School of Psychology

School of Psychology

PhD Public Défense for Mr. Richard Balikoowa

The Dean School of Psychology, invites you to the PhD Public Défense of Mr. Richard Balikoowa  scheduled for tomorrow Friday 29th April, 2022 between 9:00am -12:00 noon in the CHUSS Smart Room.

Topic: "A socio cultural Exploration of Children's Experiences and perspectives on Gender-based Violence in Primary Schools in Busoga Sub-region, Uganda".

Supervisors:

1. Assoc. Prof Julius Kikooma
2. Dr. David Onen

Opponent:
Prof. Eddy Walakira

The abstract is attached.

Welcome

Date: 
Friday, April 29, 2022 - 09:00 to 12:00
Event Venue: 
Smart Room, CHUSS.
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Jane Anyango | Principal Communication Officer | College of Humanities & Social Social Sciences (CHUSS) | Makerere University | Twitter: MakerereCHUSS

PhD Public Défense of Mr. Richard Balikoowa

The Dean School of Psychology, invites you to the PhD Public Défense of Mr. Richard Balikoowa  scheduled for  Wednesday 27th April, 2022 between 9:00am -12:00 noon in the CHUSS Smart Room.

The Topic: "a socio cultural Exploration of Children's Experiences and perspectives on Gender-based Violence in Primary Schools in Busoga Sub-region, Uganda".

Supervisors:

1. Assoc.Prof Julius Kikooma
2. David Onen

Opponent:


Prof Walakira Edward

See abstract in the attachments


Welcome

Attend virtually 

Register in advance for this defense:
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the defense.
Date: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 09:00 to 12:00
Event Venue: 
CHUSS SMART ROOM
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Jane Anyango | Principal Communication Officer | College of Humanities & Social Social Sciences (CHUSS) | Makerere University | Twitter: MakerereCHUSS

Public PhD Defense of Ms. Ampaire Anne

The  Dean School of Psychology invites you to the PhD Public Defense of the following candidate:

Name of Candidate:  Ms. Ampaire Anne

The Topic: "Career Stereotypes and Aspirations as Predictors of Students Career Choice at Education Transitional Levels in Uganda".

Date: 21st April, 2022

Time:9:00am -1:00Pm

Venue:  CHUSS Smart Room.

Supervisors:

1. Dr. Kajumba Mayanja
2. Prof.  Anthony Mugagga

Opponent:

Dr. Kaahwa Yuda Tadeo


The  abstract is  attached.

 

Attend Virtually

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcvcOGrrT0vHtLFZLXjrzLAaI8_unxWB4XR 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Date: 
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 09:00 to 13:00
Event Venue: 
CHUSS Smart Room
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Jane Anyango | Principal Communication Officer | College of Humanities & Social Social Sciences (CHUSS) | Makerere University | Twitter: MakerereCHUSS
File Attachments : 

Invitation to Ms. Joyce Nansamba's PhD defense

The Dean, School of Psychology invites you all to Ms. Joyce Nansamba’s PhD defense scheduled to take place on Friday, 14th May 2021 in CTF2, Room 3.2 starting at 10:00am. Zoom link will be shared in due course.

Thesis title

Why they stay: A Socio-cultural Reconstruction of Academics’ Retention in Uganda’s Public Universities

Supervisors

1. Dr Kikooma Julius

2. Dr Kakumba Umar

Opponent

Dr David K. W. Ssonko

See abstract below

Date: 
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 10:00
Event Venue: 
CTF2, Room 3.2
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Grace Kibanja, Dean, School of Psychology/Email: gkibanja@chuss.mak.ac.ug, gkibanja@gmail.com/ Phone No: +256776811177
File Attachments : 

Invitation to School of Psychology Mak-RIF Research Dissemination Seminars - 1st-2nd February 2021

The Dean, School of Psychology invites you to participate in the School's joint research dissemination seminars scheduled to take place on Monday, 1st February- Tuesday, 2nd February, 2021 starting at 8:30am on each day in the E-Learning Centre at CTF1, Level 4. The research projects as listed below were supported by the Government of Uganda through the Makerere Research and Innovations Fund (Mak-RIF).

Day One – 1st February 2021 - Mak-RIF COVID-19 Research Projects

  1. Wandering along the Covid-19 Corridors: Examining the Social Distance Prevention Measure among the Restless Youth in Uganda

***Principal Investigator: Dr. Florence Nansubuga

***Co-Investigators: Mr. Khamisi Musanje and Dr. Martin Baluku

 

  1. Children’s Tales: The Reality of Covid-19 Related Trauma on School Children in Rural Busoga, Uganda

***Principal Investigator: Richard Balikoowa

***Co-Investigators: Assoc. Prof. Julius Kikooma, Dr. Martin Baluku, Mr. Rogers Kayaga, Mr. M Mwesigwa, Mr. G Byava, and Dr. Deborah Ojiambo

 

  1. Investigating and Addressing Covid-19 Related Mental Health Challenges in Refugee Settlements and Host Communities in Uganda

***Principal Investigator: Dr. Martin Baluku

***Co-Investigators: Mr. Martin Baluku, Dr. Florence Nansubuga, Assoc. Prof. Grace Kibanja, Dr. Samuel Ouma, Mr. Kenneth Kawooya, Mr. Khamisi Musanje, Ms. Grace Ruto, Mr. Richard Balikoowa, and Ms. Joyce Nansamba

Day Two - 2nd February 2021 - Mak-RIF1 Research Projects

 

  1. Embracing Soft Skills as the Building Blocks for the Realization of Decent Employment among Youth in Uganda

***Principal Investigator: Dr. Florence Nansubuga

***Co-Investigators: Assoc. Prof. Grace Kibanja, Dr. Simon Nantamu, Dr. Martin Baluku, and Mr. Vincent Muwonge

 

  1. Drug and Substance Abuse (DASA) in Primary and Secondary Schools in Uganda: Baseline Survey Implications for National Sensitization

***Principal Investigator: Dr. Leonsio Matagi

***Co-Investigators: Assoc. Prof. Grace Kibanja, Dr. Callist Tumwebaze, Mr. Patrick Mwase, and Ms. Confidence Asiimwe

 

  1. Refugee Entrepreneurship and Skilling for Self-Reliance (RESS-R)

***Principal Investigator: Dr. Martin Baluku

***Co-Investigators: Dr. Florence Nansubuga, Dr. Simon Nantamu, Mr. Kenneth Kawooya, and Mr. Khamisi Musanje

Registration for online participation

 

 Register in advance for this meeting:

http://bit.ly/3aceyXn

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

See below event flyer

Date: 
Monday, February 1, 2021 - 08:30 to Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 01:30
Event Venue: 
E-Learning Room, CTF 1, Level 4
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
1. Dr Grace Kibanja, Dean School of Psychology/Emails: gkibanja@chuss.mak.ac.ug, gkibanja@gmail.com/Tel: +256752811177/ 2.Dr Martin Baluku, Lecturer, School of Psychology/Email: mbaluku1@gmail.com/Tel:+256777676950

Invitation to Ms Julie Kasamba's PhD public defence

The Dean School of Psychology invites you to Ms Julie Kasamba’s PhD defence scheduled to take place on 16th August 2018.

Thesis title: Educational Support Provided for Autistic Children in an Inclusive Education Setting in Primary Schools in Kampala Capital City Authority, Uganda

Supervisors

  1. Dr J.C Enon, Makerere University
  2. Dr C.B Mugimu, Makerere University

See abstract below

Date: 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
School of Women and Gender Studies Conference Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Julius Kikooma, Dean School of Psychology/ Email: kikooma@chuss.mak.ac.ug, kikooma@gmail.com/ Mobile: +256712487261
File Attachments : 

Training workshop on crisis and trauma - 30th July-1st August, 2018

The School of Psychology has organized a three-day training workshop on crisis and trauma to take place on 30th July to 1st August 2018 in the School of Food Science Conference Hall, Makerere University from 8:30am-4:30pm everyday. The workshop will be co-facilitated by Dr John Kiweewa, an Associate Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY and Dr Eberts Stephanie, Associate Professor at Louisiana State University, USA. Dr Kiweewa is a recipient of the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (2018) and is currently based at the School of Psychology, Makerere University.

The three-day workshop in crisis and trauma is intended to provide professionals and paraprofessionals with the foundational knowledge in working effectively with individuals in crisis situations and those experiencing trauma. Participants will among other things gain understanding of the biological foundations of trauma, current crisis and trauma theory, and skills in working with individuals in situations of gender-based violence, grief and loss, child abuse and substance abuse. Participants will gain firsthand knowledge and skills through live demonstrations of ways to address certain crisis emergencies and trauma situations. This is a highly interactive training workshop with experts who bring vast clinical and training experiences.

Registration can be done through the following contacts:  Ms Racheal Nuwagaba, mobile: 0772932632, Email: dnuwagabarach@gmail.com and Ms. Sarah Nambusi, mobile: 070145336, 0772457336, Email: nambusisara@yahoo.com

Registration fee:  Shs75, 000

Note:   Registration fee for Makerere University students is Shs 40, 000. Payment can be done through mobile money (Ms Sarah Nambusisi - 070145336, 0772457336).

Please confirm your participation before Wednesday, 25th July, 2018.

For further information please contact-Dr. Deborah Ojiambo, deojiambo@gmail.com , deborahojiambo@yahoo.com telephone-0791950778, 0779329242

Date: 
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 08:30 to Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 04:30
Event Venue: 
School of Food Science Conference Hall, Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
1. Dr Julius Kikooma, Dean School of Psychology, Email: kikooma@gmail.com, 2. Dr. Deborah Ojiambo, Email: deojiambo@gmail.com , deborahojiambo@yahoo.com, mobile-0791950778, 0779329242

Invitation to Mr Paul Nyende's PhD public defense

The Dean School of Psychology invites you to Mr Paul Nyende's PhD public defense set for 4th April, 2018. 

Thesis title: Factors Involved in Social Mobilization and Citizen Participation: An Analysis of Voluntary HIV/AIDS Community Initiatives

Supervisor: Prof. Peter Baguma

Opponent: Prof. Edward K. Kirumira

Date: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
CIT New Building (Block B), Level 6, room 6A
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Julius Kikooma, Dean School of Psychology/ Email: kikooma@gmail.com
File Attachments : 

Psychology Week 10th-13th May, 2017

The School of Psychology will hold a Psychology Week starting Wednesday, 10th- Saturday,13th May, 2017.

Theme: “Psychology in the Service of National Security”

Planned activities

DAY ONE – Public dialogue on Psychology and National Security

DAY TWO – Outreach activities including pre-testing and post-testing counseling, blood donation and cancer screening

DAY THREE – Sports gala

DAY FOUR - Alumni and stakeholders engagement through dinner and dialogue on strategies to increase the public’s appreciation and access to psychological services

See invitation and programme below

Date: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 09:00 to Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 05:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Julius Kikooma/+256702487261 or +256712487261/Email: kikooma@gmail.com; kikooma@chuss.mak.ac.ug

Invitation to Mr Godfrey Okot Akol's PhD public defence

The Dean School of Psychology invites you to Mr. Godfrey Okot Akol’s  PhD public defence scheduled to take place on 1st March, 2017  starting 9:00am at JICA, Room204.

Thesis title:  “Location and Stakeholder Satisfaction with Service Delivery under UPE in Uganda”

Supervisors

1. Prof. Baguma Peter – School of Psychology

2. Assoc. Prof. Enon Julius – School of Psychology  

Opponent

Assoc. Prof. Kakumba Umar - Dean School of Business, Makerere University

Date: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
JICA Building, Room204
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Julius Kikooma, Dean School of Psychology/Email: deanpsychology@chuss.mak.ac.ug

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