The Government of Uganda received a grant from the African Development Bank Group to support higher
education science and technology. The project covers five components including;
(i) Needs assessment study for HEST,
(ii) Improvement of infrastructure and equipment for HEST in five public universities and tertiary colleges,
(iii) Staff and capacity improvement and enhancement of learning/training capabilities for HEST
(iv) Research, innovation and linkages with labour markets, and
(v) Project coordination
The component under ‘Staff and capacity improvement and enhancement of learning/training capabilities for HEST’ is to contribute to enhancing the quality of university education delivery by training HEST faculty and technical staff to doctoral level or other higher qualifications with the aim of strengthening programmes delivery and also those who could start/enhance new strategic research/ programmes for HEST.
Funds have been provided to support 10 PhD scholarships to staff of Makerere University.
Applications are now invited from eligible staff of Makerere University who are PhD students from Science
and Technology or related disciplines to compete for 10 PhD scholarships tenable at Makerere University or
any other recognised university in the Africa region.
Applications in a soft and three hard copies should be submitted by March 30th 2014 to:
Directorate of Research and Graduate Training
Research and Publications Office, Lincoln Flat B5 .
For enquires/clarifications regarding this CFA please contact the Research & Publications Office, Lincoln Flat B5
The application should include:
1) Evidence of employment by Appointments Board at Makerere University as member of staff
2) Evidence of ADMISSION for a PhD program
3) If registered outside Makerere University, evidence that the applicant was granted STUDY LEAVE
4) Declaration of any other support
5) A current CV
6) Itemised budget following the Makerere University format
7) Application must be endorsed by the Head of Department
8) At least 30% of the grantees will be reserved for women
9) Supported PhD applicants must complete the activity by December 2016
10) Each scholarship is up to US 50,000 and covers research related costs, and may include tuition costs,
stipend, and travel to conferences where appropriate.
Innovations using low cost locally available materials for point of use water treatment system unveiled
The College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) conducted a Research Dissemination of two studies aimed at the Development of Materials for point of use water treatment systems.
The investigations were conducted by a team of researchers comprised of P. W. Olupot, H. M. Kalibbala, E. Menya, G.M. Wangi, J. Jjagwe, J. Wakatuntu, M. Turyasingura, R. Walozi, C. Kanyesigye and R. N. Kulabako.
The dissemination event held on Wednesday 29th November 2023 follows the successful completion of two MakRIF supported Research projects namely; Development of rice husk based granular activated carbon for point-of-use water treatment systems and Development of zeolite-based nanocomposite filters for drinking water treatment.
Apac District gains from CEDAT’s Research on Piloting a Rural Broadband Connectivity Model and Efficacious patient management system
The School of Engineering at the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) shared findings of research that was conducted in Apac Districts through two projects namely Piloting a Rural Broadband Connectivity Model (RCBM) and Efficacious patient management system (EPMS).
The findings of the research sponsored by the Government of Uganda through the Makerere University research and Innovation Fund(MakRIF) were disseminated during a dissemination seminar held in the College on Friday 24th November 2023, where it was revealed that Apac the host District greatly benefited from the services that not only led to the increased uptake of internet services but also gained through other socio economic areas.
Application Forms for Admission to Public Universities 2024/2025
The Academic Registrar, Makerere University informs all Head Teachers of A ‘Level schools that application forms for admission to public universities for senior six candidates (UACE 2023) for the 2024/2025 academic year will be ready for collection from the university from Monday 4th December, 2023.
The application forms should be collected from the Office of the Academic Registrar, Senate Building, Level 3, Makerere University.
Issuing of the application forms will start on Monday, 4th December 2023 on payment of a non-refundable application fee of Uganda Shs. 52,000/=(fifty two thousand Uganda shillings only) per application form.
You are advised to get a pay reference number (PRN) using the ACMIS system (http://pay.mak.ac.ug) to enable you pay the application fees in any bank used by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA).
The forms are for Ugandans only.
Please note that only Head Teachers or their authorized representatives will be served.
The closing date for submitting the completed application forms will be Wednesday 31st January, 2024.
Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi
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