Makerere University acknowledges that funds received from SIDA under the bilateral Research Cooperation enable Ugandan public universities to conduct impactful research, research capacity strengthening, institutional advancement, generate knowledge and promote research uptake for regional development, which generally align with the scope of the EDCTP programme.

Call for Applications - Philosophy of Methods

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 09:46

The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training in collaboration with the School of Liberal and Performing Arts, Department of Philosophy and Development Studies, announces the PhD-Cross-cutting Training Course:

Philsophy of Method


  • Course Duration: 12th to 23rd June, 2017
  • Venue: Senate Conference Room
  • Who should apply: PhD Students Maximum Number of Participants: 60
  • Latest Date of application: 5th June 2017

This course unit is among the required crosscutting courses for PhD students to expand their academic and practical comprehension of the concepts of science, knowledge and research; acquaint the students with the philosophical principles behind the quantitative and qualitative methods of research; enhance the students’ awareness about ethical conflicts in relation to research; and provide a forum for each student to discuss, and improve their own research proposals.

Please forward written applications indicating the PhD Program, Gender, Department, School, College, telephone and e-mail contact address electronically to: or Division of Research, Innovations and Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), Lincoln House, Flat B5.

Deadline for application is 5th June 2017.

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