About Us

NEMRA is an independent group of early career and senior academic researchers, practitioners as well as postgraduate research students from across several universities and research oriented organisations in Africa. The group operates as a not-for- profit network with a vision, mission and objectives as stipulated below



NEMRA envisages a network of academic researchers advancing a culture of intellectually generated evidence-based policy and practice in Uganda and beyond.



To demystify the issues around doing academic research, develop insights across a wide array of disciplines, share ideas and develop networks in the process of providing solutions to societal problems through research.


The objectives

1.    To provide a platform for an interuniversity research related collaboration and networking among academic researchers, postgraduate students        and practitioners.

2.    To offer complementary services to schools of postgraduate studies in the area of research capacity building thereby increasing completion rates         of postgraduate students, enhance the research culture among academics and build an intellectual group of scholars.

3.    To produce relevant, high quality academic research outputs for policy and decision making at every level of society on the continent.

4.    To disseminate and enhance availability of academic research outputs to users.


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