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Makerere University represented by the College of Natural Sciences, Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences (Assoc.Prof. Charles Masembe) together with 6 other universities ​​won a 3 year  Euros 1,500,000  research grant titled “DisPersal of Antibiotic Resistance and antibiotics in Water ecosystems and Influence on liveStock and aquatic wildlife” from the Aquatic Pollutants funding consortium (http://www.jpi-oceans.eu/calls/proposals/aquaticpollutants-joint-transnational-call-2020 ). The other team...
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Betty Kivumbi Nannyonga, a staff in the Department of Mathematics strongly stresses the importance of mathematical proficiency in our lives, an article published in the Daily Monitor news paper on 15th March 2021. She believes crucial, and major changes need to be made in its instruction, instructional materials, assessments, teacher education, and the broader educational system. Source
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The call for applications for the 2020 Green Chemistry research grants for young scientists, including the special grant for research projects on phosphogypsum, is exceptionally remaining open until 31 January 2021. The extension of the deadline from 25 April 2020 to 31 January 2021 takes into consideration the many disruptions caused by COVID-19 on universities’ and research institutes’ work,...
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The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT) with support from the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) Institutionalization program has organized two PhD crosscutting courses:•Qualitative Data Analysis, Interpretation and Presentation – Wednesday 2nd to Tuesday, 15th December 2020•Scholarly Writing and Communication Skills (ART 9105) – Monday 7th to 18th December 2020.Download the...
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The contest is open to all age groups and all walks of life across the nation of Uganda The subject can be anything that relates to fish production in Uganda, its benefits, threats and protection measures and not necessarily a fish. The competition will run for 7 days commencing on 18th November and ending on...
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World Fisheries day is celebrated every year on November 21 throughout the world by the fisherfolk communities. Fishing communities worldwide celebrate this day through rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural programs, dramas, exhibition, music show, and demonstrations to highlight the importance of maintaining the world’s fisheries.                    ...
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World Fisheries day is celebrated every year on November 21 throughout the world by the fisherfolk communities. Fishing communities worldwide celebrate this day through rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural programs, dramas, exhibition, music show, and demonstrations to highlight the importance of maintaining the world’s fisheries.                    ...
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Mr. Godwin Anywar was inducted as a Fellow of the Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS) at a ceremony held on the 23rd October 2020 during the 20th Scientific Conference and General Meeting of the Academy. Fellows of the academy are inducted following a rigorous nomination and vetting process. He was nominated by Professor Hannington Oryem-Origa and...
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The Bee-Nutri-Medicine research project was launched yesterday (28th October 2020) at the National Livestock Resources Research Institute (NaLIRRI), Nakyesasa, Wakiso District. The project is ‘Exploring stingless bee products for nutritional & medicinal values in Uganda’. The Principal Investigator, Dr. Moses Chemurot from the Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences (ZEFs) is working with partners at...
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In response to the call to support fellow citizens by H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of Uganda, NutriFish Project donated 2.5 tonnes of maize meal enriched with mukene and amaranth (doodo) seeds.  A 200g serving of the maize meal provides 32% energy, 40% protein, 28% iron, 56% zinc and 36% vitamin A of recommended daily...
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