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Microsoft Imagine Cup: Health Apps take …

Microsoft Imagine Cup: Health Apps take the day

Applications aimed at improving the diagnosis of diseases have won this year’s Uganda national Microsoft Imagine Cup competition. Mdex and Macotuba seek to ease the detection of sickle cell disease...

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Nora Naiboka defends successfully her Ph…

Nora Naiboka defends successfully her PhD thesis titled: “Assessing Participatory Development Communication as an effective Agricultural Information Dissemination Strategy in Uganda”

This study assessed Participatory Development Communication (PDC) as a strategy for effective agricultural information dissemination in Uganda. It arose out of consideration that Uganda is a country with enormous agricultural...

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CoCIS to incubate students’ applications

CoCIS to incubate students’ applications

Four applications will receive incubation support from the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) to transform their applications to actual usable products. The applications were chosen during the CoCIS...

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Government pledges support for an Incuba…

Government pledges support for an Incubation Center at CoCIS

The government of Uganda will support the setting up of an incubation center at the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) to enable the development of ICT applications in...

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OPEN DAY

OPEN DAY

Makerere University, College of Computing and Information Sciences with support from the American Embassy in Kampala invite you for their OPENDAY with the Theme: Achieving Vision 2040 through ICTs Innovations to Accelerate Uganda’s...

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Sarah Kimala flies CoCIS flag high as be…

Sarah Kimala flies CoCIS flag high as best science student

A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.83 has earned Sarah Kimala the coveted title of being this year’s best Science student. Kimala who pursued a Bachelor of Information Systems...

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Chinese Aerospace University seeks colla…

Chinese Aerospace University seeks collaboration with CoCIS, offers scholarships

A delegation from the Shenyang Aerospace University today visited the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) and interacted with the management and staff members. The purpose of this visit...

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CoCIS STUDENTS WIN AWARD AT TRANSFORM AF…

CoCIS STUDENTS WIN AWARD AT TRANSFORM AFRICA SUMMIT IN KIGALI - RWANDA

Keneth Kikomeko and Samuel Wasswa, both students at the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) recently won an award at the Transform Africa Summit held in Kigali, Rwanda. The duo,...

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Graduation List JAN 2014

Graduation List JAN 2014

Download graduation List :: BSc in Information Systems:: BSc in Information Technology:: BSc in Computer Science:: BSc in Software Engineering:: Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology:: Bachelor of Library &...

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3D Animation Seminar

3D Animation Seminar

Learn 3D animation and motion graphics seminar at Center for Innovations and Professional Skills Development, at the College of Computing and Information Sciences, Makerere University, due to take place on...

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NORHED project to increase accuracy of w…

NORHED project to increase accuracy of weather prediction in the region

Accurate prediction of weather is important for ensuring sustainability of our economy and population, according to Assoc. Prof. Arch. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Deputy Vice Chancellor-Finance and Administration, Makerere University. “In Uganda...

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WIMEA-ICT to build capacity in Weather I…

WIMEA-ICT to build capacity in Weather Information Management

The NORHED funded project - Improving Weather Information Management in East Africa using suitable ICTs (WIMEA-ICT) will go a long way in improving the human resources in the meteorology field...

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Call for Applications for Intership Plac…

Call for Applications for Intership Placements

Centre for Innovations and Professional Skills Development (CiPSD) is Seeking for Interns and Potential Contractors to work in following companies (most in Kampala) ThoughtWorks Vision Group (Media) Data Fundi ProData Consult ESL Computers Nile Institute of...

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Pioneer 3D Animation students graduate

Pioneer 3D Animation students graduate

The first cohort of students who pursued a two-year diploma course in 3D Animation at the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) graduated on 14th November 2013, in a...

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CoCIS hosts Swedish Delegation

CoCIS hosts Swedish Delegation

The Principal College of Computing and Information Sciences, Assoc. Prof. Constant Okello-Obura today hosted a delegation from the Swedish Embassy in Uganda and the Swedish Institute. He informed the team...

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Scholars tipped on promoting Indigenous …

Scholars tipped on promoting Indigenous Agricultural Knowledge

  The need to capture, store, preserve and share/disseminate Indigenous agricultural Knowledge (IK) in Uganda was highlighted at a workshop organised by AgShare in conjunction with the College of Computing and...

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My experience at the Mozilla Summit in B…

My experience at the Mozilla Summit in Belgium

My name is Asa Lugada, a Computer Science student at the Makerere University College of Computing and Information Sciences and a Firefox student Ambassador. Recently, seven of my friends from Makerere...

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Call for Applications

Call for Applications

The Center for Innovations and Professional Skills Development, with the support of UCC, seeks candidates for Business incubation and support We offer …Legal, Financial, Marketing & Sales, Technical and Strategic assistance You...

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HI-TRAIN project kicks off

HI-TRAIN project kicks off

The Makerere University College of Computing and Information Sciences, in conjunction with Moi University from Kenya and University of Bergen (UiB), Norway received funding from the Norwegian Capacity Development in...

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CoCIS student wins Cisco regional networ…

CoCIS student wins Cisco regional networking challenge

Mark Ojangole a Cisco student at the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) Cisco Academy was the overall best in Sub-Saharan Africa in the recently concluded EMEA 2013 International...

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New PhD from CIT’s Department of Network…

New PhD from CIT’s Department of Networks

Fred Noah Kiwanuka, an assistant lecturer in the Department of Networks successfully defended his PhD thesis titled, ‘Exploring Morphological Attribute Filters in Medical Image Enhancement,’ at the University of Groningen,...

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Satellite Communications workshop attrac…

Satellite Communications workshop attracts over 30 participants

A total of 38 participants have successfully completed a one-week Satellite Communications workshop organized by the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) in conjunction with the International Telecommunications Satellites...

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Mbabazi tips youth on innovation

Mbabazi tips youth on innovation

The Prime Minister, Hon. Amama Mbabazi has called on the youth to be more innovative in order to curb unemployment. Speaking during the third annual Orange Community Innovations Awards held...

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New Deputy Principal pledges to propel C…

New Deputy Principal pledges to propel College forward.

The new Deputy Principal of the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS), Dr. Agnes Rwashana Semwanga has promised to work with all College staff to move the College forward....

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Africa needs more platforms to showcase …

Africa needs more platforms to showcase her innovations - Microsoft:

The success of the teams from the African continent during the Microsoft Imagine Cup competitions speaks for itself in showing that there is no shortage in innovation – all that...

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NORHED funding: CIT wins two projects

NORHED funding: CIT wins two projects

The School of Computing and Informatics Technology (CIT) located in the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) has won funding from the Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher...

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Microsoft Imagine Cup: Mak students win,…

Microsoft Imagine Cup: Mak students win, making Africa proud

For the first time in the history of the Microsoft Imagine Cup, a team from Africa was able to win a prize at the worldwide finals. Team Code8 from Makerere University...

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EASLIS hosts second cohort of MIT studen…

EASLIS hosts second cohort of MIT students

The East African School of Library and Information Science (EASLIS) in conjunction with the Makerere University Library are yet again hosting a group of students who enrolled for the Master...

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Vocational institutions urged to adopt C…

Vocational institutions urged to adopt Cisco courses

Vocational institutions have been urged to include Cisco courses in their curriculum. “The Government of Uganda recently launched the “Skilling Uganda” programme under which we emphasized the need for incorporating...

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CoCIS holds Electronic Records Managemen…

CoCIS holds Electronic Records Management (ERM) workshop

A total of 26 people participated in a week-long Electronic Records Management (ERM) course aimed at equipping them will skills to incorporate new approaches in electronic records preservation. “This training will...

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