Dr Marlene Holmner a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Information Science at University of Pretoria South Africa and MIT as well as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course Coordinator says they currently have five intakes with one intake to go. “We have guided them on how to go about their research, the methodology and data collection tools to enable them finalize their dissertation,” she said.
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Niyitegeka is an expert in Leadership Development, and Business Technology Strategy with a cumulative 16 years working experience in private and public sectors.
Prof. Zachary speaking on entrepreneurship and innovation said having a new idea is most vital for young entrepreneurs to become successful in the tech business.
RUFORUM also has an Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Program and a granting mechanism that focuses on strengthening the ICT capacity and supporting member universities to effectively connect to ICT opportunities which exploited, CoCIS can momentously benefit from it.
“These areas of health are not as effective as we want them to be, innovators must start thinking in that direction,” appealed Dr. Roy William Mayega Deputy Chief of Party Resilient Africa Network (RAN) and Lecturer at the School of Public Health Makerere University.
Mary Nsabagwa Assistant Lecturer and supervisor final year projects for students at College of Computing and Information Sciences Makerere University said other than teaching and research they are to ensure community outreach is strongly undertaken by lecturers.
Patrick Luganda a Global Media Trainer and Communications Advisor on the Geneva based Commission for Climatology in the World Metrology Organization says scientists need to benefit society with their knowledge and encourage informed decision making.
Prof. Gregg Pascal Zachary of Arizona State University USA, at the same media training said with complexity of science, valuing communication and taking risks is key to efficiency and making known new innovations to society by scientists.
One of the goals of the project is to develop and deploy small autonomous weather stations powered by wind turbines or solar cells and increase station density by 70 to 100 stations across the three countries.