Graduate students (2019/2020) presented their research concepts/ ideas on Thursday 7th/11/2019 in the GIS lab. Various ideas were presented and students were guided on how best their work can be improved. Read more
The Global Green Growth Institute, Uganda conducted a half day seminar under the theme “Green Growth: Can it deliver Sustainable Development in Uganda? to students in the Department on the 05th/11/2019. Read more
On Friday, 18th/10/2019, third year students of “Bachelor of Science in Meteorology” presented their research topics/ ideas to staff members, students where given tips on how to conduct research, improving their topics better and modifications so as they can produce quality work. Read more
On 16th/10/2019 a group of Second year Geography students traveled to Eastern Uganda for a fieldwork excursion. During this fieldwork excursion, students went to Bududa and Manafwa for structural morphological analysis, geo-hazard assessment, drainage basin characterization, land use and cover analysis etc. They alsowent to Teso region and Kapchorwa for landscape and land use analysis, hillslope hydrological analysis among others . We are also planning to visit some three secondary schools in the region for an interface with students to promote our BGS and Bsc Met programmes. Five staff members ware involved in this exercise including Dr.Nseka Denis, Dr. Wasswa Hannington, Dr. Nadhomi Daniel, Mr Hosea Opedes and the Head Assoc Prof.Frank Mugagga, who later joined the group.
On 10/09/2019, a group of 3rd year students doing Bachelor of Science in Meteorology went for a field trip to Eastern Uganda, Where they had practical skills in hydrometeorology. Students where trained on how to get water level loggers (pressure transducers) from the boreholes and ware able to download data on groundwater levels. Thanks to the lecturer Dr.Jamiat Nanteza
The AFRICA CLIMATE RISK CONFERENCE that took place at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa Ethiopia on the 7 – 9 OCTOBER 2019 with a them of “ Dismantling barriers to urgent climate adaption action in Africa”. Was an open platform for sharing latest African climate research among researchers policy makers, practitioners and development patterns. The conference brought together academicians, meteorology agencies,researchers, NGOs, government agencies and development patterns to share knowledge on climate services in Africa.
The Department of Geography, Geo-Informatics and Climatic Sciences together with the College of Computing & Information Sciences hosted Professor Debarchana Ghosh from the Department of Geography, University of Connecticut USA. She is here on a collaborative program between the Department and the University of Connecticut USA. Professor Debarchana gave a presentation during a research seminar on the theme:”DRUG USE AND HIV/AIDS TREATMENT CASCADES, OVERLAPS AND INTERSECTIONS”. The seminar took place Friday 6th September, 2019 between 12pm to 1pm at the College of Computing and information sciences (COCIS) Conference Hall (Block A 4th floor).
The Department of Geography, Geo-Informatics and Climatic Sciences conducted its orientation for the 1st year students for the academic year of 2019/2020. Held on the 09/08/2019 in lecture theater 1 located at the Meteorology-Unit (FCIT Building) the function included students admitted on the Bachelor of Science in Meteorology, Bachelor of Geographical Sciences and those in education with Geography as a subject, and was presided over by the Chair, Assoc prof. Frank Mugagga. The MC Dr. Denis Nseka and the Patron of one of the students Governing body in the department welcomed the students and thanked them for choosing the department. Read more
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