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Inspecting Phase II of Mak Indoor Games Stadium

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe inspects ongoing works under Phase II of the construction of the Indoor Games Stadium on 18th July 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

I have this afternoon inspected Phase II of the construction of the Indoor Games Stadium. I thank the UPDF Engineering Brigade for resumption of the works with an improved layout.

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Meeting the UHI Governing Council & Management

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (3rd Left) and DVCFA-Prof. William Bazeyo (Left) with Members of the Governing Council and Management of the Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) during the meeting on 18th July 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

This morning the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration)-DVCFA, Prof. William Bazeyo and I received members of the Governing Council and Management of the Uganda Heart Institute. We discussed more Research collaboration opportunities between Makerere University and the Heart Institute which is doing a great job for this Country.

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CAES Short Course by K-State's Prof. Philip G. Gayle

Short Course by K-State's Prof. Philip G. Gayle, Topic: Topic: “Empirical Analyses of Short-run Price Competition in Differentiated-Products Industries”, 22nd - 26th July 2019, CAES, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Department of Agribusiness and Natural Resource Economics, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), Makerere University in collaboration with Kansas State University (K-State) invite you for yet another interesting short course.

Topic: “Empirical Analyses of Short-run Price Competition in Differentiated-Products Industries”

Visiting Lecturer: Prof. Philip G. Gayle, Kansas State University, USA

Date: Monday 22nd July – Friday 26th July 2019

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Mak Breaks Ground for UGX2.4bn MaRCCI Office Block & Lecture Theatres

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe cuts the tape marking the start of the construction of the UGX2.4bn MaRCCI Office block and Lecture Theatres under the World Bank ACEII project, 16th July 2019, MUARIK, Makerere University, Wakiso Uganda. Applauding are CAES Principal-Prof. Bernard Bashaasha (2nd R), MaRCCI PI-Dr. Richard Edema (R) and other officials.

The Vice Chancellor, Makerere University, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe on 16th July 2019 opened  the ground marking the start of the construction of the Office block and Lecture theatres for the Makerere University Regional Centre for Crop Improvement (MaRCCI) under the Eastern & Southern Africa Higher Education   Centres of Excellence (ACEII) project. The facility will cost approximately UGX2.4billion.

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Mak Main Library Set to Host Indian Culture and History Corner

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Left) receives a copy of Mohandas K. Gandhi's autobiography "The Story of My Experiments with Truth" from the High Commissioner of India to Uganda, Mr. Shri Ravi Shankar (Right) during his visit to Makerere University, Kampala Uganda on Monday 15th July 2019.

On 15th July 2019, the High Commissioner of India to Uganda Mr. Shri Ravi Shankar together with the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe held a discussion on the establishment of the Indian corner in the Makerere University Main Library.

The Indian Corner will be a well-stocked one-stop Centre for staff, students and the general community to access information and resources on Indian history and culture, scholarships and other study opportunities.

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3rd International Summer School on Software Engineering and IS

Block B of the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. CoCIS will host the 3rd Edition of the Bright Summer School 2019 from 22nd to 26th July 2019

The 3rd  Edition of the International Summer School on Software Engineering  and Information Systems (IS) intends to provide a contribution to PhD students and academic and industrial researchers on latest findings in the field of Software Engineering and information. The Summer School will be hosted by the Schol of Computing and Information Technology, Makerere University, from 22nd to 26th July 2019.

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Award by the HERS-EA Leadership

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Centre) receives an award from HERS-EA Coordinator, Ms. Naomi Lumutenga (3rd Right) on 12th July 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

This morning I received an award from the leadership of HERS East Africa based at Mississippi State University. We have agreed to promote training of women leaders in Higher Education Institutions. Thank you HERS!

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Meeting with the NutriFish Team

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Centre) meeting the NutriFish Project team headed by Dr. Jackson Efitre (2nd Left) on 12th July 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

This morning I held interesting discussions with a group of Makerere University researchers led by Dr. Jackson Efitre, who have won an international research award on fish nutrients. Congratulations to the winning team!

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Minds Illuminated as Mak Hosts the Day of Moringa Science

The Principal, College of Health Sciences (CHS), Prof. Charles Ibingira delivers the opening remarks at The Day of Moringa Science, 9th July 2019, Davies Lecture Theatre, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Moringa oleifera also dubbed the superfood of superfoods or ‘Miracle’ tree is the most widely cultivated species of the Moringa genus of trees with its origins in South Asia. In Uganda, Moringa oleifera leaves are widely consumed by communities, mostly for their nutritional and medicinal values. Its use continues to multiply rapidly with countless products made from the tree’s leaves and roots lining supermarket and pharmacy shelves. It has however been noted that the use of Moringa oleifera is not well standardised.

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Mak receives property: NIC hands over Plot 2A Kampala Road

The  Plot 2A is developed with a five storey structure along Kampala Road with a gatehouse and a generator house at the south western end.

On Wednesday 10th July 2019, the Chairperson of National Insurance Corporation (NIC) Dr. Martin Jerome Okec Aliker together with the Managing Director Mr. Bayo Folayan handed over property located on Plot 2A Kampala Road to Makerere University Chairperson of Council, Mrs. Lorna Magara.

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