acquiring and retaining talent.

  • Now, the University of Rwanda is the second most productive University in East Africa, contributing to Rwanda as a whole being the most research-productive country in East Africa.

Find out how the University of Rwanda, in less than two years, doubled its research output.

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For more information on Web of Science and partnerships in Africa, please contact:

 

Justine Cresswell
Head of Sub-Saharan Africa  |  Clarivate Analytics
Phone +27 72 160 5216
Email: Justine.cresswell@clarivate.com

Sergey Khristolyubov
Government Market Development Director, Emerging Markets  |  Clarivate Analytics
Phone +7 495 967 9797
Mobile +7 915 267 6959
Email:  sergey.khristolyubov@clarivate.com

 

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