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  • Training for Real: 

    Nshemereirwe, Connie V.; Rugumayo, A. I. (2005)
    Graduates of Engineering in Uganda face great challenges in the work place as they are expected to be fully prepared to start work with little or no further training. In view of this, training has to begin at the University, ...
  • Technology and Architecture Education in Uganda 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (The Architectural Science Association ANZAScA, 2006)
    Architecture education is a relatively new undertaking in Uganda. Despite this opportunity to develop an updated curriculum and pedagogy, an old paradigm continues to persist; isolating the teaching of architectural ...
  • 498: Integrating Sustainability and Environmental Design in an African Architecture Curriculum: 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (Passive and Low Energy Architecture, 2008-10-28)
    While the majority of Ugandans live in energy poverty, contemporary architecture in the country is for the most part energy inefficient. Progress and development is shown through the inclusion of air-conditioners, while ...
  • Ethics of a Brick: Ethical Positions in Built Environment Education in Uganda 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (School of the Built Environment, University of Nottingham, UK, 2009-09-09)
    Architecture has among its goals, to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of society. It is therefore inevitable that ethical decisions are made in the process making architecture. The perceived value of the product, ...
  • Investigating the architecture of architecture education in Uganda: 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (The Architectural Science Association, ANZAScA, 2010)
    For all the discourse on the state of architecture education today, little is written about the student experience in architecture schools. With increasing emphasis on Service Quality, Learning Outcomes, and Completion ...
  • Characterising entrants into the University system in Uganda 

    Nshemereirwe, Connie V. (Association for Educational Assessment in Africa, 2011)
    The Inter-University Council of East Africa, together with the National Higher Education Quality Assurance bodies of the East African countries, has been developing a joint quality assurance framework for Higher Education ...
  • Architecture as Environment: perceptions on gender and community as determinants of comfort and energy use in buildings 

    Ndibwami, Alex (Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings, 2011-09-23)
    This paper investigates the extent to which notions of gender and community are expressed and promoted through materiality, spatial quality and passive design as a way to promote comfort and efficient energy use. Generally, ...
  • Lost opportunities and emerging possibilities: the place for collaboration in the built environment 

    Ndibwami, Alex (2012-06-27)
    This paper is part of an ongoing study that delves into the issues that inspire and/or inhibit collaboration between built environment practitioners in Uganda. It is situated in the context of discourse on the roles of ...
  • Environmental Sustainable Design and Energy Efficiency in Architecture Education in East Africa 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (2013)
    The inclusion of Environmental Sustainable Design (ESD) in architectural education is an important paradigmatic shift for contemporary architecture education, in view of growing concerns for Energy Efficiency (EE) and ...
  • Learning in architecture: Students’ perceptions of the architecture studio 

    Tumusiime, Harriet (2013)
    In architecture education, the design studio has long been regarded as the centre of teaching and learning. As a learning environment, the studio is the physical site for learning and teaching, where active interaction ...
  • Socialisation in Architecture Education 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (2013)
    Architecture education is an engaging process; long hours in the design studio, a high level of one-on-one instruction, and intense peer review. The process, which extends over the years of formal education, is instrumental ...
  • To Build or Not to Build: Going Live is [Not] Just Being Practical! 

    Ahimbisibwe, Achilles; Olweny, Mark; Ndibwami, Alex; Thomas, Paul; Lubingo, Mathieu; Katta, Jude (Association of Architectural Educators, 2014)
    Increasingly students and faculty alike are calling for a “hands-on” approach to architecture and building construction as an integral part of the architectural education. Schools of architecture have implemented courses ...
  • Socialisation:a perilous transition from novice to architect 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (Architectural Education Otherwhere, 2014-08-06)
    Architectural education includes both formal and informal learning components, instrumental in the transformation of novices into architects. The informal component incorporates tacit aspects of education that can’t be ...
  • Long-term socio-economic development through harnessing the demographic dividend:. 

    Tukundane, Cuthbert (2015)
    In the last thirty years, Sub Saharan Africa has undergone a remarkable demographic transition. The region now has the youngest population in the world with some 600 million people under the age of 25. This young and ...
  • In-Sample Spatio-temporal Predictions by Multivariate Singular Spectrum Analysis 

    Awichi, Richard (Elsevier, 2015)
    In this paper, we present a method of utilizing spatial information, usually intrinsic in spatial data sets, to improve the quality of temporal predictions within the framework of singular spectrum analysis (SSA) techniques. ...
  • A democratic political order after violence: 

    Tshimba, David-Ngendo (East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, 2015)
    This article delves into the predicaments of elections after violent armed conflicts as a means to rebuild broken political structures and restore a democratic political order. The article acknowledges that elections are ...
  • Ethics, Human Rights and Healthcare in Uganda 

    Luswata, Albert (2015)
    This paper attempts to show the linkage between Ethics, Human Rights and Healthcare. In the first place, it argues that healthcare needs ethics to guide it and make it humane; otherwise it is used against the person. This ...
  • Rural (low income) housing: inspiring communities to shape their future: Paper presented at PLEA 2015 Conference 

    Ahimbisibwe, A.; Ndibwami, Alex; Niwamara, T (PLEA, 2015)
    This paper details patterns of energy consumption for domestic buildings in urban areas of Uganda. The paper shows the range of energy sources employed by households, the level of consumption of energy, as well as common ...
  • Excluded youth and skills training in Uganda. 

    Tukundane, Cuthbert (2015-02)
    This paper shares insights into how the youth population in Uganda that is excluded from education can best be helped to develop skills necessary for the labour market and for other livelihood opportunities, such as ...
  • I will not publish and I will not perish: 

    Ssentongo, Jimmy; Draru, Cicilia (2015-04)
    In this paper, we analyse how Ugandan academics are negotiating the age old academic tradition of ‘Publish or Perish’ by differently curving their own identity in academia. The ‘publish or perish’ adage has marked the ...