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GEORGE WILLIAM NASINYAMA is the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs, Kampala International University. Prior to that, he was the Head, Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Makerere University for eight years. Shortly after, he was appointed, through a competitive process, to the post of Deputy Director, Research at the School of Graduate Studies, Makerere University under which he served for another eight years.
He holds the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy of the University of Guelph, Ontario-Canada, the Degree of Master of Science in Veterinary Preventive Medicine of the Ohio State University, Columbus-Ohio, and the Degree of Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine of Makerere University, Kampala – Uganda.
Apart from his own research grants, Nasinyama has participated in coordinating and writing winning institutional grant proposals including the Makerere-Sida Bilateral Research Program (2006-2009, 2010 – 2014 & 2015-2020) which has supported capacity building in Makerere University and partner public universities in Uganda by training over 460 and 100 staff to PhD level and Master’s degrees, respectively, in addition to strengthening ICT, library resources, state of the art laboratories and the Demographic Surveillance site at Iganga-Mayuge.
A number of networks and collaborations have been initiated during his various terms of office. Key among these include The Cambridge Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx) (2012-2014), The Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (2008-2010), and PREPARE PhD which was a collaborative project between University of Copenhagen (LIFE), Makerere University, Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania and University of Nairobi in Kenya.
Dr. Nasimanya works inexorably to ensure that the standards of KIU as a Higher Institution of Learning are maintained.