• FIS holds a team building workshop for its staff - 27th July 2017

    FIS holds a team building workshop for its staff - 27th July 2017

  • 2017 Visiting MHRIT students working with pupils from Muko primary school, Mbarara District

    2017 Visiting MHRIT students working with pupils from Muko primary school, Mbarara District

  • Some of the FIS staff as they bid farewell to Ms. Jennifer Philips the 2016-17 English Langauge Fellow

    Some of the FIS staff as they bid farewell to Ms. Jennifer Philips the 2016-17 English Langauge...

  • Students During poster presentation

    Students During poster presentation

  • FIS improving the animal farm of MUST

    FIS improving the animal farm of MUST

Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies

Mbarara University of Science and Technology has strategically evolved into a research and training institution offering programs that are relevant to National Development. Research projects in science and technology have been undertaken individually, in teams and collaboratively with other institutions. MUST established the Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies in May 2013 replacing the Faculty of Development Studies to spearhead research and training from an interdisciplinary perspective. Read more...

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FIS Staff list

 

SN.

NAME

PRESENT POSITION

EDUCATION

COURSES TAUGHT

1

Dr. Viola Nilah Nyakato

Dean, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies (FIS)

 

 PhD

 Gender and Women Health, Sociology of health and Illness, Social Determinants of Population Health, Communication Skills, Women Health Promotion, Sexuality and Adolescent Health, Social Support Systems, Policy Formulation and Communication, Life skills approach to Adolescent Reproductive Health, qualitative research methods and Theories of Development, Community Development and Social Change 

2

Dr. Kadengye Damazo

Senior Lecturer, Deputy Dean and Graduate Studies Coordinator, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies (FIS)

 

 PhD

 epidemiology and bio-statistics, quantitative methods, adolescent health, quantitative techniques

3

Dr. Muchunguzi Charles

 Senior Lecturer

PhD  

Qualitative Research Methods, Interdisciplinary Studies, Methodology Conceptualization and Theoretical Analysis, Participatory Approaches to Development, Land Governance,   Leadership and Governance, Sociology of Health and Illness

4

Mrs. Wendo Mlahagwa Olema

 

Senior Lecturer, Development Studies Service Course Coordinator  

 

 

BA (Educ) MA (Development Studies), PhD Student (MUST)

Gender Concepts and Theories, Rural Development, Political Economy of Planning, Ownership and Sustainability of Rural Development Programme, Gender, Health and Community Development

 5

Dr. Nakazibwe Primrose

 

 

 

Lecturer

BA, MA and PhD Candidate (University of Tilburg)

Gender and Development, Rural Development, Political Economy of Gender, Gender, Sexuality and Reproductive Health, The Politics of Women Healthcare, Gender and Social Policy, Gender Based Violence and Health

 6

 Dr. Neema C Murembe

Senior Lecturer, Head of Department, Human Development and Relational Sciences

 

 PhD  

Gender Mainstreaming, Human Resource Planning and Management, Family life and Social Relations

 7

 Dr. Elizabeth  Kemigisha

 Lecturer

MBChB, Master of Medicine and PhD Student (University of Ghent)

Health Promotion, Reproductive Health system, Menstrual Hygiene, Maternal Health and Services, Human Resources for Women Health, Epidemiology, and Confidential Care for Adolescents.

 

 8

 Ms. Jackline Tumuhairwe

   Assistant Lecturer

 

 

 

 

 

BSc. Nursing, MPH Student

Reproductive Health System, Health Policy, Women health Policy, Family Health and Menstrual Hygiene

 9

 Prof. Roberts K Muriisa

Professor, Head of Department Planning and Governance

PhD  

 

 

 

Policy Formulation and Implementation, Rural Development, Qualitative Research Methods, Health Policy and Practice, Policy Analysis and Public Action, Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation

 10

 Dr. Cleophas Karooma

Senior Lecturer 

 PhD 

Communication and Writing Skills and Health Communication and Promotion, Social Movement and Social Transformation

 

 11

 Ms. Tumuhimbise Immaculate

Lecturer

MA (DEV) and BA (DEV)

Demography, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Human Resource Management and School Health Programmes; Policy and Practice

 

 12

 Mr. Odongo Hannington

Lecturer, Acting Head of Department, Environment and Livelihoods Support Systems

 

Bsc. Agriculture and Ms. Development Planning , PhD Student (MUST)

Planning Techniques, Infrastructure Planning and Management and Quantitative Methods.

 

 13

 Dr. Bariyo Rogers

Senior Lecturer 

PhD

Human Rights and Democracy, Population Planning and Development, Gender and Human Rights, Risks Analysis and Disaster Management

 14

  Ms. Barbara R Naggayi

 

Lecturer

MSc (Environment) BA (Env), PhD Student (MUST)

 

Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, Urbanisation and Development, Community Engagement, Approaches to Urban Development, Social Costs of Urban Growth and Development and Urban Ecology.

 

 15

Mr. Tom Ogwang

 

Lecturer 

BA (DEV) MUK MA, PhD Student (Makerere University)

Methodology and Conceptualization, Conflict and Peace Building, Foreign CSOs and International Relations, Lobbying Advocacy and Negotiation Skills and Rights Approaches to Women’s Health

 

 16

Dr. Ronald Twongyirwe

 

Senior Lecturer 

PhD

 

Soil science, GIS, Environment and climate change, urban ecology

 17

Ms. Specioza Twinamastiko

 

Part-time Lecturer 

MA, PhD Student (MUST)

 

Development Studies Service Course

 

 18

Mr. Pregrino Tumusingize

 

Assistant Lecturer 

Msc

Farm Animal Production, Animal Production and Management, Animal Health and Dieases, Range Land Management, Animal Breeding, Agriculture Extension and Rural Development and Farm Attachment  

 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

1

 Mr. Abel Kamugisha

Faculty Administrator

 

 

2

 Mrs. Mayie Rugwira

Personal Secretary

 

 

3

 Ms. Monica Namugosa

Finance Officer

 

 

4

 Ms. Janet Ninsiima

Clerical Officer

 

 

5

 Ms. Agnes Nabada

Librarian

 

 

6

 Mr. Johnson Bwambale

Messenger

 

 

7

Mr. Silver Katushabe  

Driver

 

 

 

 

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