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Journal of Visualized Experiments

Journal of Visualized Experiments

The University of Nairobi through the Library & Information Services department is now subscribed to the JoVE database.

This is a new product that aims to improve scientific research and education through engaging scientific videos, numbering more than 18,000 audio-visual laboratory methods, and scientific concepts. 

JoVE stands for the Journal of Visualized Experiments and focuses on STEM subject areas -Biology, Chemistry, Statistics, Environmental Sciences, Physics, Engineering, Psychology, Clinical Pharmacology, Medicine, Neuroscience, Immunology & Infection among others. 

JoVE offers the following benefits to researchers:

  • A blend of videos featuring both animation and real-life footage, students can easily learn the basic key terms and concepts behind each of their topics.
  • The students can also view videos that show how to perform various experiments in the laboratory environment and be more comfortable when entering a lab in real life.
  • The videos can serve as a great supplementary tool to the classroom teachings and allow students to visualize what the professor/lecturer has explained.
  • Each of the videos comes with the option to take a quiz that the students can use as a revision tool or for the lecturers to assess their students’ knowledge of the topic.

Access JoVE via the link - follow the steps below to get started -

  • Click on “Sign in” on the top right corner of the page.
  • Click on the “Google single sign-in” button below –
  • Enter your UoN Student Email Address and corresponding password for UoN email to proceed.