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Persuasion-an effective tool to communicate research for social change

The Executive Director for National Planning Authority (NPA) Dr. Joseph Muvawala interacting with the PhD fellows.

The Executive Director for National Planning Authority (NPA) Dr. Joseph Muvawala has highlighted the importance of using persuasion to communicate research for social change. This was during the Makerere University PhD Convention held on 14th November 2019 under the theme; “Communicating Research for Social Change.”

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Prof. Senteza Kajubi Lecture Re-awakens Debate on Quality Education

The Chairperson Council-Mrs. Lorna Magara (2nd Right) poses with L-R: DVCAA-Dr. Umar Kakumba, Dr. David Onen, Rev. Canon Dr. John Senyonyi and Principal CEES-Prof. Fred Masagazi Masaazi shortly after presenting Dr. Senyonyi and Dr. Onen with plaques following the 2nd Prof. William Senteza Kajubi Memorial Lecture, 14th November 2019, CTF 2, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The Second Professor William Senteza Kajubi Memorial Lecture was yet another opportunity for the family, friends and educationists from all over Uganda and beyond to celebrate the life of this gallant alumnus and career teacher. Held in the Central Teaching Facility 2 (CTF 2) Auditorim, Makerere University on Thursday 14th November 2019, the Lecture was organised by the College of Education and External Studies (CEES) with support from friends and the family of the late Professor William Senteza Kajubi.

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Call For Applications: Bergen Summer Research School 2020

Call For Applications, Bergen Summer Research School, June 8-18, 2020, University of Bergen (UiB), Norway. Image: BSRS/UiB

How can your research contribute to solving global challenges? How do you design, conduct and communicate research to stimulate social change? And how do you create actionable knowledge?

The Bergen Summer Research School 2020 (BSRS 2020), University of Bergen (UiB) explores the interfaces between science, society and politics. Six parallel courses will focus on key global challenges, including climate change, energy transition, sustainable oceans, media & democracy, food systems, and migrant health.

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Call For Abstracts: GORILLA International Conference

Department of Geography, Geo-Informatics and Climatic Sciences, CAES, Call For Abstracts for the Geographical Science for Resilient Communities, Ecosystems and Livelihoods under Global Environmental Change (GORILLA) International Conference, 28th - 30th May 2020, Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala Uganda.

The Department of Geography, Geo-Informatics and Climatic Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), Makerere University is hosting an International Conference under the Theme: Geographical Science for Resilient Communities, Ecosystems and Livelihoods under Global Environmental Change (GORILLA).

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Press Release: Hult Prize Information Session at Mak a Success

Some of the participants that took part in the Hult Prize Information Session on 13th November 2019, Senate Conference Room, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda, in preparation December Pitch Competition.

Makerere University, the home of innovations on 13th November hosted a Hult prize information session in preparations for the forthcoming pitch competition scheduled for 9th December 2019.

The event that attracted students and with over 60 innovations from all corners and edges of the university was hosted at the Makerere University Senate Conference Room from 2:00 - 4:00pm.

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Shandong Province Delegation Visits Mak, Presents Nishan House

The DVCAA-Dr. Umar Kakumba (2nd Right) flanked by Head, African Languages-Dr. Gilbert Gumoshabe (Left) and Director, Confucius Institute-Prof. Xia Zhuoqiong (Right) receives the Nishan House Plaque from Honourable Fu Zhifang (2nd Left) on 11th November 2019, Council Room, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

A delegation from the Shandong Province of the People’s Republic of China on Tuesday, 11th November 2019 visited Makerere University and presented the Nishan House; a symbolic representation of the birth place of Confucius, the great philosopher after whom Confucius Institutes are named. The delegation was led by Honourable Fu Zhifang, President of the Shandong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPC).

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DDT Project Sets Teaching Model for University-Industry Linkage

L-R: Dr. Frank Mugagga, Dr. Fred Babweteera, Prof. Hubert Roth-Siegen, Mr. Fred Matovu-UNCCI, Dr. Jackson Majaliwa Mwanjololo, Prof. Denis Mpairwe, Prof. Imasiku A. Nyambe and other participants during the Demand Driven Teaching (DDT) project’s concluding meeting, 8th November 2019, SFTNB Conference Hall, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The towards Demand Driven Teaching (DDT) project has come to an end with a call on universities, governments and national chamber of commerce to embrace an education system that links universities to industries to address the needs of society and create jobs for the youth. The call was made during the final meeting to end the project where different partners chatted the way forward in terms of sustainability.

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H.E. Elin Østebø Johansen Applauds Longstanding Mak-UiB Collaboration

The Norwegian Ambassador to Uganda-H.E. Elin Østebø Johansen (Centre) chats with the Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Right) and Pro-Rector UiB-Prof. Margareth Hagen after delivering her remarks at the celebrations on 7th November 2019, CTF2 Auditorium, CoBAMS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. #MakUiB30

The Ambassador of Norway to Uganda H.E. Elin Østebø Johansen has highlighted the need to increase support towards development of the African Education System.  This was at the 30years celebrations of the Makerere University (Mak)-University of Bergen (UiB) Collaboration that were held on 7th November 2019 at the CTF 2 Auditorium, Makerere University.  

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Job Re-Advertisement: Positions of Principal and Deputy Principal

An elevated shot of the Arts Quadrangle, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda on a bright sunny morning. Date taken: 22nd October 2012

Makerere University seeks to fill key positions of Principal and Deputy Principal in the Colleges listed below. The Colleges of Makerere University are semi-autonomous academic units comprised of Schools, Institutes and Departments which carry out academic and administrative functions to fulfil the mandates of teaching, research, community outreach and knowledge transfer.

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EfD-Mak Centre hosts Policy Dialogue on Governance and Natural Resources

Prof. Elly Sabiiti (Left) contributes to the discussion during the Policy Dialogue organised by the EfD-Makerere University Centre on 7th November 2019, Senate Conference Hall, Kampala Uganda.

Environment for Development Initiative (EfD–Mak) Centre on 7th November 2019 hosted its first policy dialogue on Governance and Natural Resources at the Senate Conference Room, Makerere University. The event attracted over 150 participants from public and private sector, research institutions, civil society organizations, representatives from government ministries and agencies, development partners, staff and students from Makerere University among others.

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