School of Women and Gender Studies
School of Women and Gender Studies
The purpose of this symposium is to increase awareness on the need to build evidence and a community of practice on women economic empowerment and women groups in Uganda. The symposium is intended to popularize evidence-based research approaches that support knowledge translation for relevant policy making and best practices in the field of women’s economic empowerment. This will be a one-day event starting at 8:30am and ending at 5:00pm.
- Enhance the awareness of the importance of fostering WEE and using innovative solutions to improve the evidence base and increase information storage and uptake
- Raising awareness on building a community of practice of evidence based research on WEE and SGs
- To facilitate opportunities for networking, collaboration and exchange of ideas with government and NGO leaders and experts in evidence-based practice and education on women empowerment
- Reinforce the focus on the implementation of information exchange with policy makers to increase the efficiency of evidence-based decision making.
The Dean, School of Women and Gender Studies invites you to the PhD Public Defense of the following candidate:
Name of Candidate: Mukisa Ayub
Title of the Thesis: Gender and Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change among Small Holder Farmers in Karamoja Sub Region Uganda.
Date: 5th December 2022
Venue: CHUSS Smart Room.
Supervisors: 1. Assoc. Prof. Florence K. Muhanguzi
2. Dr. Brenda Boonabaana
Opponent: Assoc. Prof. Anthony Egeru
You are welcome.
The Dean School of Women and Gender Studies invites you to the PhD Public Defense for the following candidate:
Name of Candidate: Nakalyowa Deborah
Name of Thesis: Intimate Partner Violence and Masculinities: Experiences of Buganda Male “Survivors” in Masaka District Uganda.
1.Assoc. Prof. Consolata Kabonesa
2.Dr. Evelyn Lutwama-Rukundo
Opponent: Dr. Robert Kabumbuli
Date: Wednesday 2nd March 2022.
Venue: Telepresence Conference Room, Quality Assurance
The Abstract is herewith attached.
The “Whole University Approach: Kicking Sexual Harassment out of Higher Education Institutions in Uganda (KISH Project), a collaborative project between the School of Women and Gender Studies, School of Psychology and the School of Computing and Information Technology at Makerere University, as well as the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Kyambogo University has been running for one year. The project is supported by the Government of Uganda through the Makerere University Research and Innovations Fund (Mak-RIF). A midterm evaluation of the project has been undertaken and is ready for dissemination.
This is to invite you to participate in the dissemination workshop scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 13th October 2021 from 8:30am-11:00am in the AVU Conference Room at the College of Education and External Studies (CEES).
Considering the COVID -19 prevention measures, only a few participants (mainly the project and support team) will attend physically. The other participants are requested to follow the event online.
***Register here https://bit.ly/3l7suZu for online attendance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
***Guest of Honour - Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni, First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports
***KISH Project team
- Prof. Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo - Principal Investigator
- Dr Florence MuhanguziKyoheirwe
- Dr Julius Kikooma
- Prof. Gilbert Maiga
- Dr Elizabeth Kyazike
- DrJoab Ezra Agaba - KISH System Development Consultant
***Event programme and flyer attached below.
The Dean, School of Women and Gender Studies invites you to Ms Stedia Asiimwe's PhD defense scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 starting at 10:00am in the Multipurpose Conference Hall, Level 2, Senate Building.
Title of thesis: Assessing Female Survivors’ Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Access to Justice in Uganda: A Case of Relationships Involving Male Police Officers
- Dr Victoria Namugala
- Dr Ruth Nsibirano
Dr Robert Kabumbuli
***Link for online attendance
Meeting ID: 990 2037 4534
See abstract below
The Dean, School of Women and Gender Studies invites you all to Ms. Nyangoma Anicent’s PhD defense scheduled to take place on Monday, 19th April 2021 starting at 10:00am at CTF2, Room 3.1, Makerere University.
Title of thesis: Gender Differentiated Pathways to Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect in Uganda: Exigencies in Post Conflict Northern Uganda
- Dr Florence Ebila – School of Women & Gender Studies, Makerere University
- Dr Julius Omona – Department of Social Work & Social Administration, Makerere University
***Opponent: Dr Eddy Walakira – Head, Department of Social Work & Social Administration, Makerere University
***Link for online participation
Meeting ID: 921 5084 4188
Your participation will be much appreciated
See abstract below
NEW HIRES' WORKSHOP - TARGETING ALL NEWLY RECRUITED ACADEMIC STAFF
The Director of the CHUSS Centre of Excellence in Research, Teaching and Learning (CERTL) invites all newly recruited academic staff to a blended orientation workshop scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 9th December 2020 starting at 8:30am in Senate Conference Hall, Level 4, Senate Building. All newly recruited academic staff are requested to attend in person. The event is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York.
Except the newly recruited academic staff and some few participants who have been invited to attend physically, the rest of you are requested to register and participate online.
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
See Programme and event flyer below.