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PhD Fellow- “Making Refugee Integration Sustainable: In Search of Durable Relations with Host Populations in Uganda

The Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Department of Planning and Governance, Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), Uganda and the Institute of Development Policy (IOB), University of Antwerp, Belgium, invite applications for a four-year, full-time position as Doctoral Researcher.The position provides the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree in development studies in an international development institute (IOB) with high academic standards and an interdisciplinary environment. The PhD Fellow conducts fieldwork-based doctoral research with a focus on social relations between hosts and refugees in Uganda. This position [...]

MUST takes strides under ‘The First Mile’ Project with 57 scholarships announced!

The research and grants winning culture at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) has reached a higher level with 57 scholarships awarded at MUST through a new grant “the first mile” project and Kayanja Fellowship. The grant “The First mile: Powering the Academic Medical Centre to deliver Health Care in the Community in Uganda” was awarded to MUST in collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) funded by Wyss Medical Foundation. The project focuses on improving patient care through [...]

MUST Student elected Vice-President of the Federation of African Medical Students Association

Muganzi David Jolly, a second-year student of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at MUST has been elected as the Vice President of the Federation of Africa Medical Students Association (FAMSA) at the Assocation's 32nd General Assembly held at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria from 18th -24th November 2018. The event also served to mark the 50th Anniversary of FAMSA.The Federation of African Medical Students’ Associations is an association with a vision of improving the health of African people. [...]

MUST Holds 14th Annual Research Dissemination Conference

Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) held its 14th Annual Research Dissemination Conference on 23rd November 2018 at the Lake View Resort Hotel in Mbarara, Uganda.Over 110 research papers were presented at the conference, organized by the university's Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies.The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye was the Chief Guest and presided over the closing ceremony. In his remarks, Dr. Tumwesigye stressed the need for students to undertake research aimed at [...]

MUST Staff Clean Mbarara Town

The staff of Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), on Wednesday 21st November 2018, led cleaning exercise of Mbarara Town.The exercise is one of the activities to mark the university's 14th Annual Research Dissemination Conference to be held on 23rd November 2018 at the Lake View Hotel, Mbarara.The chief cleaner of the exercise was the University's Vice Chancellor, Prof. Celestino Obua who was flanked by the Chairperson of the Conference organizing committee, Prof. Amon Agaba and the Director [...]