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Mak-RIF CEES Open Day, Thursday 7th October, 2021 at 9:30AM EAT at Makerere University and Online



Event Details

We are happy to be executing activities marking the Makerere University College of Education and External Studies Open Day on October 7, 2021, starting at 9:30am EAT. This engagement will be officiated by Uganda’s First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni.

Since FY 2019/20, the Mak-RIF fund is supporting 710 multidisciplinary research and innovation projects across the various colleges. The College of Education and External Studies has obtained 36 grants across the three financial years, worth approximately Ugx. 4.3 billion. It is upon this background that the Mak-RIF Secretariat in collaboration with Makerere University College of Education and External Studies (CEES) is organizing an Open Day to showcase some of the outputs that have arisen from the different research and innovation projects in line with objective 2 of the Fund. We will host some of these projects with many participants joining in virtually (Registration is open on After registration, check your email inbox for a confirmation email and Zoom Link log-in details.

About Makerere University Research and Innovations Fund (Mak-RIF)

Mak-RIF is a funding stream from the Government of the Republic of Uganda to support generation and translation of high impact Research and Innovations to drive Uganda’s development Agenda. This unique initiative is being implemented under the Research and Innovations Fund (RIF) at Makerere University in Kampala Uganda. It arose after engagements between the top University Management and the Government of the Republic of Uganda.

The three objectives of the fund include;

  1. Develop and fund a robust research agenda based on National development priorities identified from academia, government, implementing partners and industries.
  2. Support the dissemination of high-quality research and innovations in a way that impacts on development policies and programs
  3. Support the growth of research leadership capacity in the university

Let us join efforts in supporting researchers and innovators from the education sector as we strive to achieve Uganda’s development and growth.

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Event Venue

Lecture Room 3.2, Central Teaching Facility 1 (CTF1), Makerere University and Online