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Annual Forum for Graduate Research and Policy Dialogue

Annual Forum for Graduate Research and Policy Dialogue, "Regional Integration and Development", Guest of Honor: Hon. Dr. John C. Muyingo, Keynotes: Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe and Dr. Peter Mutuku Mathuki, 25th - 26th April 2024, from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EAT, Yusuf Lule Central Teaching Facility, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda, East Africa and Online.
Event Type Conference/Symposium
Nature of Event Hybrid (Physical & Virtual)
Audience General Public
Event Details

Makerere University has organised the two-day annual forum for graduate research and policy dialogue with the aim of bridging the gap between academia and industry.

Theme: Regional Integration and Development

Date and Time: 25th - 26th April 2024, from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EAT both days.

Guest of Honour: Hon. Dr. John C. Muyingo, State Minister for Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES)

Keynote Speakers:

  • Prof. Barnbas Nawangwe, Vice Chancellor, Makerere University
  • Dr. Peter Mutuku Mathuki, Secretary General, East African Community (EAC)


  • Health Systems
  • Energy Systems and Climate Change
  • Governance
  • Economic and Social Change
  • Innovation, Science, and Technological Advancement
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Food Security, and
  • Competence-Based Learning


  • Over 70 research papers
  • A network of PhD students/fellows
  • Digitization of research processes through the Launch of the Research Information Management System (RIMS)
  • Makerere University Press presenting research and publication opportunities
  • Mental Health and Wellness for Students and Staff

Zoom Links for Virtual Attendance:

Day 1 -

Day 2 -
Passcode: 307848

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Press Release (439.64 KB)
Event Programme (958.28 KB)