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Call for Grant Writing Research Proposals

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The Inter-University Council for East Africa is an institution of the East African Community responsible for higher education in the region. The council’s focus is mainly networking of universities, Research and Quality Assurance. In this regard, the council is seeking to help build the research capacity of universities in the region by equipping researchers with grant writing skills.
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out policy-relevant research on population, health, education, and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. APHRC is committed to strengthening professional and institutional research capacity in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) through targeted scientific and methodological seminars, research traineeships and internships, post-doctoral and sabbatical fellowships, scholar exchanges, and supporting doctoral training programs at African universities.
Submissions are invited for research proposals with the potential for development into grant proposals. Successful applicants will be invited for a grant writing workshop where they will be expected to complete the proposals and submit them for funding. Grant writing specialists will be contracted to facilitate the workshop.
The proposal should fulfill the following criteria:
1. It must seek to solve an EAC regional problem facing more than one Partner State;
2. It can be in any of the following cluster areas: STEM, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, and Creative Arts;
3. It must have principal researchers from at least two Partner States;
4. Where only two principal researchers are involved, they must be from IUCEA member universities. Researchers from outside the academy may be invited where that number is exceeded;
5. The research can be completed in one year or less.
The proposal should be submitted in PDF and should contain the following elements:

  1.  Project title
  2.  Problem statement
  3.  Scope of the project
  4.  Research methodology
  5.  Rationale/significance of the project
  6.  A list of possible sources of funding

The following documents should be attached to the proposal:
1.  CVs of the principal researchers
2.  Documents showing the nationality of the principal researchers

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The submissions should be online to IUCEA via des@iucea.org not later than the 31st January 2020
Winning proposals will be notified by 28th February 2020;
The grant writing workshop will take place in April 2020

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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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