Research Projects

EnPe project

The Department acquired through the EnPe project an Agilent 240 Series AA spectrometer and related accessories which included full laboratory refurbishment.

From 2016 - 2020, EnPe programme was renewed to involve Makerere University, University of Juba, South Sudan and University of Bergen, Norway totaling NOK 8.5 million (~ US$ 1 million) which support MSc, PhD and staff research projects.

Capacity Building in Sustainability and Environmental Management

Capacity Building in Sustainability and Environmental Management; a project funded by the European Commission. Other partners include: The Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU), Trondheim-Norway, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands; University of Lisbon-Portugal; Makerere University Business School, Mbarara University of Science & Technology and other partners from India and Nepal. Total grant for Makerere is 58,000 Euros for the period 2016-2019. The project started in 2017.

COTRA Project: ‘Collaborative Training in Fisheries and Aquaculture in East, Central and Southern Africa (COTRA)’

COTRA Project: The European Union is funding an initiative worth EUROS-      1,399,875 where the College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS) is working with regional and international universities to support graduate training in Fisheries. The initiative is titled, ‘Collaborative Training in Fisheries and Aquaculture in East, Central and Southern Africa (COTRA)’. COTRA aims at achieving sustainable fisheries management and aquaculture resources that shall lead to increased fish production, enhanced food and nutritional security for improved livelihood and household revenue.

BioInnovate Project: ‘Establishment of a Regional Enterprise to Commercialise the Integrated Technologies for Agro/Biowaste conversion in Eastern Africa’

BioInnovate Project: The Department of Biochemistry and Sports Science in a consortium with Centre for Environmental Science, College of Natural and Computational Science – Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia; The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology – Arusha, Tanzania; Innovative Technology and Energy Centre – Arusha, Tanzania won a research grant of $250,000 from BioInnovate Africa Programme Phase II to implement a project titled, ‘Establishment of a Regional Enterprise to Commercialise the Integrated Technologies for Agro/Biowaste conversion in Eastern Africa’. Dr.