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Welcome to the College of Natural Science (CONAS), Makerere University. We’re the heart of this great university, a community of more than 1,000 students and more than 100 School members spread in 6 departments; Biochemistry & Sports Sciences, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics. Read More

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Fare Thee Well: Obituaries

 Professor Bernard T. Kiremire

  Professor Kiremire joined Makerere University as a Teaching Assistant in 1974, was promoted to rank of Lecturer in 1980. He was promoted to rank of Associate Professor in       1992 and became a full professor in 2006. Prof. Kiremire served Makerere in leadership/management capacities as well (Head of Department and Member of Senate)


Professor Bukenya-Ziraba

 We pay tribute and celebrate the life of our colleague, friend, father figure and mentor, Professor Remegius Bukenya-Ziraba. It was with deep sorrow that we  learned of the sudden death of Prof. Bukenya-Ziraba on Saturday, 7th December 2013. Read more


Mr. Mamgbi Robert

 He was born on the 17th August 1978 and died on the 18th March 2014 at Mulago Hospital. Mr. Mamgbi will be remembered as a hard working, calm person, great trainer  and mentor to colleagues and students. He will be greatly missed at the College and the entire University. Read More