Cocis News

Sep
16

Makerere University College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS)Open Day, Public Lecture, and Alumni Dinner 30th September, 2022.

Makerere University College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS)  Open day, Public lecture, and Alumni dinner have been rescheduled to 30th September due to Mak@100 grand finale activities planned around our earlier scheduled date. As part of the activities to celebrate the 100 years of Makerere University’s service to humanity, the College of Computing and […]

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Sep
04

Mak-CoCIS Sets up the “Smart Classroom facility”, worth over $50,000

Makerere University College of Computing and Information Sciences (COCIS) has installed the Smart Classroom facility worth over $ 50,000 US dollars. The mini launch and demonstration will be conducted on Friday 9th September 2022. The facility accommodating 50 computers will be used for recording, broadcasting, and automation in the classroom including monitoring the examination, quizzes, […]

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Department of Library and Information Science (EASLIS) Gets New Head

Dr. Joyce Bukirwa out-going Head of Dept for Library and Information Science handed over office to newly appointed substantive Head of Department Dr. Sarah Kaddu.Ceremony was on Thursday 10th February 2022 at the East African School of Library and Information Science(EASLIS).

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Oct
19

A Framework for the Establishment of Community Multipurpose Telecenters in Karamoja Sub-Region

The project team with the Hon. Moses Kizige (State Minister, Karamoja) Prof. Tonny Oyana (Principal, CoCIS) and Dr. Joyce Bukirwa (Head, LIS Dept) A group of College of Computing and IS (Makerere University) researchers disseminated their research findings for their project titled “A Framework for the Establishment of Community Multipurpose Telecenters in Karamoja Sub-Region”  The project team […]

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Sep
15

Huawei (U) Donates ICT Equipment CoCIS

Huawei Uganda donated ICT equipment to the Huawei’s ICT Academy hosted at the College of Computing and Information Sciences, Makerere University. The Huawei ICT Academy was launched in May 2019 at Makerere University to train and certify 1000 students free of charge in the next two years. The Academy covers course combines both theories and […]

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Aug
28

COVID-19 Project: Information Seeking Behavior of Secondary School Students during the Lockdown in Uganda

Executive Summary Introduction This study addresses the need to effectively meet the information needs of secondary school students during the lockdown in Uganda. When the President of the Republic of Uganda directed that all schools be closed schools on 20th March 2020, students at all levels had to undergo home-schooling. The Ministry of Education and […]

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Jun
23

Sida BRIGHT Project graduates three PhD students in one week!

Gothenburg – Hawa Nyende, Rashidah Kasauli Namisanvu and Michael Kizito successfully defended their PhDs on June 8, 10 and 11, 2020 respectively. The BRIGHT project aims at contributing towards sustainable socio-economic growth in Uganda through capacity building in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) research. BRIGHT is a research partnership between Makerere University, Mbarara […]

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Dec
14

The College Host The Romanian Cluj Cluster

The College of Computing and IS received the visit of a delegation from the Romanian Cluj Cluster, accompanied by the Romanian Ambassador H.E. Ms. Julia Pataki and the Romanian Honorary Consul H.E. Mr. Murungi Gordon on the Tuesday, 3rd Dec 2019. Cluj IT Cluster is a representative association of the Romanian IT industry, comprising of […]

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