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Prof. Jianguo Chen commends CoCIS on the sci-tech software developed to solve community problems

The Delgeates meeting with the College technical team in the Sensors lab, Makerere University.

Prof. Jianguo Chen from Tsinghua University, Institute of Public Safety Research (IPSR) has commended Makerere University College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) on the Sci-tech innovations developed by the College to solve community problems. While on tour, on 19th December 2018 at the Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Laboratory; one of Makerere University’s most outstanding community based innovation, Prof.

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Meet Mak Professor with 10 Acres of Livestock Fodder for the December–February Dry Season

Prof. Fred Kabi, an Animal Scientist, CAES, Makerere University demonstrates his alternative way of taking the university lecture room to the communities through growing fodder Kapeka, 15th December 2018

Can Agriculture Professionals roll up their sleeves and blunt the biting effect of drought, occasioned by climate change, on livestock production through research, innovations and entrepreneurship?

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Mrs. Lorna Magara elected Chairperson of Makerere University Council

Mrs. Lorna Magara interacting with the Vice Cahcellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Prof. William Bazeyo.

Mrs. Lorna Magara has been elected Chairperson of Makerere University Council for a four-year term (December 2018 – December 2022). She takes over office from Eng. Dr. Charles Wana-Etyem whose term ended on 19th December   2018. The Council elected Rt. Hon. Daniel Fred Kidega, the former Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly as Vice Chairperson.

The newly elected Chairperson of Makerere University Council Mrs. Lorna Magara.

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New Staff Appointments at RUFORUM Secretariat

The State Minister for Agriculture Hon. Christopher Kibazanga (2nd L) accompanied by RUFORUM Executive Secretary-Prof. Adipala Ekwamu (L) and other officials listen to Prof. John Muyonga (pointing) during a tour of an exhibition hosted by the Secretariat, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Image:RUFORUM

As part of revamping and aligning Secretariat operations for delivery of the the Vision 2030 of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), we are pleased to announce the following appointments at the RUFORUM Secretariat:

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Mak-Tsinghua Partnership to Establish Public Safety Lab

L-R: Ambassador Henry Mayega, Prof. Chen Jianguo, Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe and University Secretary-Mr. Charles Barugahare during the Tsinghua delegation's visit on18th December 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

A delegation from Tsinghua University’s Institute of Public Safety Research (IPSR) on Tuesday, 18th December 2018 met the Vice Chancellor, Members of Management together with representatives from the Uganda Police Force (UPF) and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and held discussions on the proposed establishment of a Public Safety Laboratory at Makerere University. The delegation led by Prof. Chen Jianguo also consisted of Prof. Pang Wenjun and Prof. Zhang Tengbin.

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CAES Honours Three Professors for Distinguished Service to Mak

The DVCAA-Dr. Umar Kakumba (R) reads the words on Prof. Mnason Tweheyo's plaque shortly before handing it over to him at the CAES End of Year Party on 14th December 2018, Forestry Gardens, SFEGS, CAES, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda
  • DVCAA hails CAES Principal for the spirit of recognizing colleagues and instituting the culture of  togetherness
  • Staff dine, wine and dance to their last drop
  • All staff get Christmas coupons worth UGX120,000
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MUASA Awards Outstanding Members

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (L) receives his award as as the outstanding personality supporting MUASA activities from the Chair Welfare-MUASA Mr. Arthur Mugisha (R) on 17th December 2018 in his Office, Main Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) has awarded outstanding members and key stakeholders for supporting its agenda, activities/programmes and vibrancy.

This was during the MUASA end of year party held on Friday, 14th December 2018 at the Senior Staff Canteen, Makerere University.

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Department of Physics Hosts JUAMI 2018 Plenary

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe presides over the JUAMI Plenary opening ceremony on 14th December 2018 in the Main Hall, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Mak is hosting the Third Joint Undertaking for an African Materials Institute (JUAMI) from 10th to 21st December 2018.

The Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University is hosting the Joint Undertaking for an African Materials Institute (JUAMI) from 10th to 21st December 2018. The plenary was officially opened by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe in the Main Hall on Friday, 14th December 2018.

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Mak-RUFORUM-Carnegie MSc Research Opportunity

The JICA Building, College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences, Makerere University, with support through a RUFORUM and Carnegie Foundation Post-doctoral fellowship is carrying out research activities that will  contribute to improvement in the areas of fish feed formulation, fish production and value addition through integrated farming system and multidisciplinary approaches.   In view of the above goal, applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified graduate students to be part of this post-doctoral fellowship research team.

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Ubuntu; The Answer to Ending GBV – Prof. Sylvia Tamale

The Director of Research and Graduate Training at Makerere University, Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi together with the  program Specialist of UN Women-Uganda Ms. Susan Oregede posing for a photo with the HeforShe campaign plaque card.

Makerere University Academician and Ugandan human rights activist Prof. Sylvia Tamale has called upon Ugandans to embrace the values of Ubuntu in order to end Gender Based Violence and sexual harassment among communities.


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