Faculty of Science Consults Stakeholders as it Reviews Curriculum

March 18, 2016   Faculty of Science
With assistance from the Malawi Government and the African Development Bank through the AD...

Mathematical Sciences Department Develops Curriculum for BSc in Actuarial Science Programme

March 18, 2016   Faculty of Science
  In a bid to remain relevant and to respond to the needs of the industry and society, the Faculty of Science, through the Department of Mathematical Sciences is developing a curriculum for BSc in Actuarial Science. This follows recent fruitful interactions between the UNIMA’s Senior Leadership Team and captains of the industry. From 23 – 24 January 2015, the working team comprising members from the Departments of Mathematical Sciences, Economics and Language and Communication studies met at College of Medicine Guest House in...

Representative from Japan’s Research Institute for Humanity and Nature visits Faculty of Science

March 18, 2016   Faculty of Science
 The faculty of Science, through the Department of Biological Sciences is in research collaboration with the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan. On 8th January 2015, Prof. Tetsu SATO visited the Faculty to work on a research proposal to be submitted to JICA. The two sides also worked on an MOU, which is being finalized for signing. Apart from work the team took time to pay a courtesy call to the College Principal and to the Vice Chancellor; and had a chase to visit the proposed study sights in Mangochi.  

Faculty of Science re-introduces Research Seminars

March 18, 2016   Faculty of Science
  In a bid to disseminate research findings or receive comments and constructive criticism, the Faulty of Science has with effect from January 2015 re-introduced research seminars. Faculty-based research seminars will be held monthly (last Thursday of each month from 4-5pm), inter-spaced with department-based research seminars to be held fortnightly or weekly depending on the respective departments.  All seminars are announced on the Faculty website in advance, and are open to university community and the general public. As of 30.01...

Former Dean of Science appointed Vice Principal

March 18, 2016   Faculty of Science
  Faculty of Science members continue to shine. Following in the footsteps of the current and immediate past UNIMA Vice Chancellors who came from the faculty, among other scientists role models, the immediate past Dean of Science, Associate Professor Samson Sajidu has been appointed Vice Principal of Chancellor College with effect from 19th January 2015. The faculty is delighted with the news and congratulates Dr. Sajidu for this well-deserved appointment and achievement. The faculty pledges its support and whishes the Vice Principal wel...

Faculty Deans and Heads of Departments Attend Leadership Orientation Workshop

March 18, 2016   Faculty of Science
In his opening address, the University of Malawi (UNIMA) Vice Chancellor, Professor John Kalenga Saka, hailed the College leadership for organizing the workshop, which, he said, is an important step in positioning the College as a leader in academic excellence. He emphasized on the need for leaders to know all the rules, regulations and procedures governing the operations of UNIMA to be able to lead better. He further encouraged that each leader should have a vision, live by example to inspire and motivate the faculty, and should be a team play...

Faculty of Science Curriculum Review Workshop

March 18, 2016   Faculty of Science
This is in line with the faculty’s strategic plan that was borne of stakeholders consultations culminating into a strategic plan consultative workshop at Shire Highlands Hotel in July 2014, where the need for curriculum review was also highlighted in order to respond to emerging issues and challenges. The faculty is thus being responsive in order to remain relevant in the changing world. At the present workshop, participants will come from the industry, NGOs, and selected government departments and institutions. The faculty is keen to he...