Dr. Jude Lubega has been appointed the Programme Collaborator for Strengthening Information Studies Research Capacity Alliance (SIRCA II). His appointment will run from January 2012 to December 2013. The SIRCA II programme aims at building research capacity among emerging principal investigators based in the Global South. As the Programme Collaborator, Dr. Jude will mentor the young Principal Investigators (PI) to undertake projects won under the IDRC.
This is great opportunity for Dr. Jude to be recognized by SIRCA as an asset in mentoring young PIs and he will be in charge of a project in Senegal. Dr. Jude is currently the Ag. Chair, Department of Information Technology, the Makerere University Coordinator for the Pan-African e-Network project and the Chair - Annual International Conference on Computing and ICT Research (ICCIR).