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The Makerere-Yale-University of California Berkeley PART Program (& Makerere HIV ImS Training Program), sponsored by the National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center D43 HIV/AIDS Research Training program, announces plans to recruit a new cohort of participants for its newly renamed Implementation Research and Practice Incubator (IRPI) program, formerly known as the Implementation...

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Our delegation has participated in the UNESCO DAY in Padua. We met the Governor of Venice Province and the Mayor of Padua City. Padua City has several UNESCO World Heritage sites and Makerere is collaborating with Padua to apply for UNESCO recognition of Mt. Moroto as a World Heritage site due to its unique flora and fauna. The post Participating in UNESCO Day-Padua appeared first on Makerere...

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Makerere University has been listed in 19 out of 60 projects awarded funding under the NORHED II programme set to run from 2021 to 2026. Launched by Norad (Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation) in 2012, NORHED is Norway’s flagship programme on higher education and research for development. According to the announcement on the Norad website, 199 applications were submitted to the call...

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Today in Padua, Italy I have signed MOUs with the University of Padua (UniPD) and the University of Catania (UniCT). We have agreed to cooperate on academic exchange, joint research and others. Together, we should work to make the World a better place. The post Signing MoUs with UniPD & UniCT appeared first on Makerere University News.

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By Sverre Ole Drønen NORHED is Norway’s national flagship programme on higher education and research for development. NORHED II represents the second time the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) awards funding through the programme. A total of 1.1 billion Norwegian kroner (NOK) were awarded to a total of 60 projects out of 199 applications, of which NOK 250 million were awarded to...

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By Hasifa Kabejja Makerere University has launched a new Masters programme in French Language Studies. The programme was officially launched by the Deputy Director, Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT) at Makerere University, Dr. Wamala Robert on 15th September 2021. The main objective of the Master in French Language Studies (MAFLS) is to build professional capacities in the...

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Makerere University in partnership with University of Pretoria on 14th September 2021 hosted the Future Africa’s Early Career Research Leader Fellowship (ECRLF) Dissemination Workshop in the Central Teaching Facility 2 (CTF 2) Auditorium and virtually. ECRLF’s aim is to offer an opportunity for development of research leaders who will be able to fill a critical gap in the African research capacity...

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I congratulate Drs. Moses Joloba, David Kateete and Charles Batte upon the award of USD 1.75 million from the National Health Institutes, USA to support the development of research capacity for data science for infectious and Non-communicable diseases. The post Congratulations Drs. Joloba, Kateete & Batte appeared first on Makerere University News.

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My name is Irene Bayiyana and I am one of the RUFORUM Alumni. I am an agricultural economist, with a master’s degree in Agricultural and Applied Economics and a PhD in Economics. Currently, I am working as a Research Officer/Agricultural Economist based at the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)/ National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI) – Namulonge. When I attained a...

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The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), Makerere University houses a state of the art laboratory – the Core Laboratory (CL) – certified by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and accredited by the Uganda Ministry of Health (MoH) as a lead partner in strengthening laboratory systems. In line with its 5-year (2018-2023) goal of ‘providing high-quality lab services at IDI to meet both...

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I received a copy of the Korean journal ‘Tomorrow’ in which my article on youth empowerment is published from James Kim, the representative of International Youth Foundation in Uganda. Thank you Kim! The post ‘Tomorrow’ Article on Youth Empowerment appeared first on Makerere University News.

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