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
 27
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
 89
2018
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 30
% Female staff
2018
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 53%
Uganda average
 44%
Global average
 45%
% Female researchers
2021
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 50%
Uganda average
 22%
Global average
 16%

Social

Likes (2021)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,090
Uganda average
 1,934
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,045
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,275
Uganda average
 2,486
Global average
 18,412
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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