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Bidding Farewell to H.E. Per Lindgärde

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Discussion with Amb. Kintu Nyago & Prof. Senkubuge

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H.E. Amb. Kintu Nyago (C) with the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (L) and Prof. Flavia Senkubuge (R) following the discussion on 19th November 2021 in Pretoria, South Africa.

I have held an interesting discussion with Ambassador Kintu Nyago and Prof. Flavia Senkubuge about Makerere’s strategic direction as a research-led university and opportunities for engaging our alumni in South Africa. Thank you Amb. Nyago and Prof. Senkubuge for this patriotic engagement.

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Chairing ARUA Conference’s Opening Session

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A montage of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe chairing the Opening Session of the ARUA conference and a banner of some of the Alliance’s member universities. The 2021 Biennial Conference jointly hosted by the University of Witwatersrand and the University of Pretoria will run from 17th to 19th November 2021.

I have chaired the opening session of the conference of African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) at the University of Pretoria. Our host Prof. Tawana Kupe and Prof. Salim Abdool Karim emphasized the need for collaborative research to fight epidemics in Africa.

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Liking Cities to Mak through PhD Training

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R) with the Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, Hon. Dr. Monica Musenero (3rd R), Mak Officials and the Science Research Delegation from Sweden during the meeting in his office on 15th November 2021, CTF1, Makerere University.

This morning I discussed a new initiative to link our cities to Makerere through research and training of city experts on PhD programs, with researchers from Sweden. The visitors also interacted with Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, Hon. Dr. Monica Musenero. This is a wonderful initiative to address the SDGs.

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