Makerere University received funding from the Government of the Republic of Uganda, through Makerere University’s Research and Innovation Fund (Mak-RIF) to support high-impact Research and Innovations. The goal of this fund is to increase the local generation of translatable research and scalable innovations that address key gaps required to drive Uganda’s development agenda, especially the un-funded priorities. Objective three of the fund is to support the growth of research leadership capacity in the university
Capacity building is a continuous process and in a bid to further build the capacity of researchers in the various colleges of Makerere University, Mak-RIF is organizing Research Management training sessions for at least 20 members of each of the different Colleges. Fourthly School of Law and College of Computing and Information Sciences. The research management training sessions are aimed at enhancing the research skills of faculty, students and non-teaching staff and therefore improving the quality and quantity of research output within the University with spillover effects to other intuitions and organizations too. Focus will be on three core topics; Grant and proposal writing, Grant management and Effective communication which are fundamental in research execution. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a certificate of participation.
- Participants should be members of CEES, CHUSS, Gender mainstreaming, IPM and Library.
- Participants need to express interest in two or more of the topics of focus.
- Participants should be Makerere University Lecturers, administrators, accountants, graduate students.
- Participants should be available to physically attend all the selected training sessions
This training will be conducted starting on Tuesday May 31 to June 2, 2022 between 8:00 am and 1:30 pm East African Time at Room 126 Curriculum Building CEES. Mak-RIF therefore invites interested members of CEES, CHUSS, Gender mainstreaming, IPM and Library to express interest by submitting an application on the form below before May 30, 2022.