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Mak Doctoral Convention 2017

PhD fellows at Makerere University Kampala (Pf@Mak) is organizing a Doctoral Convention 2017 due on 23rd November 2017. This year’s theme is “Translating Knowledge into Policy and Practice”

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REDD-EA Dissemination Workshop Kicks Off

L-R: Prof. Doglous Shiel-Co-Principal Investigator REDD-EA, Prof. John Tabuti-Principal Investigator REDD-EA, Ritah Namisango-Senior PRO, Prof. Hannington Oryem-Origa-Chair NIDIC NORHED Programme, Dr. Daniel Waiswa-Coordinator Graduate Studies CAES and Prof. Pius Yanda-University of Dar-es-Salaam at the launch of the Dissemination Workshop, 16th November 2017, Kolping Hotel, Kampala Uganda

Makerere University is collaborating on a project called Building capacity for REDD+ in East Africa for improved ecosystem health and for sustainable livelihoods in Eastern Africa (REDD-EA).  REDD+ is a policy framework aimed at mitigating climate change. The project supports 14 PhD students and 27 Masters students and several senior researchers at both Makerere University and at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM).

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First Lady Launches African Centres of Excellence

First Lady-Hon. Janet Kataaha Museven (Seated 3rd R), Hon. Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye (Seated 2nd R), Hon. Rosemary Sseninde (Seated 3rd L), DVCFA-Prof. William Bazeyo (R), Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza (3rd R) with World Bank Officials, Vice Chancellors and Government Officials during the launch of ACE projects, 15th November 2017, Kampala Uganda

The First Lady and Minister for Education and Sports, Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni has today, 15th November 2017 launched the World Bank funded Africa Centres of Excellence, two of which are housed at Makerere University. One of these centres is at the College of Engineering, Design, Art and technology (CEDAT) while the other is at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Studies (CAES).

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Meet the Startups Pitching at Seedstars Africa

Seedstars Africa Summit, DECEMBER 12 - 14, 2017, MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE

Seedstars World (SSW), the  global community and platform for entrepreneurs in technology in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is hosting the third annual Seedstars Africa Summitthat connects the most relevant players in innovation and technology in Africa with the world and between each other.

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Mak -Stellenbosch Joint Doctoral School on going

Dr Wildfred Lajul  Dr. Wilfred Lajul - Head of Department of Philosophy and Development Studies(Left), Dr.Krige Siebrits-Stellenbosch University, Ms. Angella Asio -Project Administrator - Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT), Director Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi (DRGT), Dr. Ada Jansen and Prof. Estian Calitz from Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences Stellenbosch University, Ms. Corina Du Toit - Programme Manager of the African Doctoral Academy at Stellenbosch University,  pose for a photo

The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT) is hosting the fourth Joint Doctoral School between African Doctoral Academy (ADA) Stellenbosch and Makerere University.

The two-week training commenced on 6th November 2017 at Conference Hall, Level 4 in Senate Building, Makerere University. The fourth Doctoral School is majoring Philosophy of Methods and the Department of Philosophy and Development Studies, Makerere University is conducting the training.

The 4th Joint Doctoral School was opened by the Director of DRGT, Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi.

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Makerere University and Embassy of Sweden officials hold consultative meeting

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance &Administration) Prof. William Bazeyo (R), Susanne Spets - Head of Development Cooperation(L), Gity Behravan - First Secretary,Research Cooperation(2nd L) at the meeting with a team from Directorate of Graduate Training.

“Over the past 16 years of collaboration, the Swedish government has invested to the tune of US$ 73 million into Uganda’s graduate training and scientific environments in the public universities – the main recipient being Makerere University.”

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Vice Chancellor and Management visit CEDAT

L-R: Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Ag. DVCFA-Prof. William Bazeyo, HRD Manager Records & Information-Mr. Ssanyu Lawrence and Director PDD-Dr. Florence Nakayiwa during the meeting with staff at CEDAT, 13th November 2017,

The Vice Chancellor Makerere University, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe yesterday held a meeting with staff of the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT). The Vice Chancellor was accompanied by members of Management who included the Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Finance and Administration (DVCFA), Prof. William Bazeyo, the Director Planning and Development (PDD), Dr Florence Nakayiwa, Director DRGT, Prof.

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Wollega University to learn from Makerere University

The delegation from Wollega University at the meeting with Acting Vice Chancellor Dr. Ernest Okello Ogwang

A delegation of staff from Wollega University in Ethiopia paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor Makerere University on Friday 10th November 2017 to share experiences and learn from the good practices at Makerere University.

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Wollega University discusses partnership with CoNAS

Principal CoNAS-Prof. J.Y.T Mugisha (2nd R) flanked by Deputy Principal-Prof. Fredrick Muyodi (R) and Makerere staff meeting the delegation from Wollega University, Ethiopia on 13th November 2017, CoNAS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Principal, College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS),   Professor J.Y.T. Mugisha together with other members of the college management hosted a delegation from Wollega University, Ethiopia on Monday 13th November led by Dr. Tifsehit Solomon (Vice President – Community Engagement and University Industry Partnership). The delegation from Wollega University visited CoNAS to share experiences of teaching and learning in the natural sciences. The meeting also explored possibilities of collaborating in research activities, capacity building, staff and students exchanges.

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Verbal Explosion as Literati Celebrate the Spoken Word

L-R: Dr. Gilbert Gumoshabe, Prof. Sr. Dominic Dipio, Dr. Josephine Ahikire, Mwalimu Prof. Austin Bukenya and Dr. Okot Benge launch Word Craft, 9th November 2017, QAD Telepresence Centre, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The atmosphere was literally thick with words as literature teachers, students and enthusiasts from all walks of life gathered on Thursday 9th November 2017 in the Quality Assurance Directorate’s Telepresence Centre, Makerere University to launch Word Craft. Word Craft is a two hour documentary directed by Prof. Sr. Dominic Dipio, Department of Literature, College of Humanities and Social Science (CHUSS) focusing on the Word as what defines and shapes human relationship in its everyday and specialised usages.


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