Think tank

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
 74
Uganda average
 25
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Mahmood Mamdani (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Mahmood Mamdani (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2016): Mahmood Mamdani
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 18
Uganda average
 22
Global average
 86
2018
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 30
% Female staff
2021
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 56%
Uganda average
 40%
Global average
 48%
2018
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 53%
% Female researchers
2021
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 50%
Uganda average
 26%
Global average
 16%

Social

Likes (2022)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,159
Uganda average
 1,599
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,090
Likes (2019)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,045
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,494
Uganda average
 2,262
Global average
 19,207
Followers (2021)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,275
Followers (2019)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,005

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think Tank Initiative Directory
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