Former East African Community Affairs’ Director appointed University Secretary at MUST

Former East African Community Affairs’ Director appointed University Secretary at MUST

Mr. Lawrence Pac Mujuni Mpitsi has officially taken office as Mbarara University of Science and Technology‘s (MUST) second University Secretary. He replaces Dr. Charles Kibirige, the pioneer University Secretary who recently retired. Mr. Mujuni brings holds a Masters of Arts in Public Policy Management from the Institute of Social Studies in the Hague, Netherlands. He also […]

Profile of Prof. Harriet Mayanja-Kizza; Dean School of Medicine at Makerere University College of Health Sciences

Profile of Prof. Harriet Mayanja-Kizza; Dean School of Medicine at Makerere University College of Health Sciences

Is an internist and immunologist trained at Makerere University, Uganda and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She is the Dean of the School of Medicine at Makerere University College of Health Sciences. Honorary Lecturer, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. (Adjunct appointment). She is a holder of a Master of Science (MS) […]

Profile of Edward Kirumira, a Professor of Sociology at Makerere University

Profile of Edward Kirumira, a Professor of Sociology at Makerere University

Trained at Makerere University, Exeter University (U.K.), the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in the UK and the University of Copenhagen in Denmark in collaboration with Harvard University, USA. Prof. Kirumira specialized in Population and Reproductive Health with extensive research work in HIV/AIDS, emergent diseases and international health issues, Family relationships, health seeking […]

Meet Prof. John Tabuti an ethno botanist and researcher at Makerere university

Meet Prof. John Tabuti an ethno botanist and researcher at Makerere university

John Robert Stephen Tabuti is a Professor of Medicinal Plants, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Makerere University. He is an educator, ethno botanist and researcher. His ethno botanical research interests are aimed at identifying, promoting and conserving useful plant species. He is principally interested in documenting plant use, and researching the effects of such […]

African researchers can apply for VW Call for Pre-Proposals for Postdoc Fellowships

African researchers can apply for VW Call for Pre-Proposals for Postdoc Fellowships

The Volkswagen Foundation’s funding initiative “Knowledge for Tomorrow – Cooperative Research Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa” aims at providing sustainable support for research and research capacity development in Sub-Saharan Africa. This funding scheme represents a fundamental career development strategy for African researchers, as it provides promising postdoctoral researchers based in Africa with opportunities to enhance both […]

Meet Paul Edward Mugambi, the first Mathematics Professor in E. Africa

Prof. P.E.T Mugambi was a highly respected lecturer in the Department of Mathematics at Makerere University for many years. Because of his mathematical skills, Prof. Paul Mugambi is widely regarded as the “grandfather” of mathematics in Uganda. Profile of Prof. Paul Edward Mugambi, the first Professor of Mathematics in Uganda and E. Africa. Prof. Paul Edward Tebekyagenda […]