- Academic Units
A variety of research projects are taking place across the University. In the following section, we highlight some of them.
Makerere University with support from Sida/SAREC has undertaken several research projects in the Faculties of Social Sciences, Agriculture, Medicine and Technology. The key focus of support was on research and PhD supervision in the various areas as outlined below:
The following research projects have been supported by NORAD
Directorate of ICT Research Projects include:
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‘Water is Life: Amazzi Bulamu’ (2007-2011) is a large multi-disciplinary project comprising a partnership of Irish Higher Education Institutions (Dundalk Institute of Technology, NUI Maynooth, Dublin City University, Trinity College Dublin,Dublin Institute of Technology Bolton St., The Royal College of Surgeons in
Ireland, University College Dublin and Queens University Belfast), Makerere University in Uganda and various NGOs. The goal of the partnership, in support of the Government of Ireland’s development goals, is: to build research capacity in Ireland and Africa and to conduct research that supports sustainable water resource
management as a catalyst for sustainable economic and social development in rural Uganda.
The project is funded under the Programme for Strategic Cooperation between Irish Aid and Higher-Education and Research Institutes (2007-2011) and is led by Dundalk Institute of Technology.
The partner institutions wish to recruit 8 PhD researchers as outlined in Table 1, each with a start date of 1st January 2010. All PhDs are fully funded for 36 months and Successful candidates will be required to spend time in both Ireland and Uganda as Part of their course of study. Practical work experience, particularly in a developing Country, would be an advantage for many of the projects.
The PhD scholarships will include: