A Toolkit for Built Environment Practitioners to Measure and Reduce Embodied Carbon in Rwanda.

The project is a joint venture between the University of Rwanda and MASS Design Group, and Ove Arup (UK) and; is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering. The built environment accounts for approximately 40% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide and in the coming decades the majority of construction will occur in Africa. If the current design philosophy is not altered, Africa may become the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in the future. This project is needed to provide built environment professionals the tools and knowledge to make climate smart decisions. The...

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UR-ACEIoT hosts the 7th International Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for Development (M4D2022)

University of Rwanda (UR) through the African Centre of Excellence (ACEIoT) held the seventh edition of the International Conference on mobile communication technology for development. This was organized in partnership with Karlstad Business School, Sweden. The three-day hybrid meeting was held from April 27 to 29 in Kigali and connected various universities from all over the world and researchers, among others. The conference served as an opportunity for researchers, students and other partners, as well as innovators in this industry to discuss the role of research and knowledge...

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From supply chain management to quality assurance in aviation

Curiosity resulted in me pursuing a career in quality assurance within the aviation industry. I work as a quality assurance intern and assist the AviAssist Foundation in developing a corporate quality manual. I am working with the Foundation’s aviation safety and quality experts to make that help achieve that impressive milestone. The position means I gain experience and real-world skills in aviation, as well as a valuable reference. My knowledge of logistics comes from my studies in Procurement, logistics and supply chain management. Air transport is an important part of particularly...

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High schools’ students in Rwanda sit for PI-day competition

This Friday March 11th, 2022, at UR Nyarugenge Campus, in line with the International Day of Mathematics, selected High Schools’ students in Kigali sat for an exam in Mathematics during a nationwide competition organized at District level. The competition was organized by the UR CST in collaboration with the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS-Kigali), the UR Sweden Programme, the International Science Programme (ISP) through the Eastern Africa Universities Mathematics Programme (EAUMP-UR Node), and the East African Institute for Fundamental Research (EAIFR-ICTP). In Kigali...

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AERG UR Nyarugenge Campus celebrates its 22nd anniversary

On Saturday, 4th December 2021 at Nyarugenge campus within the college of science and technology, AERG celebrated its 22nd birthday of being a big and supportive family among the students and staff of the UR campus. Members of AERG Nyarugenge campus and invited guests while cutting the cake in cerebration of 22 years of Anniversary The UR Deputy Vice chancellor for Strategic Planning and Institutional Advancement Dr. Papias Musafiri opened a speech expressing his gratitude and happiness on being able to attend and celebrate this birthday with the students. He kept on saying...

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UR School of Mining and Geology kicks off its 4th edition of mining week

This week from November 29th to December 4th, 2021, under the theme “Responsible mining for proper working conditions and environment protection”, the UR school of Mining and Geology has organized several outreach activities aiming at raising awareness about environmental protection. These include campaigns to teach mining workforce on mine safety and occupational health, donation of 1000 health insurance to the population around the mines, planting 10,000 bamboos to the selected mines. A section of participants during the official opening of mining week During the exhibition Mr....

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