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
 44
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
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
 18
Global average
 20
2018
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 30
% Female staff
2021
Makerere Institute of Social Research
56% 
Uganda average
56% 
Global average
22% 
2018
Makerere Institute of Social Research
53% 
% Female researchers
2021
Makerere Institute of Social Research
50% 
Uganda average
50% 
Global average
 6%

Social

Likes (2019)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,045
Uganda average
 2,880
Global average
 27,922
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Makerere Institute of Social Research
 2,005
Uganda average
 3,149
Global average
 16,331

Data notes

Last updated: 16/10/2019
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think Tank Initiative Directory
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