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February 2019

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Call For Proposals: EEP Africa Innovative Approaches to Gender Inclusion

UGA11085 Absolute Energy Image:EEP Africa

The Energy and Environment Partnership covering Southern and East Africa (EEP Africa) is a multi-donor trust fund providing early-stage financing to innovative clean energy projects. Its overall goal is to promote sustainable and inclusive green growth and contribute
to achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Mak holds Good Health Research Practices Training in partnership with DAAD

The in-Country DAAD Office Representative-Mr. Steven Heimlich (2nd Left) and Member of the School of Health Sciences Research and Ethics Committee-Dr. Juliet Kiguli (2nd Right) with some of the over 40 participants at the Mak-Heidelberg University DAAD Alumni Event training on GHRP, 18th February 2019, CHS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Over 40 participants have convened at the School of Health Sciences, Makerere University to take part in the Kampala-Uganda DAAD Alumni Event training on Good Health Research Practices (GHRP). The participants include teaching staff from Bioethics, social sciences, environment, food science, animal science, pharmacy, philosophy, ICT, public health, library science, and members of the School’s- Research and Ethics Committee (REC).

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Nurturing Entrepreneurs: VC Launches Mastercard US$200k Seed Fund

Dr. Eria Hisali (Centre with Mic) is joined by Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Staff (MCFSP), Alumni and students to launch the Entrepreneurship Seed Fund  and MCFSP Alumni Association on 15th February 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. The Seed Fund worth US$200,000 is in line with the Foundation’s two-year Strategy Young Africa Works

On Friday, 15th February 2019, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe represented by the Principal, College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS) Dr. Eria Hisali launched the Entrepreneurship Seed Fund for the MasterCard Foundation Scholars and Alumni of Makerere University. The Entrepreneurship Seed Fund will support Scholars and alumni to create economic opportunities within their communities through social ventures.  

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Call For Applications: 2020 Fulbright Foreign Student Program

Men of the cloth: Masters Graduands from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) during the fourth session of the 69th Graduation Ceremony, 18th January 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The U.S. Mission is now accepting applications for the 2020 Fulbright Foreign Student Program. This program awards grants to Ugandan university faculty and others to pursue advanced degree, nondegree, or research programs in the United States. Although core exchanges are with universities, candidates who are aliated with other educational, cultural, or professional institutions may apply.

Applicants seeking to pursue a Ph.D. must detail their intended research area and be prepared to submit a writing sample.

Application/Selection Process

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Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organisations Visit Mak, Commend Progress

The Chancellor, Prof. Ezra Suruma (Right) hands over an assortment of Mak publications to Mr. Arthur Stark, Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (Left) during the delegation's visit to Makerere University, Kampala Uganda on 14th February 2019.

A delegation of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations led by the Chairman, Mr. Arthur Stark visited Makerere University on Thursday, 14th February 2019. The Conference comprises over 50 organizations established with the aim of strengthening the Israeli–American relations.

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Mak Receives Biotechnology Laboratory Equipment under AfDB-HEST Project

Assoc. Prof. Denis Mpairwe (Right) oversees the delicate offloading process of the new Biotechnology Lab Equipment on 11th February 2019 at CAES, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) on Monday, 11th February 2019 received a consignment of the Biotechnology Laboratory equipment as part of the package for the university under the AfDB-HEST 5year (2013-2018) Government-secured loan. The consignment containing over 140 items was delivered at the School of Agricultural Sciences (SAS) and received by the Head, Department of Agricultural Production Associate Professor Denis Mpairwe.

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Call for Papers for 2019 International Conference - Africa Research Universities Alliance (ARUA)

Call for Papers for 2019 International Conference - Africa Research Universities Alliance (ARUA)

Call for Papers for 2019 International Conference 

Africa and the Fourth Industrial Revolution: 

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Mak Receives MUARIK AfDB-HEST State-of–the-art Graduate Lab Complex

The Principal CAES-Prof. Bernard Bashaasha (C) flanked by Arch Designs Ltd. representatives Eng. Florence Lunyoro (L) and Arch. Dickson Wetala (R) inspects one of the Washrooms in the Gradute Training and Research Lab on 11th Feburary 2019 during the site handover at MUARIK, Makerere University, Wakiso Uganda
  • The facility is to host the First National Agricultural Library in the country
  • Mak to host the best Biotechnology, Animal, Soil and Crop science laboratories
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Mak Chancellor presents Appreciation Awards to Outgoing Council as the New Chairperson of Council receives Instruments of Power

The New Chairperson of Council Mrs Lorna Magara receiving  Instruments of Power from the Chancellor Prof. Ezra Suruma. Other members presents is the Outgoing Chairperson of Council Eng.Dr. Charles Wana-Etyem and the University Secretary Mr. Charles Barugahare.

On Friday 8th February 2019, the Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. Ezra Suruma presented appreciated awards to the Outgoing Chairperson and Members of Makerere University Council (Dec 2014 to Dec 2018) in recognition of their dedicated service to this great institution.

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DRGT and Dept. of Sociology Complete PhD Training in Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis

The Director, DRGT-Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi (4th L) with Resource Persons and PhD Students that took part in the 2-week Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis Training, 8th February 2019, School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

On Friday, 8th February 2019, the Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT) in collaboration with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) brought to a close the 2-week long PhD Integrative Training in Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis at the School of Women and Gender Studies.

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