Allen Muyaama Mukhwana

Research Systems Manager, African Academy of Sciences

Allen Muyaama Mukhwana joined AAS as Research Systems Manager in November 2017. She is working with a broad range of partners including researchers, funders, research management professionals and institutions to develop a programme for professionalising research and innovation management in Africa and provide leadership for the transformation of research systems and management. Prior to joining the AAS Allen was Centre Manager for the Makerere University/UVRI Infection and Immunity Research Training Programme (MUII-PLUS). She joined MUII-PLUS from the Infectious Diseases Institute, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University (https://www.idi-makerere. com)  where she was the Senior Research Administrator and Head of Capacity Building for more than six years. During this period, she established the research support functions and structures and articulated the governance framework. She is passionate about management of the research ecosystems in Africa, from governance and compliance, portfolio tracking, through to dissemination and reporting.


Session Managing Research Collaborations with Africa and India
Room Kilsyth
Time 11:30 - 12:45
Date Wednesday 6th June, 2018
Theme Managing International Collaborations
Style Workshop
Speakers John Kirkland - Consultant at Universities, International Organisations and Funding Bodies
Dr Savita Ayyar - Research Management Consultant, on behalf of the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance
Professor John Gyapong - Vice-Chancellor, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana
Allen Muyaama Mukhwana - Research Systems Manager, African Academy of Sciences