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Makerere-East China Normal University sign MoU

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Makerere University and the East China Normal University (ECNU) yesterday, 22nd February 2010 signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation aimed at strengthening the cooperation in education, science, engineering and technological transfer between the two universities.

Makerere University and the East China Normal University (ECNU) yesterday, 22nd February 2010 signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation aimed at strengthening the cooperation in education, science, engineering and technological transfer between the two universities.

Prof. Sewankambo(L) chats with Prof. Wang (C) and Prof. Zhou (R)

 Prior to the signing ceremony, Prof. Nelson Sewankambo, Principal, College of Health Sciences chaired a session, where the two parties both made presentations profiling their respective universities with Dr. William Bazeyo, Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health (MUSPH) and Prof. Lizhong Yu, President, East China Normal University (ECNU) presenting on behalf of Makerere University and ECNU correspondingly.

Dr. Bazeyo, Dean MUSPH makes his presentationIn his presentation, Dr. Bazeyo thanked the ECNU team for their hospitality and keenness to work with Makerere University. After giving a brief background of the institution, he informed the team of Makerere’s ardent plan to transform into a new era through Academic and Financial reforms; Infrastructural development; Reaching out to the communities; Gender Mainstreaming and Strategic planning.

ECNU President Prof. Yu makes his presentationProf. Lizhong Yu, who presented on behalf of ECNU outlined the University’s constitution of 19 Colleges and 44 Departments offering 122 Doctoral Programs, 178 Masters Programs and 65 Undergraduate Programs. He also shared that ECNU is home to 13 national or key research bases and houses over 100 research institutes and research centers. With regard to development strategies, ECNU takes the 3 I’s approach of Innovation, Interdisciplinary study and Internationalization, with the latter responsible for over 2000 foreign scholars visiting ECNU each year, for joint research, lecturing and other exchange programs. In concluding his presentation, Prof. Yu encouraged Makerere to join its community of overseas campuses and teaching centers like the New York University Shanghai Center, University of Virgina Center in Shanghai and the EM Lyon Shanghai Campus.

Chinese Ambassador to Uganda H.E. Sun Heping(C) makes his presentation. Prof. Yu (L) and Prof. Baryamureeba(R) later signed the MoURepresenting the Government of the Peoples Republic of China, Chinese Ambassador to Uganda H.E. Sun Heping expressed his pleasure at witnessing the signing of the MoU between Makerere and ECNU, especially as both institutions are well known in their respective countries and the world over and have the direct auspices of each government. Taking into consideration previous years of fruitful cooperation at both governmental and people-to-people level, the Ambassador said “I am confident that the excellent relationship and cooperation between China and Uganda will continue to be further consolidated and developed” as he concluded his speech .

Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba, Ag. Vice Chancellor Makerere University thanked the President ECNU and his team for honoring his invitation and visiting Makerere University to sign the landmark MoU. He thanked Dr. Bazeyo for successfully coordinating the team’s visit as well as following up on the progress of events. He thanked the Government of the Peoples Republic of China, whose initial donation of Computers and Accessories saw the former Institute of Computer Science grow into the largest Faculty of Computing in East and Central Africa. He therefore hoped that this new collaboration would lead to opening of a new gateway for Makerere in China and for ECNU in Uganda and the rest of Africa.

 

L-R Prof. Youqun Ren, H.E. Amb. Sun Heping, Prof. V. Baryamureeba, Prof. Lizhong Yu and Dr. William Bazeyo after signing the MoU.

 

The ECNU delegation also consisted of Professor XU Jianguo, First Secretary, Chinese Embassy, Kampala; Professor Youqun Ren, Vice President, East China Normal University; Assoc. Prof Like Wang, Associate Professor, International Centre for Teacher Education, East China Normal University; Professor Zhang Jing, Academician of China Academy of Sciences, Professor, State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University; Professor Nanzhao Zhou, President-APNIEVE, Director, International Centre of Teacher Education, East China Normal University and Professor Zhiting Zhu, Professor, Dean, Distance Education College, East China Normal University

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Launch of Mak-RIF Round 4 Awards & PhD Call for Proposals

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Mak-RIF 4 Awards and PhD Call For Proposals, 29th September 2022, 9:00 to 10:00 AM EAT.

Makerere University received funding from the Government of the Republic of Uganda, earmarked to support high impact Research and Innovations. This unique initiative arose after engagements between the top University Management and the Government of Uganda. This fund illustrates the increasing importance that the Government attaches to Research and Innovation as a driver of development and transformation. The objective of the fund is to increase the local generation of translatable research and scalable innovations that address key gaps required to drive Uganda’s development agenda. 

In the Financial years 2019/2020, 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 the Government of the Republic of Uganda through Mak-RIF has funded implementation of over 750 multidisciplinary research and innovations within the various Colleges, while engaging multiple stakeholders within and outside Makerere University. The Grants Management Committee (GMC) has finalized the award process for the Mak-RIF round 4 call for funding for this Financial Year 2022/2023.

The Grants Management Committee (GMC) hereby invites you to the Launch of the Mak-RIF Round 4 awards and PhD Call for Proposals scheduled to take place tomorrow Thursday 29th September 2022 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. EAT. 

Please use the following details to join the launch.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpcu-urDIjE9ZgxdsbEmA2IkNMMiJVECt_ 
Meeting ID: 884 5662 9992
Password: 292624

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Notice: Makerere Disability Scheme 2022/23 Medical Review Exercise

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One of the PWD graduands at the 69th Graduation during the Session held on 17th January 2019.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites persons with disability who applied for admission to public universities under the disability entry scheme for 2022/2023 Academic Year to appear for medical/review exercise at Makerere Unive, Senate Building, Level Two (2) in the Telepresence Centre.

NOTE: Only those who have the minimum entry requirements of at least two principal passes at A’ Level or its equivalent and at least five (5) passes at O’ Level or its equivalent will be interviewed.

 Only candidates who sat ‘a’ level in 2020, 2019 and 2018 are eligible for admission.

THE EXERCISE WILL BE CONDUCTED ON 3rd, 4th and 5th October, 2022 respectively from 9.00 A.M – 1.00 P.M each day.

IMPORTANT:

(i) If you fail to appear on any of the given days above, there will be no other chance for you.

(ii) Applicants with Government Scholarship for the previous years are not eligible for admission

ALFRED MASIKYE NAMOAH

Acting. ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

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Uganda’s policymakers implored to address forest loss, plastic & water pollution

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Left to Right: Prof. Gunnar Köhlin, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Amb. Maria Håkansson, Commissioner Julius Mafumbo and Prof. Edward Bbaale posing for a group photo before the opening ceremony on 22nd September 2022: Photo by EfD-Mak Centre.

The Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe on Thursday 22nd September, 2022 participated in the opening of the EfD Annual meeting hosted by Makerere University at Speke Resort Munyonyo where he appealed to government to implement the ban on kaveera and address other environmental issues.

The opening ceremony moderated by the EfD Global Hub Manager Gunnar Köhlin and was graced by Uganda’s Minister for Water and Environment represented by the Commissioner for Water, Mr. Julius Mafumbo and the Swedish Ambassador to Uganda, H.E. Maria Håkansson.

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