Professor Dr. Roberts Muriisa Kabeba (Dr.Polit. Bergen)

Professor, Senior Lecturer, Department of Governance and Planning

B. SS, MA, PhD, Professor

Positions and Professional Responsibilities:

January 2016 to present: Professor

March 2012- to January 2016: Associate Professor

October 2010- May 2013: Dean, Faculty of Development Studies

June 2009- March 2012: Senior Lecturer, Faculty of development studies, MUST: Teaching Areas:  Research methods, Public policy and governance, Political Economy, Organisational studies

2007 – 2010: Head of Department Development Studies, MUST, Associate Dean, Faculty of Development Studies

2001- 2009: Lecturer, Faculty of Development Studies, Mbarara University of Science and Technology Uganda

2007 – October 2010: Associate Dean, Head of Department and Lecturer Faculty of Development Studies (MUST)

2007- February – August: Acting Dean Faculty of Development Studies-MUST, Academic courses offered: Political Economy of Transformation, Development in Africa

2002 – Acting Dean Faculty of Development Studies, Mbarara University of Science and Technology

2003- 2005: Tutor Department of Administration and Organisation theory, University of Bergen in charge of Methodology course for Master of Public Administration 1st year (MPA 1) and 2nd Year MPA Students writing the Master Thesis,

1998- 2001: Tutorial Assistant, Faculty of Development Studies, Mbarara University of Science and Technology

           

Other Positions Held:

Member of Consortium Committee of European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations (EMMIR)

Member of EMMIR Selection Committee

Kihumuro Project Implementation Committee (MUST)

Chairman MUST Quality Assurance committee.

Member of the Library Committee - Faculty of Development Studies (MUST)

Chair of Academic Committee - Faculty of Development Studies (MUST)

Chair of Research Committee - Faculty of Development Studies (MUST)

Member MUST Internal Appointments Committee

Member of Mbarara University Quality Assurance Committee

 

Professional Training and Engagements

Facilitator, Research Supervision workshop for staff, Institute of Interdisciplinary Training and Research

PhD research supervision methodology training at a workshop Organised by OSSREA, Lenana Mount Hotel, Nairobi, 22 - 28, August, 2011

2009 –Certificate in Peace, Conflict Resolution in Inclusive Development

December 2008, Certificate of Participation as Guest Researcher, Nile Basin Research Program Working group “Shaping Research Universities” at Unifob Global, University of Bergen

June 2007, Awarded Doctoral Degree (Dr.Polit) in Public Administration, University of Bergen Norway  

2005 Principle Facilitator at the international Workshop: Approaches and Methods in Comparative Politics: Case Oriented, Comparative and Statistical Methods: “One Best way”…or Mixing methods in Political Science, Organised by the Association of Political Science in Belgium- French Community (ABSP –CF), Liege, 29th -30th April 2005. 

2004, Certificate, Comparative Methodology – The logic of Case Oriented Research, Oslo Summer School in Comparative Social Sciences, University of Oslo

2004, Certificate, Social Capital, Trust, and Participation in Comparative Perspective, Oslo Summer school in Comparative Social Sciences, University of Oslo

2004, Certificate, Theory of Social Sciences, University of Bergen

2003, Certificate, Comparative Politics of institution and Policy Making- Oslo Summer School in Comparative Social Sciences, University of Oslo

2003, Certificate, Quantitative Data Analysis, Department of Administration and Organisation Theory, University of Bergen

2001, Master of Philosophy in Public Administration (MPA), University of Bergen

1994, Diploma in Business Management and Administration, Cambridge Tutorial College 

1993, Bachelor of Arts (BA, 2nd Class honour- Upper division) Degree- Political Science and Economics, Makerere University

1990, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)

1986, Uganda Ordinary level Certificate of Education (UCE)

Publications and Research

PUBLICATIONS

Publications at Associate Professor Position

Mbabazi Pamela, Aliguma Winie, Muriisa Roberts and Twinamatsiko Medard (2017), “Winners and Losers, Contestation over Land in the Advent of Oil Exploration in Uganda” in Hany Gamil Besada (ed.) 2017 Governing Natural Resources for Africa’s Development, Oxford, Routledge.

Roberts K. Muriisa, Jolly Rubagiza and Simon Rwabyoma (forthcoming), “Gender and HIV/AIDS in Eastern and Southern Africa:  Rethinking Men and HIV/AIDS Mitigation in Uganda and Rwanda”, in Rwanda Journal

Muriisa K Roberts (2015) “The State of Doctoral Education in Social Sciences in Uganda: Experiences and Challenges of Doctoral Training at Mbarara University of Science and Technology 2003 – 2010”, Journal of Education and Practice, Vol.6, No.10, 2015 (204 – 213)

Muriisa Kabeba Roberts (2015) “Rethinking the role of Universities in Africa: Leadership as a missing link in Explaining University Performance in Uganda” Journal of Higher Education in Africa, Vol 12, no. 2014, (CODESRIA, March 17, 2015)

Muriisa Kabeba Roberts, et al (2014) “Land Deals in Uganda: An Invisible Hand in Land Grabbing and Rural Development" In Mihyo B. Pascal (eds) (2014), International Land Deals in Eastern and Southern Africa, OSSREA

Muriisa Kabeba Roberts (2013) “The Quantity-Quality Balance: Reforms in University Education in Uganda”, in Chanie P. And Mihyo P.B. Thirty Years of Public Sector Reforms in Africa: Selected Country Experiences, Kampala, and Fountain 

Muriisa Roberts Kabeba (2012) “synergy in social service provision: private sector and the state in the provision of secondary education in Uganda” in Karyaija, Basheka
Namara
2012) Public administration in Uganda, Lambart, (Published October 12, 2012, https://www.lap-publishing.com/catalog/details//store/ru/book/978-3-659-26684-3/public-administration-in-uganda)

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2012) “Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Science, Technology and Innovation in Uganda” in Lopez-Valela Asuncion (2012) Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Social Sciences and Knowledge Management in- Tech, ISBN 978-953-51-0687-6, (published August 16, 2012, http://www.intechopen.com/books/theoretical-and-methodological-approaches-to-social-sciences-and-knowledge-management)

 

Publications at Senior Lecturer Position

Muriisa R. Kabeba and Ishtiaq Jamil (2011), Addressing HIV/AIDS Challenges in Uganda: Does Social Capital generation by NGOs Matter? Sahara-Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Volume 8, n. 1, 1- 12 http://journals.shahara.org.za

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2011) Financial Reforms and Governance and the Crisis in Research in Public Universities in Africa: A Case of Uganda, international Journal of Education Administration and Policy Studies, Vol. 3(1), 1 – 10, January, 2011 http://www.academicjournals.org/JEAPS

Muriisa R. Kabeba and Ishtiaq Jamil (2010), Social Capital: A Panacea for HIV/AIDS Challenges in Uganda? Journal of Development Issues Volume 2, n. 1&2, 65 - 96

Agardh A., Muriisa R., Emmelin M.  And Ostergen M. (2010). Social capital and sexual behaviour among Ugandan university students.  Global Health Action at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/

 Muriisa R. Kabeba  (2010), The role of NGOs in Addressing  Gender Inequality and HIV/AIDS in Uganda, in Canadian Journal of African Studies, Special Issue (Gender, HIV/AIDS and Human Security in Africa) Vol. 44 (3), 605 - 623. http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/cjas-rcea/author

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2009), the AIDS Pandemic in Uganda: Social Capital and the Role of NGOs in Alleviating HIV/AIDS Challenges, VDM-Verlag, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-639-14634-9

 

Publications Post-Doctoral Fellow

Muriisa, R. Kabeba (2010), It is not all About Money: Financial Governance and Research in Public Universities in Uganda, in Tor Halvosen et al, 2010, Reshaping Research Universities Volume 2, Kampala, Fountain

Muriisa R Kabeba and Bacwayo, E. Kukunda (2010), The State of University Education in Uganda; A Situational Overview, in Tor Halvosen et al 2010, Shaping Research Universities Volume 1,. Kampala, Fountain Publishers

 

Publications after PhD before Senior Lecturer Position

Muriisa R.K (2009)Budgetary and Financial Reforms and the Crisis in Research in Africa:  A case of Uganda, in Journal of the National Council for Higher Education, Vol.6 No. 2 pp. 13.

Muriisa Roberts Kabeba (2008), Decentralisation in Uganda: Prospects for Improved Service Delivery, in Africa Development, Vol.XXXIII, No. 4, 2008, pp. 83 – 95.

Muriisa, R. and Ishtiaq, J. (2007), “Building social Capital in Uganda: The Role of NGOs in Mitigating HIV/AIDS challenges” in NGO's for Socio-Economic Development ICFAI Printing Press, Kolkata

 

Publications during PhD Training

Muriisa R. K (2007), The AIDS Pandemic in Uganda: Social Capital and the Role of NGOs in Alleviating the Impact of HIV/AIDS, 1SBN 978-82-308-0376-9, Bergen, Alkopi

Muriisa Kabeba Roberts The AIDS Pandemic in Uganda: Social Capital and the Role of NGOs in Alleviating the Impact of HIV/AIDS, PhD Thesis, University of Bergen, Bergen Open Research Archive (BORA) http://hdl.handle.net/1956/2235)

Muriisa R. K (2007)Discuss how the findings about the role of NGOs in HIV/AIDS alleviating in Uganda contribute to the more general literature on Social Capital”. Lecture presented for the partial fulfilment for the award of degree of Dr. Polit, University of Bergen 24th May, 2007, Ulrike Pihls Hus, Professor Keysersgate 1, http://hdl.handle.net/1956/2245

Muriisa, R (2005), “Privatisation in Uganda: Prospects and Challenges of Policy implementation”, in Mbabazi, P and Taylor, I (2005), The Potentiality of ‘Developmental States’ in Africa, Dakar CODESRIA

Muriisa R. (2004), “NGOs, States and Donors: Development Competitors or Partners in Development”, in Ishtiaq, J., Quddus, A., and Muriisa, R. (2004), Institutions, Civil Society and Public Policies in Developing Countries, University of Bergen

Ishtiaq, J., Quddus, A., and Muriisa, R. (2004) - (eds.), Institutions, Civil Society and Public Policies in Developing Countries, University of Bergen

Muriisa, R. and Ishtiaq, J. (2004), “Building social Capital in Uganda: The Role of NGOs in Mitigating HIV/AIDS challenges” http://www.istr.org/conferences/toronto/workingpapers/index.html

Muriisa, R. (2001), NGOs and Rural Development in Uganda, Master Thesis, University of Bergen (Abstarct published at http://ugle.svf.uib.no/admorg/?strId=3233&kategori=367&versjon=True,)

 

Recent research works

Institutional Trust and Health Care service delivery in Mbarara District, IITR funded research project – Ongoing,

Land Governance Research: Transforming International Land deals into a vehicle for rural development in Uganda: OSSREA funded project: October 2011 – October 2012 (Concluded)

Public sector Reforms in Africa focusing on Higher education reforms- OSSREA funded project, June 2010 October 2011

Post-Doctoral Researcher (August – December 2008), Nile Basin Research Program Working group “Shaping Research Universities” at Unifob Global, University of Bergen - Working on a specific topic “Financial Governance in Public Universities in Uganda”

The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Government Establishments and Institutional Response:  The case of Mbarara University of Science and Technology.

HIV/AIDS research related to the implementation of the Mbarara University of Science and Technology HIV institutional policy (MUST-HIP).

The Bergen Summer Research School on “Professions and Societal Development” from August 7th -17th, 2008 at University of Bergen, Norway.

Muriisa R, Bariyo, R, Kabakyenga et al (2008), Research and HIV/AIDS: A Compilation and Review of HIV/AIDS Literature existing at Mbarara University of Science and technology and related Departments, Mbarara, MUST (Unpublished).

Muriisa R, Mbabazi, P and Anke, W (2008), Knowledge Production and Practice:  A Tracer Study of Graduates of Faculty of Development Studies at Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Mbarara University (unpublished)



Conferences Attendance and Presentations

Papers Presented at Local and International Conferences

Muriisa R. Kabeba, (2014) Gender Mainstreaming Strategies at MUST at Gender Consultative Workshop “Affirmative action strategies for the promotion of Gender equality and women's empowerment in Uganda” _RAIDAR Hotel _SEETA 3rd  April 2014

Muriisa R. Kabeba  (2013) Land Deals In Uganda: An Invisible hand in land grabbing in Uganda, paper presented at international Conference Political Economy of Agriculture Policy in Africa, 18th  – 20th March 2013, Pretoria, South Africa, see http://www.future-agricultures.org/pp-conference-papers/cat_view/1594-political-economy-of-agricultural-policy-in-africa/1595-conference-papers-political-economy-of-agricultural-policy-in-africa-march-2013/1600-the-politics-of-international-land-deals-in-sub-saharan-africa

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2011) The State of Doctoral Training in Social Science in Uganda: Experiences and challenges from Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Conference Organised by OSSREA, Lenana Mount Hotel, Nairobi, 22nd  - 28th, August, 2011

Murisa R. Kabeba (2011), Reforming Higher Education in Africa: Implications for Quality, Equity and Access of University Education in Uganda, Workshop by OSSREA, Three Decades of Public Sector Reform in sub-Saharan Africa, held at Cresta Oasis Hotel, Harare, Zimbabwe, between 4th - 6th July 2011.

Muriisa R. K (2011), Gender, HIV/AIDS and Migration: Reviewing the Evidence Paper presented at IMMIS conference “Migration, Gender and Diversity in East Africa” Afhad University for Women, Omdurman, 4th to 5th May, 2011

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2010). “Sports, Social Capital and Development” Paper Presented at a conference, International Sports and Development – Beyond 2010, 1st – 3rd September 2010.

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2010): “The role of Organic fertilisers in promoting food security in Uganda”, Paper Presented at FAO food Security Cluster workshop, Kampala, 2nd Feb. 2010

Muriisa R. Kabeba, Anke Weisheit, Alex Ariho (2009) “Integrated Natural Resource Management (INRM)”: Challenges of integration/mainstreaming into Agricultural research, Paper Presented at Annual Research Dissemination Workshop, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, December, 18th, 2009

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2009)Integrated Natural Resource Management (INRM)”: Challenges of integration/mainstreaming into Agricultural research, ASARECA Regional workshop, Kabale, White Horse-Inn 14th -15th July 2009

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2009), Making Democracy Work: Setting the Ground Right for 2011 Elections in Uganda, Annual UDESA Meeting, Mbarara, Mbarara university of Science and Technology, 11th July 2009

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2009), “Beyond Blame: Understanding Social, economic and Political Dynamics of HIV/AIDS” at a workshop Mitigating HIV/AIDS in Uganda: Engaging Local Political and Religious leaders, LUMUST project, Mbarara, University Inn 2009

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2009) “Mitigating HIV/AIDS: The Role of Networks”, Workshop organised by LUMUST project, Mbarara, University Inn 22nd July 2009

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2009), It is not all About Money: Financial Governance and Research in Public Universities in Uganda, Paper presented at 1st Annual Research Conference organized by Applied Training of the Nile Basin Initiative and Nile Basin research Program, 8th – 12th June 2009, Sea Cliff Hotel, DareSsalaam 

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2007), Budgetary and Financial Reforms and the Crisis in Social Research in Africa: A Case of Uganda, Paper Presented at a Deans conference, “Financing Autonomous Social Research in Africa: Past Experience, Current directions”, 28th – 30th November, 2007, CODESRIA, Dakar Senegal.

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2007), Building Institutions for Science and Technology in Uganda: Paper to be read at a Pre-CHOGM symposium “Science and Technology for Social Economic transformation of Uganda, Lake View Hotel, Mbarara 13th - 15th September 2007.

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2007) Decentralisation in Uganda: Prospects for Improved Service Delivery. Paper presented at CODESRIA Conference: Public Sector Reforms in Africa: Retrospect and Prospect, 22nd – 24th August 2007, Zomba, Malawi.

Muriisa R. Kabeba (2007) Gender and HIV/AIDS: The Role of NGOs in Alleviating Gender-HIV/AIDS Related Challenges in Uganda, Paper Presented at Conference “HIV/AIDS, Human Security and Gender” Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia-Canada 10th - 12th August 2007.

Muriisa, R. and Ishtiaq, J (2006), “Bonds and Bridges: Social Capital, HIV/AIDS challenges and Human Security”, Paper prepared for the Seventh international conference of the International Society for Third sector Research (ISTR), The Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand July 9th – 12th, 2006.

Muriisa R, (2005), “A Methodological Approach to Studying Organisations: Case Study Research and Mixed Methodology”, Paper presented at the international Workshop: Approaches and Methods in Comparative Politics: Case Oriented, Comparative and Statistical Methods: “One Best way”…or Mixing methods in Political Science, Organised by the Association of Political Science in Belgium- French Community (ABSP –CF), Liege, 29th -30th April 2005.

Muriisa (2005) NGOs and HIV alleviation in Uganda, (PhD progress) Religious NGOs and the International Aid System: Exploring Religious NGO Roles, Relations and Impact in Development, Oslo, and 7th - 8th April 2005.

Muriisa R and Ishtiaq J (2004), “Building Social Capital in Uganda: The Role of NGOs in mitigating HIV/AIDS” Paper presented at the International conference- Contesting Citizenship in a divided Society organised by International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR)- , Toronto, 11th -14th July 2004.

Muriisa R, and Ishtiaq, J. (2004), Practicing Social Capital: The Role of NGOs in addressing HIV/AIDS challenges in Uganda, Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Norwegian Association for Development Research:   Education, Knowledge and development NGOs and Civil Society – Workshop, Bergen, and 30th September - 1st October 2004.

Muriisa R. (2003), “Global Challenges: Social Capital, Global communication Technology and Development”, Paper presented at a seminar, Globalisation: Impact of Information and Communications Technology on Africa, held at Mbarara University of Science and Technology and Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi, in Collaboration with, University of Wisconsin-River falls and York College The city University of New York 14th  – 28th July 2003.

Muriisa R. (2002), “Multinational Corporations: Praise or Condemnation”,  Paper presented at the international seminar/workshop, Africa’s Response to Globalisation, organised by Mbarara University of Science and Technology and Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi, in Collaboration with, University of Wisconsin-River falls and York College The city University of New York, 14th - 29th, July 2002.

 

Local and International Conferences and Participation

NCHE 2015, 8th Higher Education Pre- Exhibition Symposium, “Mobilising Solutions for Unemployment through Partnerships in Higher Education and Industry”, Kampala, Hotel Africana 18th March 2015, (Facilitator) NCHE 2015.

IUCE Conference on Youth and Gender, Nairobi, 26th – 28th January 2010  

UNESCO 2008, Global Research Seminar: Sharing research agendas on knowledge systems, held at UNESCO, Paris, 27th -29th November, 2008.

Roads to reconciliation: Transitional justice in Norway and beyond, CMI, Bergen, 4th – 5th September 2008

2008, International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (ISIA) Annual Conference, “Enhancing Efficiency, effectiveness and Equity in Public Service Delivery: Challenges, Opportunities and Good Practice, Kampala July 14th - 18th 2008.

Globalisation: The challenge for African Countries: International conference Organised by River falls

University of Wisconsin in Collaboration with Mbarara University of science and Technology and Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi, 18th – 28th June 2007.

CODESRIA-Collaborative Link Network Workshop - international workshop, Organised by Faculty of Development studies, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, 13th -14th February 2004.

 

Other Academic Works

Muriisa R (2004), “Building Social Capital in Uganda: Beyond Path dependence and Structural Perspectives” (unpublished) Paper Submitted to the Faculty of Social Sciences Oslo Summer School, for the Course   Social Capital, Trust and Participation in Comparative Perspectives, 2nd  - 6th August 2004)

Muriisa R (2004), “A Methodological Approach to Studying Organisations: The logic of Combined Methodologies in Case Study Research” (unpublished), Paper submitted to the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo, for the Course Comparative Methodology: The Logic Case Oriented Research – 26th July- 30th July 2004.

Muriisa, R (2003), “Institutional effects on policy outcomes: A comparative analysis of the legislative powers of the presidents of Uganda and South Africa in the fight against HIV/AIDS”, (unpublished), Paper submitted to the faculty of Social Sciences, Oslo summer school in comparative social Science Studies, University of Oslo, for the course Comparative politics of institutions and Policy making, 28th July 2003 to August 1st, 2003.

 

Academic Reviews for Scholarly Journals 

African Journal of Business and Law: paper reviewed Common pool Resources, Conflict: Conventional Perspectives to Bagungu-Balalo-Basongola Conflict in Uganda.

African health Sciences Journal: Paper reviewed An exploration of Intra household Differences in health seeking behaviour for orphans and non-orphans in an NGO supported and no supported sub county of Luweero District,  Uganda

African Journal of Political Science and International relations: Paper Reviewed Fiscal Impact of Privatization in Uganda 1992-2007

 

Supervisory Works

Post Graduate Supervision up to Submission

Master and other Post Graduate Research (Recent)

Oana Tarlos (2014), “Psychosocial Support in Refugee Settings the Case of Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda” MA Thesis, University of Oldenburg

Matteo Carbognani (2014), Sauti Zetu, Songs from Nakivale Refugee Settlement: A participatory art-Based Research with Young Congolese Refugees, MA Thesis, University of Oldenburg

Maria Subia, Paula (2014), Refugee Integration in the City of Buenos Aires: an Exploration on the Possibilities for Advancement of Labour mobility Schemes, MA Thesis, University of Oldenburg

Pablo Mattos (2013), Development and Human Rights Violations: The Case of Oil Induced Displacement in Western Uganda, MA Dissertation, and University of Oldenburg

Kato Dan (2014) “Implementation of Human Development as a Strategy of Poverty Eradication in Uganda: A Case Study of Kanaba Sub County, Kisoro District”, MA Thesis, Mbarara University of Science and Technology

Elumu Peter (2013), Cultures and the Sustainability of Safe Male Circumcision (SMC): A Case Study of Soroti Municipality, PGD, Dissertation, Mbarara University of Science and Technology

Sengarama M Robert, 2010. The Guilty Plea And Reconciliation In Rwanda: A Case Study Of  Nyamata Sector, Bugesera District, MA Thesis, Mbarara University of Science and Technology.

Kabami Annet. 2011. The Politics of Naads; Case Study of Kisoro District, MA Thesis, Mbarara University of Science and Technology.

Birungi Specioza. 2011. The Efficiency of Human Resource Strategies on Academic Staff Turnover in Uganda: Case Study of Mbarara University of Science and Technology and Bishop Stuart. MA Thesis, Mbarara University of Science and Technology.

Musiime Denis. 2011. The Appropriateness of National Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children Policy (Nop) To Reducing Vulnerability of Children in Uganda; Case Study of Mbarara District. MA Thesis, Bishop Stuart University

Kobusingye Doreen Nancy. 2010. The Efficiency Of Creating New Districts  As A Channel Of Service Delivery In Uganda; Case Study Of Kayunga District, MA Thesis, Mbarara University Of Science And Technology.

Mushaija Geoffrey. 2010. Post Conflict Reconstruction and Sustainable Development in Rwanda: Community Participation in Development Programmes Case of Ugridp, MA Thesis, Mbarara University of Science and Technology.

Kemigisha Prudence. 2010. Integrating Indigenous Knowledge in Local Government Food Security Strategies; a Case Study of Bumbaire Sub-county, Bushenyi Distict, MA Thesis, Mbarara University of Science and Technology.

Atuhaire Catherine. 2010. Attitudes and Perception to Child Bearing Among HIV Positive Couples Receiving Hiv/Aids Services at Joint Clinic Research Centre (Jcrc) Mbarara Branch. Post-Graduate Diploma in Development Studies, Mbarara University of Science and Technology

Kimunyu Peruth Katungi, 2010. The Challenges of Implementing Decentralization in Uganda: A Case Study of Mbarara Municipality, Post-Graduate Diploma in Development Studies, Mbarara University of Science and Technology

Kemigisha Elizabeth. 2010. Awareness Uptake and Accessibility to Long Term and Permanent Contraceptive Methods among Women of Child Bearing Age in Mbarara Municipality. Post-Graduate Diploma in Development Studies, Mbarara University of Science and Technology

Mugisha Francis. 2009. The Impact Of Savings And Credit Cooperatives (SACCOs) On Rural House Holds In Uganda. Ma Thesis Bishop Stuart University

 

Other Scholarly Engagements

Appointed as Opponent for Mr. Asingwire Narathius for His Doctoral Dissertation:  Shifting Paradigms in Social Policy Reform: A case of Demand and Supply Driven Approaches to Rural Safe Water Supply in Uganda”.   25th July 2008.

External Examiner, Uganda Management Institute.

 

Grants and Awards

Research Grants

OSSRERA Research Grant, Land Governance Research: Transforming International Land deals into a vehicle for rural development 2011.

OSSREA Research Grant, Public sector Reforms in Africa focusing on Higher education reforms- OSSREA funded project, 2010.

An assortment of Books and a Video conferencing equipment, from IMMIS.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship grant, Nile Basin Research Program, University of Bergen, 2008.

 

International Conferences Attendance Grants

OSSREA and Future Agricultures, Political Economy of Agriculture Policy in Africa, 18th – 20th March 2013, Pretoria, South Africa.

CODESRIA - International Conference of Deans of Faculties of Social Sciences and Humanities, Johannesburg, South Africa, 14th  – 15th  January, 2013.

Inter University Council of East Africa - IUCE Conference on Youth and Gender, Nairobi, 26th – 28th January 2010. 

UNESCO 2008, Global Research Seminar: Sharing research agendas on knowledge systems, held at UNESCO, Paris, and 27th - 29th November, 2008, Unifob Global.

OSSREA - PhD research supervision methodology training workshop, Lenana Mount Hotel, Nairobi, 22nd - 28th, August, 2011.

OSSREA - Three Decades of Public Sector Reform in sub-Saharan Africa, Cresta Oasis Hotel, Harare, Zimbabwe, between 4th -6th  July 2011.

IMMIS - Migration, Gender and Diversity in East Africa” Afhad University for Women, Omdurman, 4th to 5th May, 2011.

UNIFOB GLOBAL _ 1st Annual Research Conference organized by Applied Training of the Nile Basin Initiative and Nile Basin research Program, 8th – 12th June 2009, Sea Cliff Hotel, Dares salaam.

CODESRIA _Deans conference, “Financing Autonomous Social Research in Africa: Past Experience, Current directions”, 28th – 30th November, 2007, CODESRIA, Dakar Senegal.

CODESRIA Public Sector Reforms in Africa: Retrospect and Prospect, 22nd – 24th August 2007, Zomba, Malawi.

Dalhousie University Gender and Development Group Conference “HIV/AIDS, Human Security and Gender” Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia-Canada 10th -12th August 2007.

 

Community Service and Engagement on the Basis of Professional and Scholarly Expertise

Significantly contributed to the development of MUST/HIP using my experience and expertise of social aspects of HIV/AIDS:

Engaged MUST Community in developing strategies for integrating teaching of hiv/aids  into the service course curriculum 3rd march 2008 – 7th march 2008.

Facilitated at a workshop – Engaging local leaders (Political and Non-Political) on HIV/AIDS _under LUMUST framework, Paper presented “Beyond Blame: Understanding the Social, economic and Political Dynamics of HIV/AIDS

Facilitated at a workshop, Engaging Hostel owners around MUST on HIV/AIDS Prevention, LUMUST Framework under MUST HIP

Facilitator at a workshop“Mitigating HIV/AIDS: The Role of Networks”, Workshop organized by LUMUST project, Mbarara, University Inn 22nd July 2009.

Facilitator at workshop “Eengaging communities on Agricultural integration into Environment and Natural Resource management” Paper presented, Integrated Natural Resource Management (INRM): Challenges of Integration into Agricultural Research Mbale, 26th August 2009, Raydar Hotel.

Guest Speaker at Carrier Guidance seminar for S4. Candidates at Ntare school 2011.

 

Membership to Professional Bodies and Organisations

Member of International Society for Third Sector Research (Istr)

Member of Nordic Countries African Research Group.

Member of Codesria

Academic and Editorial Board Member African Journal of Business and Law (Ajobal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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