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SLU & UEM - research training Uppsala, 23 March 2015 Orlando António Quilambo Rector Educação, Excelência e Inovação Cooperation UEM-Sweden: 1978-2015.

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1 SLU & UEM - research training Uppsala, 23 March 2015 Orlando António Quilambo Rector Educação, Excelência e Inovação Cooperation UEM-Sweden:

2 Outline of the presentation UEM today Agreement Training of UEM staff at SLU Lessons learnt Sida’s invitation for the new phase agreement Areas of possible collaboration Educação, Excelência e Inovação

3 UEM Today 3 Educação, Excelência e Inovação 53 years old and 40 after independence 25 th in Africa 4ICU(2015) ± 40,000 students 135 undergraduate 55 post-graduate (3 are PhD) 1,680 academic staff 2,000 non-academic 11 Faculties 6 Schools 8 Centers

4 04 The overall objective of the program is to strengthen higher education and national research systems through the support to research, postgraduate training and to the development of institutional capacity for research management. The support focus on: i.Collaborative research and postgraduate training; ii.Local postgraduate research training programs; iii.Research environment improvement; iv.Strengthening research management capacity v.Library services. Agreement

5 Specific areas of support in the Agreement Training MSc and PhD (Sweden, South Africa) Training MSc and PhD at UEM Coordination: UEM and Sweden Supervision capacity Research activities Central funds aimed for capacity building  Research Fund  Facility Fund  Postgraduate Fund  Management (coordination) Fund  Overheads for Faculties coordinating Asdi programs 5

6 06 Students enrolled at SLU during the agreement period # NameIns t StartEndSupervisorCo-supervisor 1Mário Chilundo SLU Ingmar MessingRui Brito, Abraham Joel, and and Ingrid Wesström 2Emilio Magaia SLU Johan ArvidssonRui Brito, Ingrid Wesström, and Abraham Joel 3João Bila SLU Nils HögbergAna Mondjana 4Rosta Mate SLU Raida JirjisAlmeida Sitoe 5Nícia Givá SLU Nadarajah Sriskandarajah Emílio Tostão, Natasha Ribeiro 6Benard Guedes SLU Bengt A. OlssonAlmeida Sitoe 7Tarquinio MagalhãesUS Thomas SeifertAlmeida Sitoe 8Gabriel AlbanoUP Rudi van AardeAlmeida Sitoe

7 07 MSc courses in collaboration with SLU in the agreement MSc program Students Chemistry and Processing of Local Resources50 UEM: Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering Sweden: Luleå University of Technology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) Wood Processing22 UEM: Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Sciences Sweden: Luleå University of Technology and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

8 Lessons Learnt Procurement and purchasing of equipment – proper planning; Procurement and purchasing of equipment – proper planning; Teaching load – coordination with the Deans of the Faculties; Teaching load – coordination with the Deans of the Faculties; Length of stay in the training institutions – better coordination: student, supervisor, coordinator; Length of stay in the training institutions – better coordination: student, supervisor, coordinator; Students trips preparation: planning based in the study plan, accommodation by supervisor, insurance paid by ISP; Students trips preparation: planning based in the study plan, accommodation by supervisor, insurance paid by ISP;

9 09 UEM staff graduated at SLU during the period #Name DegreeSupervisorCo-supervisor 1V. M. JoséMSc 2Ernesto Wetimane JrLicentiate, PhDNasko TerzievAndrade Egas 3Alexandre Charifo Ali PhD Elowson Torbjorn Rui Vasco Sitoe 4Inácio A. Lhate PhD Nasko TerzievRui Vasco Sitoe 5 Carlos A. Cuvilas Licentiate Raida JirjisCarlos Lucas Enrolled and exopected graduates during PhDMSc Number of students involved in Number of students enrolled in Expected graduates in (3) Expected graduates in Expected graduates in 20179

10 Sida’s invitation for the new phase agreement INVITATION LETTER Research Training Partnership Program Between Sweden And Mozambique For Support To UEM DURATION: 2017 – 2021 CONCEPT NOTE should make reference to national and institutional policies and strategic plans and it has 2 main components: 10 years outlook and 5 years specific and detailed plans 10

11 Possible areas for collaboration (1/3) 1.Research training: National courses and thesis based on PhD-training programs; National courses and thesis based on MSc-training programs; PhD Sandwich training; Research groups; Post-doc “Sandwich” fellowships; Competence enhancing courses for PhD holders. 11

12 Possible areas for collaboration (2/3) 2.Research management and support Development of institutional monitoring and evaluation system for research training, research and innovation; Increased gender equality in post-graduate training and research; Improved administration; University competitive research grants; Research supporting infrastructure 12

13 Possible areas for collaboration (3/3) 3.Research communication: s trengthening the skills and means for communicating research results and collaboration with different stakeholders in society 4.Use of research results and fact based knowledge in society: Strengthen University capacity for innovation and outreach 5.Any other proposal of relevance as identified by UEM (bilateral discussions) 13

14 Overall calendar 14 Educação, Excelência e Inovação PeriodActivityResponsible 24 Feb 2015Invitation to UEM to submit Concept Note Emb. of Sweden MarchVisiting Swedish HEI and Conference on the 26 th March UEM, ISP May 2015Annual Review Meeting in MaputoUEM/Emb/ISP 15 June 2015Submission of final Concept Note 18 Jan 2016Submission of Letter of IntentUEM 1 Aug 2016Submission of Full ProposalUEM Dec. 2016Sida decision on supportEmb of Swe/Sida Dec. 2016Signing of 5-year agreementEmb. of Sweden 1 Jan 2017Commencement of New Agreement Period 1 January 2017 to 31 Dec 2021

15 THANK YOU Educação, Excelência e Inovação


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