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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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Dec
14

Nina Olivia Defends her PHD

The East African School of Library and Information Science (EASLIS) under College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) hosted the public defense of PhD candidate Nina Olivia on Tuesday, 19th November 2019. The candidate who successfully defended her Ph.D was supervised by Prof. J.R. Ikoja-Odongo and Assoc. Prof. Ruth Nalumaga and her opponent was Prof. Charles Rwabukwali. […]

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Oct
22

CoCIS Hosts Science Day

The Makerere-Sweden Bilateral Research Programme Annual Review Meeting was held on 30th September 2019 and the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) participated by organizing one of the activities of the annual review namely; Science day. Mr. Richard Sserunjogi explains air pollution research The Science day featured presentations by academic staff from the College […]

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Oct
22

CoCIS STAFF EMBRACE FIRE SAFETY TRAINING

The College of Computing and IS conducted a workshop on the 4th October 2019 to train several staff members on Occupational Health Hazards & Fire Safety. The training was facilitated by a team from Quick Fire Care Services that included Mr. Kasolo William (Technical Manager) and Mr. Henry Walusimbi (Trainer). Participants during a theoretical session […]

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