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Opportunities in Academia in USA & Europe

The JICA Building, College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS) as approached from the Mary Stuart Road Roundabout, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.
Event Type Lecture/Talk
Nature of Event Hybrid (Physical & Virtual)
Event Details

This is to invite all staff and students from the College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University for a public talk on the topic:

Opportunities in Academia – USA & Europe

Date and Time: Wednesday, 15th March 2023 from 2:00 to 4:00PM EAT.

Presenter: Princess Margaret-Anne Mazzi Wampamba, National Science Foundation, USA

Link for online attendance:

Meeting ID: 989 4620 5520
Passcode: 429344

About Princess Margaret-Anne Mazzi Wampamba

Margaret-Anne Mazzi Wampamba was born in Uganda years ago. She is now a retired civil servant of the United States Government at the National Science Foundation (NSF). She also worked at other U.S. government agencies - Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). At NSF, she worked with scientists in various directorates supporting scientific research funding. Before moving to USA, Ms. Wampamba lived in the United Kingdom where she did her college education. She also attended college in Paris, France for both traditional and modern French language. During her retirement she continues to support those who seek funding for scientific research especially in materials science. Her main hobby is writing.

About the National Science Foundation (NSF)

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports all fields of fundamental science and engineering, except for medical sciences, tasked with keeping the United States at the leading edge of discovery. The NSF funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering through grants and cooperative agreements to colleges, universities, K-12 school systems, businesses, informal science organizations, and other research organizations. With an annual budget of about $8.3 billion (fiscal year 2020), the NSF funds approximately 25% of all federally supported basic research conducted by the United States' colleges and universities.