AREN-Ug Changes Name to NEMRA

The Academic Research and Education Network Uganda (AREN-Ug) has changed its name to Network for Education and Multidisciplinary Research Africa (NEMRA).

The network says the new brand better reflects its vision of being a solid network of academic researchers advancing a culture of intellectually generated evidence-based policy and practice in Uganda and beyond.

“We are now continental which improves the scope of our activities and opportunities”, says one of the founders.

About NEMRA

This is an independent group of early career and senior academic researchers as well as postgraduate students from across several universities in Uganda and Rwanda.

The group operates as a not-for- profit network with a vision of being a solid network of academic researchers advancing a culture of intellectually generated evidence-based policy and practice in Uganda and beyond.

Its mission is to demystify the issues around doing academic research, develop insights across a wide array of disciplines, share ideas and develop networks.

One of its objectives is to provide a platform for collaboration and networking among academic researchers and postgraduate students

The network intends to produce relevant, high quality academic research outputs for policy and decision making at every level of society in Uganda and beyond.

The best of NEMRA Africa, right in your inbox.

Subscribe to receive our quarterly email newsletter.