Welcome to the College of Biological & Physical Sciences (CBPS)

Our vision as a college is to be the premier international African Centre of excellence in pursuit

of knowledge generation, preservation, dissemination and application in Science and

Technology. This includes training, research, income generation and consultancy in the areas of

biological and physical sciences, mathematical sciences, biotechnology and bioinformatics,

computer science, and climate change.

The College offers a diverse range of academic programmes, short courses, and activities in six

academic units, one research unit namely; School of Biological Sciences (SBS), School of

Computing and Informatics (SCI), School of Mathematics (SOM), School of Physical Sciences

(SPS), Centre for Biotechnology & Bioinformatics (CEBIB), Institute of Climate Change and

Adaptation (ICCA), and Centre of Excellence in Computing for Development (C4D). The School

of Physical Sciences comprises the Departments of Chemistry, Geology, Meteorology and

Physics. The College also has a science workshop and the College library

The College has one of the largest concentrations of basic science scholars (230) in the country

today; 80% are PhD holders, and 20% MSc holders. Of the above academic staff complement,

about one-third are professors. The rich mix of highly qualified academic and support staff

members, teaching and research infrastructure, and serene environment, has made the College

a centre of intellectual life, a locus of research activities and a place for professional

development and community service.


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