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Dr. Calvine Kayi

Title/Qualifications: Dr
Department/Unit/Section: Geography
Contact Address: P. O. Box 43844 GPO 00100, NAIROBI
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Phone: 0721214463
Position: Lecturer and Exam Coordinator SHSS
Area of Specialization: Transport Geography

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Specialization, Teaching & Research Interests:

  • Transport Planning & Policy, Logistics and Development
  • GIS
  • Research Methods
  • Applied Statistics
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Data Analysis Techniques.
    Research and Publications
  • ‘Slogans and Mottos on Matatus: A Reflection of Kenyan Urban Youth and Culture’ in International Journal of Research in Social Sciences (IJRSS)ISSN 2307-227X. April 2016. Vol. 6, No. 6. Available online at www.ijsk.org/ijrss.
  • ‘Outdoor Recreation in Urban Forests’. (2011), Published by Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbruecken, Germany.
  • ‘An Analysis of Road Traffic Accidents Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS): The Case of Nairobi City, Kenya’ Dr. Kovac publishers, Hamburg-Germany, 2007. The book is available on the publisher’s website: http://www.verlagdrkovac.de/3-8300-3247-1.htm as well as on Amazon.
  • ‘Current practices in recording road traffic accidents in Kenya: Implications of data quality on analysis of road accidents using GIS’, Published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, DC. 2007. Available at https://trid.trb.org/view.aspx?id=877920  
  • ‘Exploring Policy Options and Strategies in Enhancing the Safety of Non-Motorized Transport Modes in African Cities: The Case of Nairobi City’ Published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, DC. 2007. Available at https://trid.trb.org/view.aspx?id=889639  
  • "Effects of the 1997/98 El-Nino Rainfall on Input Costs and Productivity of Nairobi-Based Road Freight Operators" A thesis submitted to Kenyatta University for the award of Master of Geography (Transport Studies) (2002).
  • Authored Revision Geography (II) for Kenyan Secondary Schools. Worldlink Press Publishers: Nairobi. (2002)
  • Environmental and Socio-Economic constraints to Sustainable Development in Upper Ewaso Ngiro Basin, Kenya. An academic project submitted to Kenyatta University (1997)
  • Impact of WaterHyacinth (E. Crassipes) on the Fishing Industry in Lake Victoria - Winam Gulf, Kenya. An academic project submitted to Kenyatta University (1996)

Papers presented in Conferences/Workshops

  • ‘Slogans and Mottos on Matatus: A Reflection of Kenyan Urban Youth and Culture’. By Calvine Kayi. A paper prepared for presentation at the 2nd Conference on African Urban Youth Languages (AUYL): Translingual Practices, Gestures, Media, Style. Kenyatta University, Nairobi. 11 – 13 December 2015.
  • ‘Gendered perspectives in public transport sector in Kenya: the case of motorcycle use.’ By Gladys Nyachieo, Calvine Kayi & Anne Kamau. Paper presented at the IDS@50 conference, University of Nairobi, 17 – 20 November 2015.  
  • ‘The nature of development thinking past and present: An investigation into the poverty environmental degradation nexus in Kitui County.’ By Mary Mutiso, Calvine Kayi and Cush Lugonzo. Paper presented at the IDS@50 conference, University of Nairobi, 17 – 20 November 2015.  
  • "Road Traffic Accidents as a Global Pandemic: Are there strategies for safe traffic?" A Paper presented at the Deutschen Geographentag in Bayreuth on September 30, 2007
  • “Walking at your Own Risk: The Pedestrian Dilemma in the City of Nairobi, Kenya” A paper presented at the University of Trier on 06.07.2006
  • “Mobility Structures and Transportation in Africa” A Paper presented at Trier University on 21.06.2006
  • “Transportation in Africa” A lecture delivered at the University of Trier on 16.02.2006

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