iHub Research

Open to diverse backgrounds

What do you think was unique about the type of work that iHub Research conducted?

It wasn't as supervised as most academic institutions. Also as it was an open research space, we had people with diverse and unique skill sets just walk in and start working...Read more

Blog post: "Understanding 'Foregoing' Behavior at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) in Kenya"

AO: This blog post was based on a World Bank-funded research project that iHub Research conducted in 2013. The project, which was awarded to iHub after a competitive tender, helped to boost iHub Research's reputation and establish the legitimacy of the work we were doing. This specific blog post...Read more

Umati: Monitoring Online Dangerous Speech (Jan - Nov 2013)

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

Umati: Feb - March 2013 Report

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

Medium Post: "Lessons Learned from Conducting Tech Research in the ‘Silicon Savannah’"

AO: This post, published via Medium to attract a broader audience, was part of the iQuarterly 2016 publication by iHub Research and reflected on lessons learned from almost 5 years of working for/on/with iHub Research.Read more

Blog post: "The Responsibility of Working with Community"

AO: This was an important post that we as a research team revisited several times. It highlights some of the ethical issues about doing tech research with groups whose issues may not have any type of tech solution. It also raises the question of your responsibility as a researcher to intervene....Read more

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