The Dar es salaam University College of Education (DUCE) conducted the 4th UDSM Research Week from 18th to 20th April, 2018. The week is part of the University of Dar es salaam efforts to enhance research activities and disseminate the findings.

The theme for this year’s Research Week was “Advancing Research and Innovation for Sustainable Utilization of National Resources”. The Faculty of Science, Faculty of Education (FoEd) and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FoHSS) took part in the week where research activities were showcased. The college Library also showcased a number of publications available in the library.

The Ag. Deputy Principal Academic, Dr. Julius Mbuna, making his opening remarks during the event. Seated is the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr. Julius Mngumi.


FoHSS Research Coordinator, Dr. Amani Lusekelo, explaining a point to the Ag. Deputy Principal (Academic), Dr. Julius Mbuna during a tour to the exhibition pavilions on the opening day.


“They came from all corners and cadres to witness the research findings during the 4th research week.”


DUCE students trying to pay attention to every detail as Mr. Bagaire Misana from the FoHSS, explains content of some publications on the display board.
Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies and Research, Dr. Edwin Babeiya (in a T-shirt) posing with a team of Research Week assessors. (From Left) Prof. Bertha O Koda, Prof.Jethro Millne Mbonile, and Dr. Gladys Temu.


Presentations of research projects was one of the Research Week activities. Above, Dr. Dativa Shila uses posters (not in the picture) to explain content of her research before the team of assessors.


The team of assessors take notes as Mr. Mwambaja Gabriel, a student at the Faculty of Science, explains the findings of his project on security systems by using infra-red radiation motion sensors.