The 6th International Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for Development (M4D2018), Kampala, Uganda, November 15-16, 2018 Makerere University.
The 6th International Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for Development (M4D2018) welcomes researchers, practitioners and all those with interest in the use, evaluation, and theorizing of mobile communication technologies for development to submit research papers, practice papers, workshops, panels and posters/demos. This conference provides a forum for M4D enthusiasts to network, innovate, and share experiences of working with mobile technologies in development contexts.
The inaugural conference was held in Karlstad, Sweden in 2008. The 2nd conference was in Kampala, Uganda in 2010; the 3rd Conference was in New Delhi, India in 2012; the 4th conference was in Dakar Senegal in 2014 and the 5th Conference was held in Maputo, Mozambique in 2016. This year, we welcome you to Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda for M4D2018!
M4D2018 will take up the mobile-technology-for-development quest along topics addressing (but not restricted to):
mHuman Computer Interaction
mDevice – application areas of the mobile device (radio receiver, etc.)
Mobile app development
Research papers (8-12 pages including references formatted according to the template on: http://cit4.mak.ac.ug/M4D2018/Submission.html) which will be peer-reviewed and evaluated based on theory, craftsmanship and analytical rigor. Papers considering critical approaches and theoretical development will be prioritized.
The practitioner's track is open to practitioners to present their experiences, cases and policies (4-5 pages). These contributions do not have to be guided by academic theory and critical analysis. All accepted papers will be published in the proceedings and allocated a presentation slot.
Workshops – You can also participate by organizing a workshop. Workshop submissions for proceedings (2 pages) must contain: title, organizers with affiliation, participants, motivation and objectives.
Panels – We welcome theme driven panels. If you would also like to chair and organize a panel, feel free to submit (2 pages) that must contain title, organizers with affiliation, participants, motivation and objectives.
Posters or Demos – You are also welcome to present your work in the form of a poster or a demo by submitting a one page extended abstract in the format of the template on: http://cit4.mak.ac.ug/M4D2018/Submission.html
Paper submission deadline: 30th May 2018
Paper acceptance notification: 30th August 2018
Final papers due and registration deadline for presenting authors: 30th September 2018
Poster/Demo/workshop/panel submission deadline: 1st September 2018
Acceptance notification: 15th September 2018
Final Posters/Demos/workshops/panel submission deadline: 15th September 2018
Registration deadline for participants without presentations: 31th October 2018
For further information, visit: http://cit4.mak.ac.ug/M4D2018/
For any questions, please contact the Organisers on: info-m4d18[at]cis.mak.ac.ug, rbaguma[at]cit.ac.ug
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.
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