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May 2018

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Lead the continent out of poverty, Vice Chancellor urges students

The Vice Chancellor together with Dr. Florence Nakayiwa posing for a photo with students.

Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has urged students of Makerere University to strive to lead the African continent out of poverty. Prof. Nawangwe was addressing over 300 Scholars of Mastercard Foundation, during their annual leadership training held at Ridar Hotel- Seeta.

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Committee Investigating Sexual Harassment at Makerere University Presents the Report to Stakeholders for Validation

The Chairperson of the Committee Prof. Sylvia Tamale presenting the report.

On 2nd March 2018, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe appointed a five member committee headed by Prof. Sylvia Tamale to investigate the causes of the increasing cases of sexual harassment, review the Policy and Regulations against Sexual Harassment and make recommendations for its improvement, and receive submissions on sexual harassment at Makerere University. Consisting  of Dr. Betty Ezati, Dr. Consolata Kabonesa, Dr. Christopher Mbazira and Dr.

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Mak Among Top Ten Winners of 2018 Opentrons + iGEM Team Challenge

The iGEM Team 2018 poses for a group photo with one of their College Advisors, Dr. Anne Kazibwe (Extreme Right) and Instructor Mr. Otim Geoffrey (Rear 2nd Right), CoVAB, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Makerere University iGEM Team emerged among the top 10 winners of Opentrons OT-2 Robot in the just concluded iGEM Team global Challenge. The OT-2 is a robotic innovation that can automate hundreds of life science protocols and workflows and has high-precision electronic pipettes that can execute liquid transfers as quickly and accurately as robots ten times the price. According to the Opentrons website, the OT-2 costs between US$3,500 and US$5,500.

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Admission Lists for Government Sponsorship -Bachelor of Laws(LLB) 2018-19

A Master of Laws graduand during the 68th Graduation Ceremony held in January 2018

The Office of the Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released the admission lists for Government sponsored students for Bachelor of Laws for the Academic Year 2018/2019.

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OHCEA Frontrunners: Recounting 2017 Disease Outbreak Responses and Public Health Interventions

Student Responders on a boat off Lutembe Beach wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) go out on the lake to collect a dead bird during the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza outbreak in February 2017 Image:OHCEA

One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) initiated in 2010, is an international network in eight countries in Eastern, Central and Western Africa, rooted in 24 Institutions in 16 Universities including Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) in the College of Health Sciences (CHS) and College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB). In 2017 a third Institution, Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) joined the Network.

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SWGS UNIFOG Call For Expression of Interest: Political Economy Analysis

Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (L) shakes hands with Mr. Wim Stoffers-Head of Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) after signing the Partnership Agreement on 23rd April 2018, SWGS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Makerere University School of Women and Gender Studies (SWGS) has received funding for a Gender Equality Project (GEP) from the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF). This project is implemented in partnership with the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG).

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Advert: Scholarships under Makerere-Sweden Research programme

Main Library, Makerere University. Photo taken on 29th February 2016.

The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, Makerere University invites applications for Scholarships under the Mak-Sweden Research programme. Applications are invited from employees of any of the four Partner Public Universities (Makerere, Gulu , Busitema and Mbarara University of Science and Technology).

Scholarships positions include 3 Postdoc fellowships in Mathematics; 7 Master degree in Social Sciences; 2 Library and 1 Master degree at College of Health Sciences.

Master in Information Science Scholarships(2 positions available)

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Mak Signs Collaboration Agreement with Guangdong University of Foreign Studies

Prof. Sui Guangjun - President of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (Left)  and Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe shake hands after signing the MoU amidst witnesses from both institutions on 17th May 2018 in the Council Room, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

Makerere University on Thursday, 17th May 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS) to promote cultural, educational exchange, collaboration and technical interchange between the two Universities. The MoU was signed on behalf of Mak by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe and on GDUFS’ behalf by the President, Prof. Sui Guangjun.

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Secretary General of ARUA meets Mak Top Management on the need to expand and enhance Africa’s research 

The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe Presenting a gift to the Secretary General of African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Prof. Ernest Aryeetey.

On 15th May 2018, the Secretary General of African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Prof. Ernest Aryeetey visited Makerere University. During the historical visit, Prof. Aryeetey who also doubles as the Vice Chancellor of University of Ghana, met with Makerere University Top Management to discuss the various ways through which Makerere University can actively participate in the Alliance activities that are geared towards making African researchers and institutions globally competitive while contributing to the generation of knowledge for socio-economic transformation in Africa.

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Mak-IRCU Partnership to address food and income challenges among religious communities

H.E Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubajje (Left) and Prof Barnarbas Nawangwe sign the agreement as Bishop Joshua Lwere and  Mr. Henry Mwebe (standing), the Mak Director of Legal Affairs look on.

On 16th May 2018, the Africa Institute for Strategic Animal Resource Services (AFRISA) under Makerere University College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-Security, (CoVAB) together with the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen religious leaders’ engagements with their congregations in activities that are geared towards communit


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