Dr Susan Kavuma
Collaborator: Professor Andreas Kontoleon, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
The study analyses the patterns of income mobility, determinants of income mobility and its impact on welfare using household panel data collected by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBoS) .
Dr Beverly Egyir
Collaborator: Dr Mark Holmes, Department of Veterinary Medicine
This study characterizes S. aureus isolates from livestock to determine if they differed from those found in humans with respect to antimicrobial resistance, genotypic diversity and content of virulence determinants.
Dr Angela Kunadu
Collaborator: Dr Andrew Grant, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge
The aim of this research is to bridge the knowledge gap by providing information on the hygienic quality of milk as it transitions through the informal dairy value chains, and generate data on prevalence, distribution, and characterization of phenotypes and genotypes of significant pathogens in dairy.
Dr Aaron Mushengyezi
Collaborator: Dr Andrea Grant, Centre of African Studies, University of Cambridge
This research examines emerging hybrid models of secondary orality that have become popular in rural communities in Uganda.
Dr Enoch Sebuyungo
Collaborators: Dr Edith Esch, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge
This study examines the translation of administrative documents from French into English in Ghana and Uganda. It shall be based on Nida’s sociolinguistic approach which considers the outlook and culture of the receptor audience.
Assoc. Professor Archangel Rukooko
Collaborator: Dr Veronique Mottier, Human, Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge
The study examines the arguments that were raised by various members of parliament in recurrent bids to legislate against homosexuality in Uganda.
Dr Mary Chama
Collaborator: Dr Andreas Bender, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
This project exploits the mode of action (MOA) and toxicity of dichapetalins using in silico techniques.
Dr Dominica Dipio
Collaborator: Dr Georgina Horrell, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
This research examines gender relations in the context of the family, paying attention to motherhood role in African folktales.
Dr Kwaku Kyeremeh
Collaborator: Professor Peter Leadlay, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge
The project emphasizes the importance of Ghana’s wetlands beyond the ecological and socio-economic significance and offers an entirely new scientific reason why this resource should be properly managed and protected.
Dr Eric Ochen
Collaborator: Dr Robbie Duschinksy, Institute of Public Health University of Cambridge
This project looks at the reintegration and re-socialisation of young people after the end of conflict in northern Uganda and how they can be made to embrace productive social life.
Dr John Okiror
Collaborators: Professor Geoff Hayward and Dr Mark Winterbottom, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
This project is designed to assess the pedagogical methods used for teaching agriculture in Uganda and Ghana in light of the paradigm shift towards competence-based curricula.
Dr Japheth Opintan
Collaborator: Professor Gordon Dougan, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
The current research performs whole genome sequencing (WGS) on archived epidemic Vibrio cholerae isolates for the purposes of creating a genetic library for studying the population diversity and evolution of the organism.