Gulu University (GU), Uganda

Unlocking the Potential of Green CHArcoal in Northern Uganda (UPCHAIN)

Research project Solid fuel cooking, mainly firewood and charcoal, is a major source of carbon emissions, deforestation and respiratory diseases in sub-Saharan Africa but it’s production is also an important economic activity and a major source of employment. The UPC ...
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Imagining Gender Futures in Uganda – IMAGENU

Research project IMAGENU will provide new perspectives on gender and futures in Uganda by placing marriage and its decline in focus, showing how this fundamental gender relation implicates livelihoods, health, education and people’s future imaginations. It will inves ... Midterm report The IMAGENU project is halfway through its project period. The researchers are working on their individual projects and the PhD programme in GU has been accredited in 2020. Four annual workshops have been held with international sch ...
Period: 2018-10-1 to 2024-03-31 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: Gulu University (GU), Uganda University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 17-07-AU Total grant: 9,997,626 DKK
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Governing Transition in Northern Uganda: Trust and Land

Research project After decades of war and dislocation to IDP camps, people in Northern Uganda have now returned home. The transition is marred by a pervasive legacy of mistrust in institutions of governance, linked to camp experiences and conflict. This is particular ... Project completion report: Land disputes after the armed conflicts are of various kinds. Disputes between neighbours and kin are rampant in areas where people are resettling after displacement. Some of these tensions play out in relation to gene ...
Period: 2013-01-1 to 2020-01-13 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: Gulu University (GU), Uganda University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 12-056AU Total grant: 10,085,188 DKK
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Post-conflict primary health care

Research project Primary health care (PHC) often assumes a stable population.  However, in conflict and post-conflict conditions, mobility poses an even more pronounced issue for PHC. In northern Uganda the population was exposed to forced urbanization into IDP camps ... Midterm Report 2015 PhD fellows who participated in post graduate courses now have the capacity to conduct credible research and are also able to conduct similar trainings and supervise other upcoming researchers. Training of Health workers h ...
Period: 2013-01-1 to 2018-09-30 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Partner institutions: Kolding Hospital, Denmark Odense University Hospital (OUH), Denmark Gulu University (GU), Uganda University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 12-057SDU Total grant: 9,702,563 DKK
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Building Stronger Universities II – GU

Research project Objective: The overall purpose of the collaborative programme is to support Gulu University in its efforts to strengthen research capacityat PhD level and research-based education,with a special emphasis on research ‘for community transformation ...
Period: 2014-12-31 to 2017-09-29 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Gulu University (GU), Uganda Project code: BSU2-GU Total grant: 7,997,602 DKK
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Strategies of (in)coherent lives. Youth between security and development in Uganda

Research project The project focuses on how urban youth form and act out livelihood strategies in the fragile region of Karamoja in Uganda. Uganda is internationally considered a stable state, however Karamoja has a status as a "special" region due to its immense pov ... Completion Report - Summary: Karamoja region in the Northeastern part of Uganda is no longer as fragile a region as it used to be. The general security situation has improved after decades of more or less succesfull disarmament procedures. In Mo ...
Period: 2010-12-31 to 2015-04-2 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark Gulu University (GU), Uganda Project code: 10-076DIIS Total grant: 2,630,239 DKK
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Changing Human Security: Recovery from Armed Conflict in Northern Uganda

Research project Northern Uganda has been an arena for armed conflict for 22 years; over a million people have been living camps as internal refugees for over a generation. Recently great strides have been made towards peace. However, decades of neglect make resettle ... Project Completion Report: The project has enhanced research capacity at Gulu University significantly. Research included issues of post-IDP camp security, post-conflict demography and heaith issues, social cohesion and forgiveness, and land con ...
Period: 2008-12-31 to 2014-02-28 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Project code: 54-08-AU Total grant: 9,967,649 DKK
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