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Beer is good for intestine – study

Lisbon, Portugal | Xinhua | Drinking beer is beneficial to the intestine and has the potential to prevent chronic diseases, according to a research by the Center for Research in Health Technologies and Services (CINTESIS), a non-profit research and development unit, in the city of Porto in northern Portugal. “Beer …

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DR MUSENERO: No money was sent directly to PRESIDE

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation, Dr. Monica Musenero has said that no funds were released directly to the Presidential Scientific Initiative on Epidemics (PRESIDE) for Covid-19 vaccine research purposes. Musenero was on Tuesday responding to a report by the Select Committee that …

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Universities urged to invest in research

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Professor Mary Okwakol, the chairperson of Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has advised higher institutions of learning to invest in research to enable companies to offer virtual internship training to students. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, many Universities adopted the Open Distance and e-Learning-ODeL system to continue …

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Universities urged to prioritize research oriented teaching

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Universities have been advised to prioritize research programs other than focusing on topics and modules while taking students through their courses. The vice-chancellor of Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi Prof. John C. Maviiri says that students need to be equipped with critical thinking skills to …

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Mak school of Public Health to celebrate 25 years of research

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) is set to celebrate 25 years of training of public health specialists and research. The celebrations scheduled for this week according Dr Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho, the head of the school’s department of Health Policy Planning and Management …

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Uganda to Breed Malaria Fighting Mosquitoes

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ugandan Government is instituting an insectarium where research on genetically modified mosquitoes will be conducted as a way of fighting malaria in Africa. The mosquito is designed to quickly spread a genetic mutation that is lethal to its own species.    UVRI entomologist Jonathan …

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Mak gets UGX 2.9bn research grant

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University College of Humanities and Social Sciences -CHUSS has received a 2.98 billion shillings funding for research. The financial boost from the US-based private foundation, Andrew W Mellon Foundation will facilitate research in the arts, humanities and social science disciplines. The grant is …

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