PhD scholarships: Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch University’s Graduate School of Economic and Management Sciences ( is accepting applications for its full-time, residential PhD programme Eligible candidates are invited to apply for three-year, full-time doctoral scholarships in the research programmes of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, to commence studies in January 2024 Applications will be considered for the following opportunities
* GEM ELITE DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Full-time doctoral scholarships,
valued at ZAR 200 000 per year for three years
* GEM DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Full-time doctoral scholarships valued at
ZAR 150 000 per year for three years.
Eligibility criteria, research themes and details on the application process are available at:
Call for Applications: Internship Placement for Year 2 BSc. Fisheries and Aquaculture Programme
The Department of Zoology, Entomology, and Fisheries Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University, was awarded a contract under the European Union-funded project: Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Aquaculture (PESCA) for the provision of training services. The overall objective of the assignment is to support training that will improve knowledge, skills, and practices that enhance aquaculture production and productivity in Uganda.
Call for Applications: PhD Research Fellowship – Fisheries
The National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) in collaboration with Makerere University, College of Natural Sciences, was awarded a research grant under the European Union-funded project intended to “Adopt multidisciplinary approaches in genetic improvements, nutritional enhancement and climate change adaptation for improved production of Nile tilapia in Uganda (ARISE-PP)”. The project is implemented in collaboration with the Department of Zoology, Entomology, and Fisheries Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University. The overall objective of the assignment is to breed Nile tilapia for fast growth and temperature resilience, and formulate commercially competitive and environmentally safe fish feeds for sustainable production of Nile tilapia in Uganda. Secondly, the project is to formulate and produce commercially competitive and environmentally safe fish feeds for sustainable production of Nile tilapia in Uganda. Additionally, the project intends to innovate feeds and feeding regimes that are hinged on the circular economy concept, and conduct growth studies in the key Agricultural zones across Uganda.
The project is looking for a self-motivated, hardworking, spirited and multitasking female candidate to take on PhD training.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: THE JOINT AFRICAN-NORDIC CONFERENCE IN MATHEMATICS
The Eastern Africa Universities Mathematics Programme (EAUMP) courtesy of the International Science Programme (ISP), Sweden in collaboration with SIDA Mathematics projects, NORHED-II, CIMO/HEI-ICI Mathematics initiatives in the region and the Inter University Council for East Africa through EACMaR is organizing a joint conference to be held at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda from 01st to 04th August, 2023. Among other activities planned for the conference, Prof. Leif Abrahamsson will be honored for his outstanding contribution to the development of mathematics in the Region. We shall further celebrate the achievements in mathematics in the region in the period 2002-2023. The conference will feature paper and poster presentations.
Call for Applications: Workshop on Solar Photovoltaic Installation & Maintenance, Biogas Production and Solar Thermal Systems, 21st-25th August 2023
The Renewable Energy Research Group (RERG) at the Department of Physics, Makerere University, invites applications for a Training Workshop in Solar Photovoltaic Installation and Maintenance, Biogas Production and Solar Thermal Systems, which will be held at the Department from 21st-25th August 2023.