News & Events

Cohort 1 Micro-research students attend the MURTI Symposium

In regard to the HEPI-TUITAH aim 3 which is "To develop the capacity of undergraduate health professional students in rural Uganda to conduct locally relevant biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and operations research in HIV and its co-morbidities", HEPI-TUITAH cohort 1 micro research students from Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Lira University and Bishop Stuart University were invite to attend the Mbarara University Research Training Initiative symposium. This is a research capacity building grant that has been running at MUST...

Second HEPI-TUITAH Administrators’ Mentorship

HEPI-TUITAH held the second 5 day mentoring workshop for the project administrators from the three partner institutions, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Bishop Stuart University and Lira University from 10th – 14th February 2020 in Tuzza Hotel Bushenyi. This was aimed at equipping HEPI-TUITAH Administrators with the skills needed to support the research endeavors of the project and their respective institutions. In addition, participants got equipped with technical skill and were involved in numerous team building activities. The event was facilitated by,...

HEPI-TUITAH Joint Student Team leaders’ Meeting

Having selected the successful Micro-research teams at Mbarara University of Science and Technology and Bishop Stuart University, the HEPI-TUITAH team led by the project PI and Vice Chancellor of MUST, Prof. Celestino Obua held a joint meeting with the Micro-research team leader. These are undergraduate students’ team who will be facilitated and mentored to conduct research related to HIV treatment and prevention. This as a result will help to develop the capacity of undergraduate health professional students in rural...

Concept Development Training For Micro-Research Students at MUST

HEPI-TUITAH held a concept development training at Mbarara University of Science and Technology from 4th  to 8th November 2019. Following the call for topics for micro research funding of undergraduate student, quite a number of applications were received. The best 15 topics were selected and went through a hands-on training in concept writing and development, at the end of the training every group was able to come up with a good research concept with a budget. The training was...