The Government of Uganda through a Loan from the African Development Fund to support the Education V Project (Support to Higher Education, Science and Technology- HEST) has contracted the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) Uganda to facilitate post graduate training in Agriculture in collaboration with the Faculties of Agriculture at Ugandan Universities by enabling the institutions to carry out research on tropical agriculture beyond the normal learning process, to multiplication of research outputs in industry. The scholarships are attainable at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
Applications are hence invited from qualified candidates for PhD and MSc. graduate training in the fields of Plant breeding and Plant biotechnology, Plant Breeding and Seed Systems, Plant Pathology, Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Economics and Soil/Environmental Sciences.
Duties and responsibilities:
Students’ projects have been designed to fit into the Pan Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA: www.pabra-africa.org) framework and contribute greatly to the scientific research conducted by CIAT. Under the supervision of a carefully selected supervisory team consisting of CIAT Scientists, designated university supervisors, and the National Research Programs, the successful candidates will join a team of researchers in Uganda on different themes.
Electronic submissions of application letters and CV with at least 3 references should be sent to the following; Dr. Clare Mukankusi Mugisha (email@example.com) and copied to Ms. Sarah Nassozi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Applicants must indicate their contact telephone number/s and e-mail address for easy contact.
Females and Persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply and will be accorded an advantage of 2 points in the evaluation.
Please see Downloads for details on Minimum Requirements and Terms
Application deadline: 12th October 2014. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
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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