Turkana basin institution
The Turkana Basin Institute is an international research institute to facilitate research and education in paleontology, archeology and geology in the Turkana Basin of Kenya. The goals of the institute include building and maintaining two field research facilities surrounding Lake Turkana that will operate all year and support research and educational activities, including field schools. Professor Richard Leakey is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the institute, Professor Lawrence Martin is Director, Research Professor Meave Leakey is Director of Field Research and Research Professor Louise Leakey is Director of Field Education. TBI organizes Study Abroad Field Courses every fall, spring and summer semester.