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SUNRAY: Call for applications

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The SUNRAY project “Sustainable Nutrition Research for Africa in the Years to come” aims to develop a nutrition research agenda for sub-Saharan Africa.

The SUNRAY project “Sustainable Nutrition Research for Africa in the Years to come” aims to develop a nutrition research agenda for sub-Saharan Africa.To aid this process, a set of scientific papers will be prepared that identify how environmental changes will impact on nutrition in Africa and the challenges for future research.

Topics for the papers
1. Climate change and potential impact on nutrition in Africa
2. Trends in international, regional and domestic markets, and potential impact on nutrition in Africa
3. Socio demographic changes and potential impact on nutrition in Africa
4. Trends in water availability and accessibility and potential impact on nutrition in Africa
5. Social dynamics and potential impact on nutrition in Africa

The analysis will consider the nutritional needs for Africa as a whole with specific emphasis on sub
Saharan Africa.

Governance, political dynamics and health are cross cutting issues in all papers.

Video message
The author(s) of the papers will be invited to present a summary of the papers and the recommendations for the nutrition research community during a short video message. The message will be played during each of 3 regional workshops in Africa where researchers and stakeholders in nutrition will develop a blueprint for a nutrition research agenda for sub-Saharan Africa. The modalities, timing and format of the video (personal interview, recorded power point presentation etc.) message will be determined in consultation with the author(s).

Format requirements
The papers will follow an academic format with approximately 8000 words (including references and tables), and about 50 AMA style references, with a structured abstract of max 300 words.

The structure of the paper will follow: introduction, methods, results, discussion and a conclusion section. The latter will detail specifically the recommendations the future for nutrition research in Africa.

Selection procedure and time line
The author(s) will have to send the final paper, including the video, on the 12th August 2011. Drafts
will be sent according to the following calendar:
May 15: Submission of proposals.
May 18: Announcement of the selected authors.
May 30: Submission of the final outline for the selected 5 papers. Two pages including the final outline agreed with the Evaluation Committee, table of contents and keywords.
30th July: Submission of the first draft. 15 pages text double spaced, 8000 words maximum
12th August: Submission of the final draft.
30th September: Video recordings. 10-minutes talk explaining the main results and recommendations of the paper.

Click below for full requirements and details on how to apply

SUNRAY Call for applications: PDF Version, Postscript Version

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Re-advertisement: Undergraduate Programmes 2024/2025

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A section of the University Road

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan, East African, and international applicants for the undergraduate programmes under Government Sponsorship (BVL) and private sponsorship scheme for the 2024/2025 Academic Year.

Each applicant should:

a) Have the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least five passes, or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting. For day programmes only candidates who sat A’ Level in 2023,2022 and 2020 are eligible to apply. For evening, afternoon, and external programmes, a candidate is not restricted on the year of sitting A’ Level.

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d) Degree from a recognised/Chartered Institution

Further details on the re-advertised programmes , fees structure, and the procedure of submitting applications can be accessed from the document below:                                            

The closing date for receiving applications for undergraduate admissions is Friday 26th July 2024.                                                           

WARNING:                                                             

  1. Applicants are strongly warned against presenting forged or other people’s academic documents to support their applications for admission.  The consequences, if discovered, are very grave indeed.
  2. Do not buy any other documents not originating from the Academic Registrar’s Office.  Those who buy them do so at their own risk. 
  3. The Academic Registrar has not appointed any agent to act on his behalf to solicit for additional funds other than the application fee stated above.    
  4. Applicants are advised to use the right programme names and codes. The university will not be responsible for any wrong information entered in the system by applicants.     

Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

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Freshers’ Orientation and Registration For 2024/2025 Academic Year

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To All First Year Students;
First Year students (Freshers) are by tradition given an “acclimatization” period of one week
which is referred to as the “Orientation Week”. The Freshers report on Campus one week
earlier than the Continuing students and during this week they are introduced to the key facilities in the University as well as other important aspects of life at the University.

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Admission Lists -Disability, Sports and District Quota Schemes 2024/25

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Students move towards Main Building on University Road

The Office of Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released the admission list of candidates admitted under the Disability, Sports and District Quota Schemes with Government sponsorship 2024/25 Academic Year.

Kindly follow the links below to access the lists:-

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