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Postdoc and Ph.D. Fellowships in Water, Society and Climate Change (WASO) Programmes

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Water and Society (WASO): Institutional Capacity building in Water resources management and climate change adaptation in the Nile Basin is a NORHED project funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD). The purpose of the NORHED Programme is to strengthen capacity in higher education institutions in LMIC to contribute to

a) a more and better qualified workforce,
b) increased knowledge,
c) evidence-based policy and decision- making and
d) enhanced gender equality.

The purpose of WASO project is to build supervisory and Post Graduate Programme content capacity at participating institutions within Water, Society and Climate change related disciplines.

Partner institutions on this project include: In Norway:

University of South East Norway, University of Bergen and Norwegian University of Life Sciences; In Africa University of Nairobi (Kenya), University of Juba (South Sudan), Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), and In Asia University of Peradeniya (Sri Lanka), University of Jaffna (Sri Lanka), Bangladesh University of Eng.& Tech. (Bangladesh) and Institute of Technology of Cambodia (Cambodia).

The Call
WASO is pleased to announce funding for

a) Two (2) one-month PhD/Postdoc fellowships at any of our Partners in Norway
b) Three (3) three – month PhD/Postdoc fellowships at any of our Partners in Africa or Asia.

In water and society and climate change related disciplines. The disciplines under this call include:
 a) Water Resources Management

 b)Applied Hydrology and ground water management

 c) Irrigation and water management

 d) GIS and remote sensing in water resources

 e) Water and Disaster management

 f)Water supply (engineering, technology, health, water quality)

 g) Waste water treatment

 h)Computer applications in water and Environmental engineering; Hydropolitics

 i)Climate change impacts & adaptation

The research funding will be provided through the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University and will cover costs of field research / tuition, a modest stipend and travel to Partner institutions as may be justified and approved.
 
Eligibility and requirements
The applicant should
 Applicants for the Ph.D. fellowships should be duly registered. Applicants for the Postdoctoral fellowships should hold a PhD with a proven research record in
WaSo related areas. In addition, applicants should:
  • Be members of staff of Makerere University

  • Be willing to undertake and complete field research and write-up (including publishing in recognized journals) within the specified period;

  • Postdoctoral applicants should be willing to participate in joint supervision.

  • Females are highly encouraged to apply.

  • Provide a full Curriculum Vitae (CV) with primary and alternative contacts, copies of academic documents, statement of research interest and contact addresses (phone and email) of two referees.

How to apply

Applications should be hand delivered in a sealed envelope marked

“WaSo Ph.D./Postdoc Research Funding Application” to reach the undersigned by 5:00 PM, 15th February 2019.

The Coordinator WaSo, Flat B7 Lincoln Flats Makerere
University, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7062,
Kampala.

Phone: +256772561965

Email: makuib@projects.mak.ac.ug

Related: Masters Research Fellowships in Water, Society and Climate Change (WaSo)

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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.

OR

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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