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  • 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 ...
  • The African Centre of Agro-Ecology and Livelihood Systems (ACALISE): 

    Mwine, Julius (The World Bank, 2016-10-17)
    Africa in general and East Africa in particular is faced with problems of low production and productivity, little or no value addition to the few products but also lack of ethical values in management of business. These ...
  • 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, ...
  • Assessment of Somali refugees’ wellbeing: The centrality of the human needs 

    Balyejjusa, Moses Senkosi (2015-09)
    There is a substantial body of literature on psychological wellbeing of refugees in psychology, especially in relation to refugee acculturation. However, very little research has been carried out on refugee wellbeing by ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Embracing values beyond the Financial Value: 

    Kabiito, Bendicto (2015-10)
    The dominant discourse upholds an idea that accumulated financial capital (money) can reliably address climate change challenges. What is often neglected is the fact that since the current trends of climate change is ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Joint development of courses for energy efficient and sustainable housing in Africa (JENGA), Uganda 

    Tusubira, Y.; Kateega, J.; Kigozi, J (Architecture and Construction in the Global South, 2016)
    The JENGA project was intended to develop courses for energy efficiency and Sustainable housing in Africa. Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) as one of the partner universities, had over 100 students participating in the ...
  • Learning for sustainable futures: 

    Tukundane, Cuthbert (2015-09)
    With 70% of Uganda’s population of 34.9 million below the age of 30 and 56% below 18 years, the country has one of the youngest populations in the world. The youth bulge that the country is experiencing demands for educational ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Memory and Forgiveness: 

    Angucia, Margaret (2016-03)
    Memories of conflict experiences can be problematic in building social relationships between victims and perpetrators in post conflict communities. The challenge of negative memories to constrain living together in the ...