Research Projects

In its Strategic Plan 2007/8- 2011/12 and 2013/14 – 2023/24, Nkumba University identified “Strengthening Research and Publishing” as one of its priority objectives to be achieved. The University commits Ugx.60 million to be used to award 6 research grants of 10 Million to each research team every year. This has been going on since 2009. The research funds (60million) is about 0.3% of the total University Budget.

In addition to internal funds provided by the University, the Senior Staff have also secured some funding from external funding agencies.

Year School Name of the Project Principal Investigator (PI) Completion Date
2009/10 SBA “Entrepreneurship Development and Customer Care: A case of Businesses in Nkumba and Entebbe” Dr. R. Mwirumubi 2015
2009/10 SEHS The Effect of Legal Framework on the Quality of Early Childhood Care and Education Development in Entebbe Municipality” Mrs. D. Kabugo

 

2015
2009/10 SOSS “An Assessment of the Effectiveness of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Service Provision in Fishing Communities: The Case of Landing Sites in Entebbe” Assoc Prof . M. Mawa

 

2015
2009/10 SCIAD Visual art skills and activities towards enhancing teaching. How to begin reading and writing of early childhood education in Uganda.” Miss. J. W Mukasa

 

2015
2009/10 SCOS “Uganda’s Fish Export Promotion and its effect on Lake Victoria Fishing Communities” Prof. Orach-Meza 2015
Year School Name of Project Principal Investigator (PI) Completion Date
2010/11 SEHS “The involvement of the school community in the management of school Generated waste in selected secondary schools in Kampala.” Mr. E.S. Kiwanuka

 

Still on-going
2010/11 SBA “The current praxi of middle management in the enhancement of quality education in universities.” Prof. W.M. Mande

 

Still on-going
2010/11 SEHS “The relevance of community service in criminal justice systems of Uganda as Applied in Entebbe Magistrate area.” Miss. B. Namata

 

Still on-going
2010/11 SCIAD “A Feasibility study of therapeutic visual arts process in the counseling and care HIV/AIDS patients. A case study of TASO Mulago Entebbe center.” Mr. C. Kaggwa

 

Still on-going
2010/11 SEHS “Mitigating factors influencing the performance of Primary top students in Uganda; a trace study of academic excellence of primary, secondary and university students between 1998 and 2008.”  

Prof J.C. Ssekamwa

 

Still on-going

(changed study area)

2010/11 SCOS “Tourism strategy for sustainable development.   A case study of Entebbe Municipality and its environs, Wakiso District.”  

Prof. Eric Edroma

(RIP)

Team member to follow up
2011/12 SCOS A research study towards realizing an environmental policy at Nkumba University, Uganda. Assoc. Prof. M. P. Musoke

 

Still on-going
2011/12 SOSS An Assessment of the domestication of EALA policies that promote East African Integration by the National Assemblies of Member States. Mr. Barenzi George Still on-going
2011/12 SCIAD Experimenting with diverse local clays to develop decorative fragmented mosaic motifs and works. Assoc Prof. A. P. Yiga

 

Still on-going
2011/12 SCOS General Ecosystem Modeling for predicting basic productivity of Lake Victoria. Prof F. Orach-Meza

 

Still on-going
2011/12 SEHS Conflict resolution mechanisms and organisation culture. Mr. Kibuuka Peter

 

Still on-going
2011/12 SBA From University to work place: A tracer study of Nkumba University Alumni 1998-2010. Prof. W.M. Mande

 

Still on-going
2014/15 SCIAD Application of digital media/computer animations as effective teaching media to shorten the learning curve in the Schools/center. Mr. James Wevugira Ssemanobe Still on-going
2014/15 SEHS The reading and writing culture in university education. A case study of School of Education, Humanities & Sciences. Mr. Simon Peter Ongodia Still on-going
2014/15 SOSS The state of research in universities in Uganda. The case of private universities in Uganda. Assoc. Prof. Micheal Mawa Still on-going
2014/15 SBA Micro financing and growth of small business in Katabi Sub-County, Wakiso District, Uganda.

 

Mr. Lwanga Musisi Abubaker Still on-going
Year School Name of Project Principal Investigator (PI) Funder/

Amount

Completion Date
2013 SOSS “Mapping the substantive representation of women in the Ugandan Legislature: Unpacking contextual factors that propel policy success /failure of female change agents”.

 

Dr. Robinah Mirembe and

Asiimwe Solomon

USAID State University of New York

 

49,172,183/=

2014
2008 SEHS “A gender perspective to enhancing wealth creation for poverty alleviation among small scale fishers in the lake Victoria Basin”. Prof. Peter Kibas (Kenya) and Mrs. Dorothy Kabugo

Nkumba University

CIDA-SAREC Through Inter-University Council of East Africa

 

US$ 150,000

2013
2011 SCOS Eternal consultancy on water Resources in the IGAD Sub-Region Prof F. Orach-Meza African Development Bank

US$ 600,000

 

2013
2007 SCOS Presidential Oluwoko Malaria Project Assoc Prof. M. P. Musoke

 

Office of the President (Uganda)

 

US$ 800,000

 

Still on-going