On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at Amoud University School of Postgraduate Studies and Research (ASPGSR), Hargeisa Campus, Research Proposal Viva Voce was conducted. The Viva was organized by Mukhtaar Abdi Omar, who is Acting Dean, Amoud University School of Postgraduate Studies and Research (ASPGSR), in the absence of Dr. Mohamed Muse Jibril, who is away on twenty day job tour in India.
The Panelists included:-
- Oso Yuko Willis (Chair)
- Josiah Osiri
- Charles Wachira
- Morvin Achila (Secretary)
- Innocent Ngare
- Mirriam Mutuku
- Dr. David Onen (External Examiner)
RESEARCH PROPOSAL VIVA VOCE
Thursday 23 January 2020
AT THE SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH PREMISES
|1.||Warda M. Ali||Public Health||Socio-economic Factors Contributing to Morbidity and Mortality in Children Under Five at HGH, Hargeisa, Somaliland.|
|2.||Mustafe Y. Osman
||Effect of Land Degradation on Sorghum Production among Farmers in Arabsiyo District, Somaliland.
|3.||Mohamed Y. Mohamed
||Influence of Rainfall Variability on Papaya Production among Farmers in Laaso District, Somaliland.
|4.||Idiris H. Dharar
||Influence of Deforestation on Agro-pastoral Livelihood in Libaaxley Forest Reserve Boon District, Somaliland.
|5.||Idil A. Ali
||Risk Factors Contributing to Development of Pediatric Pneumonia among Under Five Children in Hargeisa Group Hospital, Somaliland.
|6.||Abdi D. Elmi
||Effect of Disease Surveillance System on Prevention of Communicable Disease at Primary Health Centers in Hargeisa, Somaliland.
|7.||Nawal M. Dirie
||Factors Associated with Complementary Feeding Practices among Caregivers of Children Aged 6-24 Months at Hawdle MCH in Hargeisa, Somaliland.
|8.||Hodo A. Muse
||Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Ibrahim-Kodbur Residents on Solid Waste Management in Hargeisa/ Somaliland.
|9.||Hibaq F. Hassan
||Status of Occupational Health for the Staff of Medical Laboratories
|10.||Abdiqadir A. Ali||Public Health||Effect of Hygienic Practices on Nutritional Status among Primary School Children in Mohamed Moge District, Hargeisa Somaliland.|
|11.||Hamda A. Mohamed||Climate Change||Assessment of Indigenous Knowledge in Climate Change Adaptation Strategies Among Pastoralists in Salahley District, Somaliland.|
|12.||Ahmed B. Hassan||Climate Change||Effect of Rainfall Variability on Food Security in Qulijeed Village Borama District|
|13.||Muna O. Abdilahi||Climate Change||Effect of Climate Smart Agriculture Practices on Food Security among farmers in Arabsiyo, District Somaliland.|
The Program was conducted as follows:-
All candidates and the public are seated by 7.30 am.
7.40 - 7.45 am - Opening Remarks by the Dean, SPGS&R.
7.45 - 7.50 am - Opening Address by the Vice President (Academic Affairs), Amoud University or his representative.
7.50 - 8.00 am - Observations/Reactions from the floor. Moderated by the chair.
8.00 am - Viva voce begins.
This was an open viva voce and all members of the public were welcome. Candidates present in turns. Each student will make a 10-minute oral presentation espousing the background of the problem, the research problem, the thesis statement and its justification, and the methodology to be used to answer the key research questions. This was to be followed by a 20-minute question-answer session where the panelists shall ask the candidate questions based on both oral and written presentation, and the student responds. Each candidate must prepare 10 copies of a six slides summary of the main issues he/she focuses on during the viva voce.