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Welcome to the College of Natural Science (CONAS), Makerere University. We’re the heart of this great university, a community of more than 1,000 students and more than 100 School members spread in 6 departments; Biochemistry & Sports Sciences, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics. Read More

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Latest News

Prof. Kasozi hands over office to Prof. Ntale

At a handover ceremony held earlier today (Friday, 12th January 2018), Prof. Juma Kasozi handed over office to Prof. Muhammad Ntale as new Dean, School of Physical Sciences (Dean-SPS) at the...

Advert - 6th Workshop Training on Solar Energy, Biogas Production and Solar Thermal Systems

The Renewable Energy Research Group (RERG) in the Department of Physics invites applications for  Training Workshop in Solar Energy Installation& Maintenance, Biogas Production and Solar...

Presenters at Vice Chancellor's Media Briefing: 27th November 2017

The Monthly Vice Chancellor (VC) Media Briefing was held on Monday 27th November 2017 in the Senior Common Room in the Main Building at Makerere University. The College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS...

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At a PhD Defense held on the 21st November 2017 in the Botany/Zoology Lecture Theatre, Christine Kyalimpa successfully defended her PhD thesis for the award of a degree of a Doctor of Philosophy...

The Department of Mathematics, Makerere University in collaboration with Universities in Finland (LUT, OU, TU) and the collaborating Universities in Africa: Bahir Dar, University of Nairobi,...

Prof. J.Y.T. Mugisha (Principal - CoNAS) & CoNAS Management meeting Wollega University delegation

The Principal, College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS),   Professor J.Y.T. Mugisha together with other members of the college management hosted a delegation from Wollega University, Ethiopia on Monday...

Fare Thee Well: Obituaries

Professor Bernard T. Kiremire

 Professor Kiremire joined Makerere University as a Teaching Assistant in 1974, was promoted to rank of Lecturer in 1980. He was promoted to rank of Associate Professor in 1992 and became a full professor in 2006. Prof. Kiremire served Makerere in leadership/management capacities as well (Head of Department and Member of Senate)


Professor Bukenya-Ziraba

 We pay tribute and celebrate the life of our colleague, friend, father figure and mentor, Professor Remegius Bukenya-Ziraba. It was with deep sorrow that we  learned of the sudden death of Prof. Bukenya-Ziraba on Saturday, 7th December 2013. Read more


Mr. Mamgbi Robert

 He was born on the 17th August 1978 and died on the 18th March 2014 at Mulago Hospital. Mr. Mamgbi will be remembered as a hard working, calm person, great trainer  and mentor to colleagues and students. He will be greatly missed at the College and the entire University. Read More