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RHDGen MSc Studentship in Molecular Genetics at UCT

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Applications from suitably qualified candidates are invited for a 2-year fully-funded MSc Studentship in the Cardiovascular Genetics Laboratory in the Department of Medicine, at the University of Cape Town.The Department of Medicine is a large and active teaching, research and clinical service department with 21 Divisions and 11 Research Units including the Hatter of Cardiovascular Research in Africa (HICRA).

About the Studentship
The MSc Studentship under advertisement is part of the Genetics of Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHDGen) Health Scholars Programme that is funded by the Wellcome Trust Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) scheme. The studentship is available on a competitive basis to students affiliated to the following institutions of the RHDGen network: Al Shaab Teaching Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan; Instituto Nacional de Saude, Maputo, Mozambique; University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria; University of Cape Town, South Africa; University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya; Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda; University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia; and Windhoek Central Hospital, Namibia.

Application process
All applications should include (1) a 1-2 page letter of motivation; (2) a full curriculum vitae with a full list of publications and (3) letters of reference from at least two academics who have taught, supervised or worked alongside the applicant during their university training.
Applications and enquiries should be forwarded to Dr. Gasnat Shaboodien at:gasnat.shaboodien@uct.ac.za ; with the subject line “MSc Studentship in Molecular Genetics’

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Closing date for applications: 30 November 2014.

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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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