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Rosemary Nalwanga

Country of origin: Uganda Currently in: Uganda, Kampala General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Early Career Fellowship
Academic Background


2015 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2008 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Currently researching on sanitation and hygiene practices in slums

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Kyayesimira J, Kagoro-Rugunda G, Lejju JB, Andama M, Matofari JW, Nalwanga R (2018). A pilot study on roles and operations of actors in the beef value chain in central and Western Uganda. International journal of development and sustainability, 7 (7), 2063-2079
2. Kiraye M, Wanasolo W, Nalwanga R, Mwinyihija M (2018). Bioremediation of tannery effluents for-sustainable production of leather in Uganda: Literature review. Journal of bioremediation and biodegradation, 9 (4), 1-7
3. Nalwanga R, Quilty B, Muyanja CK, Fernandez-Ibañez P, McGuigan KG (2016). A study of the bacteriological quality of roof-harvested rainwater and an evaluation of SODIS as a suitable treatment technology in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering , 28:174-182
4. Nalwanga R, Quilty B, Muyanja CK, McGuigan KG (2015). Quality of harvested rainwater in rural Uganda. In Fagan H (et al.) Eds, Water is Life: Progress to secure safe water provision in rural Uganda, Warwickshire: Practical Action Publishing Ltd.
5. Nalwanga R, Quilty B, Muyanja CK, Fernandez-Ibañez P, McGuigan KG (2013). Evaluation of solar disinfection of E. coli under Sub-Saharan field conditions using a 25L borosilicate glass batch reactor fitted with a compound parabolic collector. Journal of Solar Energy, 100: 195–202
6. Nalwanga R, Liti DM, Waidbacher H, Munguti J and Zollitsch W J (2009). Monitoring the nutritional value of feed components for aquaculture along the supply chain- an East African case study. Journal of Livestock Research for Rural Development, Article 148, Vol. 21 (9)

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
I am lecturing both undergraduates and post graduates water related modules

Workshop and Conference Attended

2018 Trieste, Italy OWSD Early Career women scientists fellowship orientation workshop
2017 Yangaling international exchange Centre, China Modern Agri-Economy management for developing countries


Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Aug 2020
Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2018

Early Career Fellowship awarded awarded

The award is to facilitate a research on the use of Neem_Moringa Tree for replacing Silver nitrate in treatment of drinking water using ceramic filters

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