The Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies was established in Makerere University to give both graduate students and supervisors a sense of belonging to a meaningful scholarly community; Co-ordinate and Administer all research; Advise on research priorities geared to the fulfillment of National Development professional objectives; Work as an outreach providing a link or bridge between the University and the World of work in identifying research and courses that are relevant to the needs of industry, commerce, and professions etc.

Prof. Edward Bbaale
Prof. Edward Bbaale


Prof. Edward Bbaale is the Director, Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, Makerere University.


A leader in research and graduate training in the region


To coordinate, monitor and provide an enabling environment for quality graduate training, innovative research and communication of the research outputs; to foster and manage graduate training and research in the university units by promoting cutting edge innovative, impact-oriented research and centres of excellence to meet the changing needs of society and for sustainable development

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