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In a bid to increase and strengthen collaborations and partnerships on Monday 6th January 2020, MUST hosted Prof. James T. Harris III the President of the University of San Diego (USD) and his team that included Associate Professor James P. Bolender Jr a chemistry specialist, Professor Frank G. Jacobitz a mechanical engineer and Mr.Ryan T. Blystone the assistant director of digital communications and institutional marketing.   Discussions on advancing the partnerships and collaborations were led by Associate Professor Nixon Kamukama- Deputy [...]

MUST joins International day for PWDs

Since 1992, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been annually observed on 3 December around the world. The theme for 2019 IDPD is ‘Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda’. The theme focuses on the empowerment of persons with disabilities for inclusive, equitable and sustainable development as envisaged in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which pledges to ‘leave no one behind’ and recognizes disability as [...]

MUST Holds 15th Annual Research Dissemination Conference

Mbarara University of Science and Technology held its 15th Annual Research Dissemination Conference on Friday, 22nd November 2019 at Igongo Cultural Centre, Mbarara. The conference was held under theme- "Collaborative Transformational Research for Sustainable Development" and further broken down into 10 Sub-themes. L-R: Dr. Warren Naamara- Chairperson University Council, Prof. Celestino Obua- Vice Chancellor MUST, Prof. Charles Kwesiga- Executive Director UIRI The Opening session of the conference was presided over by the Chairperson of the University Council, Dr. Warren Naamara, the session [...]

MUST- Bughoye Health Centre Collaboration Pioneers Electricity-Free Oxygen System

The Mbarara University of Science and Technology- Bughoye Health Centre Collaboration is finalizing the installation of a Siphon electricity-free Oxygen Concentrator at Bughoye Health Centre in the Kasese district of Uganda. The initiative is a result of a collaboration between Mbarara University of Science and Technology and FREO2 Foundation, a not-for-profit health-promotion charity registered in the state of Victoria, Australia. The system has been designed to harness the energy of flowing water to directly produce oxygen. The validation of the [...]