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Uganda’s Minister of Education and Sports hails Mastercard Foundation for their support to Uganda

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni meets the President and CEO of Mastercard Foundation, Reeta Roy (Front Right Flank) and the Makerere Team (Left Flank) led by Chairperson Council-Mrs. Lorna Magara, Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, DVCFA-Prof. William Bazeyo and RUFORUM Executive Secretary-Prof. Adipala Ekwamu on 4th January 2019, Kampala Uganda

Reeta Roy the President and CEO of Mastercard Foundation on 4th January 2019 met a delegation from Makerere University, RUFORUM and Ministry of Education and Sports at the State House, Nakasero, Uganda.  The convener of the meeting was the First Lady of the Republic of Uganda who is also the Minister of Education and Sports.

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DRGT, CoBAMS Mount Advanced Statistical Data Analysis PhD Training Course

The Director DRGT-Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi (Centre) and the lead Facilitator-Prof. Leonard Atuhaire (3rd R) with PhD Students at the launch of the Advanced Statistical Data Analysis Course, 7th January 2019, Main Library, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT) in partnership with the School of Statistics, College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS) led by Prof. Leonard Atuhaire on Monday, 7th January 2018 commenced a 3-week training course in the practical application of statistics for analysis of research data. The course revisits standard statistical techniques together with comprehensive hands on illustration of their application using a standard statistical package (e.g. STATA).

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Mak-UPC Set to Establish Institute of Geoscience and Petroleum

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (4th R) and the Vice President of China University of Petroleum Prof. Jun Yao (4th L) together with the DVCAA-Dr. Umar Kakumba (2nd R) and the UPC delegation after the Agreement signing on 7th January 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

On 7th January 2019, Makerere University together with the China University of Petroleum (UPC) signed an agreement to co-establish and operationalize the Institute of Geoscience and Petroleum at Makerere University. The agreement was signed by the Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe and the Vice President of China University of Petroleum Prof. Jun Yao on behalf of the two universities respectively. The two parties agreed to develop and implement;

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Mak 69th Graduation Ceremony First Class Lists

The best overall student at the 68th Graduation, Ms. Nyamenya Caroline (4th R) poses for a photo with the Chancellor-Prof. Ezra Suruma (Centre), her parents (2nd and 3rd Right) and L-R: Convocation Chair-Dr. Tanga Odoi, MUBS Principal-Prof. Waswa Balunywa, Academic Registrar-Mr. Alfred Masikye Namoah and Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe on Day 3 of the Ceremony, 18th January 2018, Freedom Square, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released the list of candidates who attained First Class Degrees.  The 69th Graduation Ceremony will be held from Tuesday 15th January, 2014 to Friday 18th January, 2019

In total, 13,333 Graduands will receive their awards with 6,707 (50.3%) being female and 6,626 (49.7%) being male

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ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW): Call For Applications

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Start your engines, robots, and devices - it's time for a little competition!

The ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) is back and seeking top social innovators from around the world for its 2019 annual competition. This global contest is open to any individual or organization interested in taking a “hardware-led social innovation” to market. Applicants should have an existing prototype and have conducted some initial user outreach. In-person showcase events will take place in:

    India—April 4
    Kenya—May 9
    USA—June 13

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Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019: Call for Applications

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Do you have a transformative tech solution for Agriculture, Connectivity, Energy, Health, or Water? Is your innovation more than just a concept, with a functioning, market-ready business model? If the answer is yes, then you will want to apply to the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, June 4-5, in the Hague, the Netherlands.

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Vice Chancellor’s Media Briefing January 2019

The Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (C) flanked by L-R: DVCFA-Prof. William Bazeyo, DVCAA-Dr. Umar Kakumba, Deputy University Secretary-Mr. Yusuf Kiranda and Academic Registrar-Mr. Alfred Namoah Masikye at the Press Briefing on 3rd January 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

On 3rd January 2019, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe together with members of the University Management made their first 2019 public appearance and unveiled some of the developments the University is focusing on come 2019.

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Call for applications:Admission to Bachelor of Education External (BED) 2019/20

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The Academic Registrar, Makerere university invites applications for admission to a three-year BACHELOR OF EDUCATION EXTERNAL (BED) degree programme for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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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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