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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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Dr. Linda Sapochak, Director of the Division for Materials Research from the US National Science Foundation was hosted by the Department of Physics, College of Natural...

Students of Senior 3 from the Green Hill Academy visited the Makerere University Herbarium on 11th October 2016. The students toured the botanical garden and the...

Riding on the theme, “Investing in Research and Innovating for Society”, the Sida Annual Review meeting took place last week from 10th - 14...

Sida Science day was held on the 10th October 2016 as one of the activities of the Annual Review Meeting (ARM) of the Makerere/Sida collaboration. Teaching staff from the College of Natural...

At a ceremony held on the 28th September 2016 in Johannesburg South Africa, fourteen African women scientists working in Science, Technology, Engineering...

A Research methods and scientific writing seminar was held on the 26th to 27th September 2016 at the College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS). The seminar hosted by the...

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