Makerere Institute of Social Research

MISR
Kampala, Uganda

The Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) was established in 1948 as the East African Institute of Social and Economic Research, serving several countries in East Africa. It became MISR in 1970 and is affiliated with Makerere University.

Contact details

Website:
http://misr.mak.ac.ug

Address:
P. O. Box 16022 Kampala - Uganda

Country:
Uganda

Sub-region:
Eastern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Uganda
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1948
Age (years)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 75
Uganda average
 23
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Lyn Ossome
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Mahmood Mamdani (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 18
Uganda average
 14
Global average
 66
2021
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 18
2018
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 30
% Female staff
2023
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 8%
Uganda average
 35%
Global average
 50%
2021
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 56%
2018
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 53%
% Female researchers
2023
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 44%
Uganda average
 37%
Global average
 48%
2021
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 50%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 1
Uganda average
 15
Global average
 66

Social

Likes (2023)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,199
Uganda average
 1,793
Global average
 27,107
Likes (2022)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,159
Likes (2021)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,090
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 3,193
Uganda average
 3,558
Global average
 20,011
Followers (2022)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,494
Followers (2021)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,275
Subscribers (2023)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 454
Uganda average
 610
Global average
 6,278
Followers (2023)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 24,000
Uganda average
 24,000
Global average
 10,621

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
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