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Highlights of the 60th Graduation Ceremony

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The 60th Graduation Ceremony of Makerere University was held in a weeklong ceremony running from the 18th to 22nd January 2010. Some of the highlights of the week included; the award of an Honorary Doctorate of Science to Dr. Endre Lillethun (in absentia), which was received by his wife, a record 40 PhD awards, a record 220 first-class degrees and for the first time ever, more female (50.4%) than male graduands.

The 60th Graduation Ceremony of Makerere University was held in a weeklong ceremony running from the 18th to 22nd January 2010. Some of the highlights of the week included; the award of an Honorary Doctorate of Science to Dr. Endre Lillethun (in absentia), which was received by his wife, a record 40 PhD awards, a record 220 first-class degrees and for the first time ever, more female (50.4%) than male graduands.

In his address , the Vice-Chancellor inspired the fresh graduates to live dignified lives " Love your work and forever conduct your affairs on the high plane of dignity and discipline. I will leave you with a message of faith, hope and love. Hope will keep you going; faith will give you the courage to face uncertainties of the future; and loving what you do will help you succeed." Click here to view the full address

The week in pictures 

 L-R Hon Rukikaire,Chair Counci, Mrs. Kiganda Vice-Chair Council, Hon Mwesigwa Rukutana, Hon Namirembe Bitamazire, Prof. Kagonyera and Prof. Kasozi proceed to day 1 of graduation

L-R Hon Rukikaire,Chair Counci, Mrs. Kiganda Vice-Chair Council, Hon Mwesigwa Rukutana, Hon Namirembe Bitamazire, Prof. Kagonyera and Prof. Kasozi proceed to day 1 of graduation

 

Prof. Kagonyera congratulates Mrs. Lillethun as Prof Baryamureeba looks on
Prof. Kagonyera congratulates Mrs. Lillethun as Prof Baryamureeba looks on

 

Some of the 32 PhD graduands on day 1

Some of the 32 PhD graduands on day 1

 

L-R Mr. Muhwezi, Univ Secretary, Mr. Maloba, Chair Appointments Board & Mr. Namoah, Academic Registar in procession on day 2
L-R Mr. Muhwezi, Univ Secretary, Mr. Maloba, Chair Appointments Board & Mr. Namoah, Academic Registar in procession on day 2
 
The Police Band plays the anthems on Day 3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Police Band plays the anthems on Day 3
 
 
 
 
A group photo with the Chancellor on Day 3
A group photo with the Chancellor on Day 3
 
Hon. Lokeris, Hon. Kawooya, Hon. Sebuliba-Mutumba accompanied by his wife on Day 4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hon. Lokeris, Hon. Kawooya, and Hon. Sebuliba-Mutumba accompanied by his wife on Day 4
 
 
Dr. Sentongo, Chair MUBS Council, Prof. Balunywa, Principal MUBS & Prof. Baryamureeba Ag. VC on Day 4
Dr. Sentongo, Chair MUBS Council, Prof. Balunywa, Principal MUBS & Prof. Baryamureeba Ag. VC on Day 4
 
Prof. Wasswa Balunywa and Prof. Baryamureeba share a light moment on Day4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prof. Wasswa Balunywa and Prof. Baryamureeba share a light moment on Day4
 
 
MDD lead the procession on Day5 of graduation
MDD lead the procession on Day5 of graduation
 
Hon. Rukikaire, Chair Council and Prof. Kagonyera make their entry on Day 5
Hon. Rukikaire, Chair Council and Prof. Kagonyera make their entry on Day 5
 
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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.

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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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