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Department of Food Science & Tech: 20th Anniversary

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The Department of Food Science and Technology started in 1989. It is mandated to spearhead training of professionals for the food sector. Since its inception, the Department has produced 480 graduates.

The Department of Food Science and Technology started in 1989. It is mandated to spearhead training of professionals for the food sector. Since its inception, the Department has produced 480 graduates.These graduates are mainly employed in these sectors:

  • Foods and Beverage Industry
  • Ministry of Health as Nutritionists
  • Non Government organizations
  • International Agencies
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Academic Institutions as lecturers and researchers
  • Banking sector
  • Entrepreneurs

MISSION
To catalyze development and vitality of the food sub-sector by providing quality teaching, carrying out innovative and demand driven research and offering professional services.

Theme: Promoting food value addition for wealth and health 

Major activities will include 

  • Fund raising walk to take place on Saturday 26th September 2009
  • Exhibition to take place on the 30th September to 2nd October, 2009
  • Dialogue to take place on the 30th September to 1st October, 2009
  • Opening of the Food Technology & Business Incubator

Click on links below to view detailed documents

Departmental updates and major anniversary activities  

Exhibitions  

Department of Food Science and Technology brochure

20th Anniversary Poster

 

 

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Free Online Course: Fundamentals of Pharmacometrics

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Free Online Course: Fundamentals of Pharmacometrics, Sept-Nov 2021, IDI, Makerere University.

The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), Makerere University invites graduate students, professionals and researchers in Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Applied Mathematics or Computer Science to register for the 12 week introductory course: Fundamentals of Pharmacometrics, scheduled to run from September to November 2021.

Participants will learn the fundamental principles of pharmacology, biostatistics and mathematical modelling.

Registration

Submit a motivation letter emphasizing any preexisting numerical skills and how the course will benefit you to cwaitt[at]idi.co.ug copying jkaboggoza[at]idi.co.ug.

Please state the email subject as pmxu21

Deadline for applications: 31st July 2021

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PhD scholarships in Social Sciences for 2021/2022

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The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from suitable candidates from Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania for a fully funded PhD scholarship in Social Sciences for the 2021/2022 Academic Year.
The Scholarship is part of a 6- year project on ‘Building Resilient Communities through Inclusive Education in Eastern Africa’, funded by the Norwegian Development Agency through the Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED) and implemented by the Department of Social Work, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) in partnership with University of Agder in Norway, University of Rwanda and Institute of Social Work in Tanzania. The objective of the scholarship is to enable academically qualified individuals from vulnerable and marginalised groups and communities that would not afford postgraduate education without support, to attain such an education.
It is expected that upon graduation the students can proactively contribute towards socio-economic transformation of their communities.

Please follow this link for more details about the call.

The closing date for receiving applications is Tuesday August 31st, 2021.

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Masters scholarships in Social Work for the 2021/2022 Academic Year

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The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from suitable candidates from Uganda and Rwanda for a fully-funded Masters scholarship in Social Work for the 2021/2022 Academic Year.

The Scholarship is part of a 6- year project on ‘Building Resilient Communities through Inclusive Education in Eastern Africa’, implemented by the Department of Social Work, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) in partnership with University of Agder in Norway, University of Rwanda and Institute of Social Work in Tanzania. The objective of the scholarship is to enable academically qualified individuals from vulnerable and marginalised groups and communities that would not afford postgraduate education without support, to attain such an education. It is expected that upon graduation scholars hip beneficiaries can proactively contribute towards socio-economic transformation of their communities.

Details can be found by following this link

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