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October 2010

24th – 29th October 2010: Vice Chancellor in China

The Vice Chancellor Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba and other members of management and staff visited Xiangtan University of the People’s Republic of China where they signed an agreement of cooperation to enhance education and research in academic fields of interest between Uganda and China. The activities shall include exchange of faculty members and researchers, exchange of students, conducting joint research, holding lectures and symposia, exchange of information and academic publications, work placements in China and administrative staff exchange to promote greater knowledge and understanding of the operation in both universities.

25th – 27th October 2010: Nile Basin Research Conference II

Mak hosted the Nile Basin Research Programme’s second Conference under the theme – “Collaboration in the Nile Basin: The way forward”. This is sought to bring regional collaboration as it contributes to informing the process on how to share the resources of the great Nile River by the ten Nile Basin countries, by producing an evidence based knowledge bank through research, writing and dissemination. The conference was held at Speke Resort Munyonyo

21st – 23rd October 2010: Stakeholders’ Retreat

During the retreat, the university stakeholders tackled issues on university research, administration and financial reforms.

20th October 2010: International Conference on the Reintegration of abducted Girls.

This conference was aimed at disseminating information gathered from a NUFU funded project; The Reintegration of Female Child Soldiers in Northern Uganda. The Norwegian Ambassador H.E. Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther also used the opportunity to launch the book that has been produced from the research finding entitled Culture, Religion and the Reintegration of Female Soldiers in Northern Uganda, a book edited by Bard Maeland, the Rector School of Mission and Theology in Norway. This project is directly under the Department of Religious Studies Makerere University and The School of Mission and Theology in Norway.

20th October 2010: VC meeting with IMF Officials

This meeting was held at the Imperial Resort, Entebbe

20th October 2010: VC meeting with KPMG Consultants

19th October 2010: Luncheon with Nation Media Group

As a long term Business Partner of Monitor Publications, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Venansius Barymureeba attended a luncheon in honour of the lisitng of its shares on the Uganda Securities Exchange.

15th October 2010: Launch of the2nd Cohort UNESCO/MAK Partnership Distance Education Sector Planning for Anglophone Africa

Mak was selected by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) to host its Distance Education Programme on Education Sector Planning. The Launch took place at the Makerere University Guest House Gardens.

9th October 2010: 10th Sheffield International Conference

The Department of Radiology in conjunction with Uganda Society for Advancement of Radiology and Imaging (USOFARI) organized an international conference, 180 participants turned up, 150 from Uganda and the rest from Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, Nigeria, UK and the USA. It took place at the Department of Food Science and Technology. It was preceded by a pre-conference refresher course on Ultrasound on the 8th October 2010. Objectives of the conference were; To promote the standards of Radiology and Imaging in Uganda, To provide continuous professional development for Makerere alumni and other health professions, To expose the participants to State of the art imaging techniques, To develop partnerships with other Universities and To familiarize the members with the planned Health Insurance (HI) scheme of the Government of Uganda.

8th October 2010: SGS Orientation Week

The Makerere University School of Graduate Studies is organizing an orientation week for new Graduate Students for the 2010/2011 academic year at the Faculty of Computing & IT under the theme: A Vibrant and Informed Graduate Student. Issues discussed included Regulations governing graduate training, how you can network as a graduate student and Gender issues

6th October 2010: VC’s visit to Nyabyeya Forestry College

Nyabyeya Forestry College is found in Masindi and directly under the Faculty of Forestry and Nature Conservation. This facility is usually used by the forestry students in the ten week recess term. Nyabyeya Forestry College is home to the Modern Biomass Technology power generating plant, capable of producing 150kilo-watts of electricity through gasification of wood chips.

4th October 2010: VC meeting with British Council team

The VC met the British Council team and issues concerning the “Go Green” campaign and how to stir it into action were discussed. Also discussed was how British Council can partner with Makerere especially on issues concerning research and capacity building.

4th October 2010: 10th Vice Chancellors Media briefing

The 10th monthly media briefing featured the Faculty of Science and the School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences. The Vice Chancellor made presentations on Makerere University’s partnerships with the private sector to; acquire laptops at subsidized prices for students and staff, and with Orange (U) Limited to provide cheap internet services to staff and students through subsidized 3G USB modems. The Rehabilitation, Expansion and Equipping of Public Universities and other Selected Tertiary Institutions by the Government (after a feasibility study) was also discussed by the Vice Chancellor.

 

October 2010

24th – 29th October 2010: Vice Chancellor in China

The Vice Chancellor Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba and other members of management and staff visited Xiangtan University of the People’s Republic of China where they signed an agreement of cooperation to enhance education and research in academic fields of interest between Uganda and China. The activities shall include exchange of faculty members and researchers, exchange of students, conducting joint research, holding lectures and symposia, exchange of information and academic publications, work placements in China and administrative staff exchange to promote greater knowledge and understanding of the operation in both universities.

25th – 27th October 2010: Nile Basin Research Conference II

Mak hosted the Nile Basin Research Programme’s second Conference under the theme – “Collaboration in the Nile Basin: The way forward”. This is sought to bring regional collaboration as it contributes to informing the process on how to share the resources of the great Nile River by the ten Nile Basin countries, by producing an evidence based knowledge bank through research, writing and dissemination. The conference was held at Speke Resort Munyonyo

21st – 23rd October 2010: Stakeholders’ Retreat

During the retreat, the university stakeholders tackled issues on university research, administration and financial reforms.

20th October 2010: International Conference on the Reintegration of abducted Girls.

This conference was aimed at disseminating information gathered from a NUFU funded project; The Reintegration of Female Child Soldiers in Northern Uganda. The Norwegian Ambassador H.E. Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther also used the opportunity to launch the book that has been produced from the research finding entitled Culture, Religion and the Reintegration of Female Soldiers in Northern Uganda, a book edited by Bard Maeland, the Rector School of Mission and Theology in Norway. This project is directly under the Department of Religious Studies Makerere University and The School of Mission and Theology in Norway.

20th October 2010: VC meeting with IMF Officials

This meeting was held at the Imperial Resort, Entebbe

20th October 2010: VC meeting with KPMG Consultants

19th October 2010: Luncheon with Nation Media Group

As a long term Business Partner of Monitor Publications, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Venansius Barymureeba attended a luncheon in honour of the lisitng of its shares on the Uganda Securities Exchange.

15th October 2010: Launch of the2nd Cohort UNESCO/MAK Partnership Distance Education Sector Planning for Anglophone Africa

Mak was selected by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) to host its Distance Education Programme on Education Sector Planning. The Launch took place at the Makerere University Guest House Gardens.

9th October 2010: 10th Sheffield International Conference

The Department of Radiology in conjunction with Uganda Society for Advancement of Radiology and Imaging (USOFARI) organized an international conference, 180 participants turned up, 150 from Uganda and the rest from Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, Nigeria, UK and the USA. It took place at the Department of Food Science and Technology. It was preceded by a pre-conference refresher course on Ultrasound on the 8th October 2010. Objectives of the conference were; To promote the standards of Radiology and Imaging in Uganda, To provide continuous professional development for Makerere alumni and other health professions, To expose the participants to State of the art imaging techniques, To develop partnerships with other Universities and To familiarize the members with the planned Health Insurance (HI) scheme of the Government of Uganda.

8th October 2010: SGS Orientation Week

The Makerere University School of Graduate Studies is organizing an orientation week for new Graduate Students for the 2010/2011 academic year at the Faculty of Computing & IT under the theme: A Vibrant and Informed Graduate Student. Issues discussed included Regulations governing graduate training, how you can network as a graduate student and Gender issues

6th October 2010: VC’s visit to Nyabyeya Forestry College

Nyabyeya Forestry College is found in Masindi and directly under the Faculty of Forestry and Nature Conservation. This facility is usually used by the forestry students in the ten week recess term. Nyabyeya Forestry College is home to the Modern Biomass Technology power generating plant, capable of producing 150kilo-watts of electricity through gasification of wood chips.

4th October 2010: VC meeting with British Council team

The VC met the British Council team and issues concerning the “Go Green” campaign and how to stir it into action were discussed. Also discussed was how British Council can partner with Makerere especially on issues concerning research and capacity building.

4th October 2010: 10th Vice Chancellors Media briefing

The 10th monthly media briefing featured the Faculty of Science and the School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences. The Vice Chancellor made presentations on Makerere University’s partnerships with the private sector to; acquire laptops at subsidized prices for students and staff, and with Orange (U) Limited to provide cheap internet services to staff and students through subsidized 3G USB modems. The Rehabilitation, Expansion and Equipping of Public Universities and other Selected Tertiary Institutions by the Government (after a feasibility study) was also discussed by the Vice Chancellor.

 

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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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