College of Arts and Social Sciences

Partnership

<p>For the sustainable development to be achieved, UR has established partnership with different national and international organisations among which are:</p><p>• Sida/Sarec: cooperation was signed in December of 2006 for 4 years valued at US$ 15 Million and focusing on staff training, ICT development and capacity building in research,</p><p>• NUFFIC: support for Masters Programmes and research development since 2004-2008 valued at Euro 6Million. Continued support needed beyond 2008</p><p>• CIUF: this partnership supports capacity building of the four science faculties (Agriculture, Applied science, Medicine and Science) for the period 2004-2008 valued at 500,000 Euros per year. An application has been submitted for the 2009-2012 project cycle valued at 500,000 Euros per year.</p><p>• Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC): Support to Build Laboratories for the Science faculties and a clinical laboratory for the University Teaching Hospital Butare valued at EU 5M.</p><p>• VRIL: Capacity building support in the faculty of Medicine for the period 2007-2010 valued at 308,184 Euros aimed at three PhD academic staff trainees, research equipment and research publications</p><p>• University of Colorado: Valued at US$592,000 involving the development of family and community medicine as well as supporting 12 visiting postgraduate teachers per year.</p><p>• University of Western Ontario: Application has been submitted to facilitate the faculty of Medicine in curriculum development, visiting staff and staff development valued at CAN$2, 952,000.</p><p>• KOICA: following a recent visit by a Korean delegation, UR has been promised a new US$5m ICT, telecommunication and electronic centre,</p><p>• Rockefeller Foundation: Grant of $250,000 received to support development of ICT based pedagogy and a new partnership with Strathmore University to develop a new Management Information Systems (MIS) based on open source software to better manage Academic Process, Registry, Human Resources and Financial Management.</p><p>For the sustainable development to be achieved, UR has established partnership with different national and international organisations among which are:</p><p>• Sida/Sarec: cooperation was signed in December of 2006 for 4 years valued at US$ 15 Million and focusing on staff training, ICT development and capacity building in research,</p><p>• NUFFIC: support for Masters Programmes and research development since 2004-2008 valued at Euro 6Million. Continued support needed beyond 2008</p><p>• CIUF: this partnership supports capacity building of the four science faculties (Agriculture, Applied science, Medicine and Science) for the period 2004-2008 valued at 500,000 Euros per year. An application has been submitted for the 2009-2012 project cycle valued at 500,000 Euros per year.</p><p>• Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC): Support to Build Laboratories for the Science faculties and a clinical laboratory for the University Teaching Hospital Butare valued at EU 5M.</p><p>• VRIL: Capacity building support in the faculty of Medicine for the period 2007-2010 valued at 308,184 Euros aimed at three PhD academic staff trainees, research equipment and research publications</p><p>• University of Colorado: Valued at US$592,000 involving the development of family and community medicine as well as supporting 12 visiting postgraduate teachers per year.</p><p>• University of Western Ontario: Application has been submitted to facilitate the faculty of Medicine in curriculum development, visiting staff and staff development valued at CAN$2, 952,000.</p><p>• KOICA: following a recent visit by a Korean delegation, UR has been promised a new US$5m ICT, telecommunication and electronic centre,</p><p>• Rockefeller Foundation: Grant of $250,000 received to support development of ICT based pedagogy and a new partnership with Strathmore University to develop a new Management Information Systems (MIS) based on open source software to better manage Academic Process, Registry, Human Resources and Financial Management.</p><p>• The Rwanda Initiative: The Rwanda Initiative is a partnership between Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication and its counterpart at the University of Rwanda. The media capacity-building project has sent more than 130 Canadians from the journalism field to Rwanda to teach journalism, work as media interns or conduct training sessions with working journalists.</p>