Researches-On Going Projects

1.  Title: Future Teacher Education for Sustainable Development (FUTE).

          Team Members: Dr. Rehema Mwakabenga, Dr. Katherine Fulgence, Dr. Janeth Kalinga, Dr. Thadei Sagamiko and Dr. Joseph Njiku (Dar es Salaam University College of Education, DUCE), Prof. Sari Havu-Nuutinen and Dr. Ella Suortt (University of Eastern Finland), and Prof. Saki Ipinge and Dr. Eveline Anyolo (University of Namibia).

     Duration: From 1st January 2024 to 31st August 2026.

     Funder: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Finland under the Higher Education Partnership (HEP)


2.  Title: Development of poultry feed from under-utilized food wastes: a strategic step towards value added food wastes and improved public health in Tanzanian cities.

    Team Members: James T Zacharia, David Kacholi, Halima Amir and Rita Lyatuu

     Duration:  From March, 2023 to March, 2024

     Department/Unit: Chemistry

     Funder: DUCE


3.  Title: Strengthening social accountability for improving health system in Tanzania: how can health facility governing committees fulfil their role? (REACH – Tanzania).

      Team Members: Prof. S. Maluka (co- PI), Dr. R. Kigume, Dr. C. Masawe, Prof. P. Kamuzora, Dr. N. Kapologwe

      Duration: From 2022 to 2024

      Department: History, Political Sciences and Development Studies (HPD)     

      Funder: Swedish Research Council


 4.  Title: Computational Investigation of Structural, Vibrational and Thermodynamic Properties of K2MgX4 and K2AlX5 (X = F, Cl, Br, I)

      Team Members: Sixberth Mlowe, Fortunatus Rwegasira Jacob, Geradius Deogratias, Grace Ansgar Kinunda, Lucas P Luchemba, James Mgaya, Silvia Mushi and Ebenezer Ngowi

       Duration: From March 2023 to March 2024

       Department/Unit: Chemistry

       Funder: DUCE


5. Title: Harvesting Technologies for Climate Change Resilience and Gender Equity among Small-holder farmers in Tanzania.

     Team Members: Dr. Nuria Majaliwa (SUA), Dr. Lilian Mulamula (DUCE) and Dr. Rita Alex (DUCE) and Dr. Frida Mnyete (SUA).

      Duration:  From December, 2022 to December, 2026

      Department/Unit: SUA

      Funder: TWAS ELSIVIER


6. Title: Rethinking about subject Specialization for Primary School Teachers in Tanzania: A road map to Quality Education relevant for 4th Industrial Revolution.

    Team Members: Septimi Kitta, David Koloseni Silvester Rugeihyamu Zubeda Mussa and Rose Kisusi

     Duration:  From March, 2023 to March, 2024

     Department/Unit: Educational Psychology and Curriculum Studies SoED (EPCS)

     Funder: UDSM


7. Title: Turning domestic and agro waste into nutritious animal feeds

    Team Members: Lucas P. Luchemba (PI), Lilian Kaale, Deokary Joseph, Alice Isibika, James Mgaya, Sixberth Mlowe, Ebenezeri E. Ngowi, Silvia J Mushi

     Duration: From March, 2023 to March, 2024

     Department/Unit: Chemistry

     Funder: DUCE


8. Title: Student and Staff Experience and Perception of Sexual Harassment.

    Team Members: Dr. Ikupa Moses (PI), Dr. Cresencia Massawe, Mr. Kisinda & Dr. Hezron Onditi.

     Duration: From March, 2023 to March, 2024.

     Department/Unit: Educational Psychology and Curriculum Studies (EPCS)

     Funder: DUCE


9. Title: Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Developing Research and Capacity-Building Grants among Female and Early Career Academic Staff.

    Team Members: Dr. Emiliana Mwita, Dr Perpetua John Urio & Dr Maregesi Machumu    

     Duration: From January, 2023 to December, 2024

     Department/Unit: Geography, EFMLL & EPCS

     Funder: African Alliance Partnership (AAP)


10. Title: Effects of violence and maltreatment on the development and well-being of children: Experimental approaches to studying the causal effects of maltreatment reduction in Tanzania, Uganda and Ghana.

       Team Members: Hecker, T., Nkuba, Mabula & Machumu, Malegesi.

       Duration: From January, 2023 to October, 2024

       Department/Unit: Educational Psychology and Curriculum Studies (EPCS)

       Funder: DGF funded project