Sida Mathematics Project.
Title of the Project: Capacity Building of Mathematics in Higher Education in Tanzania
Funding Agency: Sida Bilateral programme - Sweden
About Sida Mathematics Project
The Sida Mathematics project at University of Dar es Salaam under competitive bases won a proposal among the 12 projects funded by Sida Bilateral programmes of Sweden. The overall goal of this sub-programme is to build capacity for graduate training and research in mathematics at the University of Dar es Salaam through collaboration with Swedish universities. The Sida Bilateral programme sponsorship at UDSM was five years programme from July 2015 – June 2020 and was given extension of one year until June 2021.
The specific objectives of this sub-programme are:
Specific objective 1: To increase the quantity and quality of postgraduate programmes and the extent of research training for development of Mathematics in higher institutions in Tanzania.
Specific Objective 2: to increase the quality and use of research relevant to high priority issues of national development.
Specific Objective 3: to increase partnerships with local, regional and international institutions/organizations for knowledge generation, sharing and utilization of research in high priority areas.
Expected outputs for the whole agreement period 2015-2021
Swedish Partners are:
Department of Mathematics, Linköping University
Department of Mathematics, Stockholm University
Department of Mathematics, Royal Institute of Technology
Department of Mathematics, Uppsala University
School of Educ., Culture & Comm., Mälardalen University
Contact Person at UDSM:
Dr. Sylvester E. Rugeihyamu
University of Dar Es Salaam
Contact Person in Sweden:
Dr. Bengt-Ove Turesson