International Day of Mathematics Marathon - 18th March 2018

The 14th of March was designated by UNESCO as the Pi Day (International Day of Mathematics). The Uganda Women in Mathematics together with the Department of Mathematics of Makerere University are organising the first ever marathon for Mathematics on the 18th March 2018 in celebration of Pi Day in Uganda. The theme of the marathon is 'Promoting Equal Access and Success in Mathematics Learning Environment'. Funds generated from the marathon will be utilised to provide support and training to Mathematics educators in primary and secondary schools in Uganda. You can get your kit from the Department of Mathematics at 20,000/=. See attached flyer for details.The marathon is organised in conjunction with the International Science Programme (Uppsala University, Sweden), Airtel Uganda, Kyambogo University, Busitema University, Gulu University, Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), Mountains of the Moon University, the East African Universities Mathematics Programme (EAUMP) and the Uganda Mathematical Society.Details can be obtained from:Makerere University- Dr. Betty Nannyonga Kivumbi- Ms. Nakakawa Juliet- Dr. David Ssevviiri (HoD Mathematics)- Prof. Juma Kasozi (EAUMP)Kyambogo University- Dr. Hasfa NampalaMUST- Ms. Nabawanda OliviaBusitema University- Ms. Nalule RebeccaMountains of the Moon UniversityMs. Namugaya JaliraUganda Mathematical SocietyDr. I.G. Mirumbe

Event Venue: 
Makerere University Freedom Square
Additional Information: 
Contact Information: 
Dr. Betty Nannyonga Kivumbi, Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematics - College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University; Email: bnk@cns.mak.ac.ug ; bnkivumbi@gmail.com