Samora

Samora A. Macrice

Senior Lecturer in Ecology
College/School
College of Forestry Wildlife and Tourism
Department
Department of Ecosystems and Conservation
Summary information

I am the Senior Lecturer in the Department of Ecosystems and Conservation and I lead a research team recognised internationally for its work in understanding the science of tropical ecosystems and their management.  My Research Interest is in the areas of Environmental Flows Assessment, Ecology, Ecosystem Health, Plant Invasion, and Climate change and Indigenous communities

ABOUT ME

​​​​​​​Appointments:

Date

Position

Institution name

2015-date

Senior Lecturer

Sokoine University of Agriculture

2009 - 2014

Lecturer

Sokoine University of Agriculture

2005 - 2009

Assistant Lecturer

Sokoine University of Agriculture

 

Awards and Achievements: Belgium Government Scholarship, Gent (2003 -2004).

Norwegian Government Scholarship, Aas (2007)

Research Fellow, Earth Watch Institute Mount Mulanje Biosphere Reserve –Malawi (2006)

 

Education:

Date

Institution name

Country

Title

2009 - 2014

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Norway

PhD in Ecology

2003 - 2004

University of Ghent

Belgium

Masters of Science in Plant Protection

1998 - 2001

Sokoine University of Agriculture

Tanzania

Bachelor of Science in Forestry

Courses and Teaching

Undergraduate teaching includes Ecology, Integrated Watershed Management and Plant Health. At a postgraduate level, I teach Research Methods, Ecosystem Restoration, Wetlands Ecology and Management and Ecosystem Health Management.  

RESEARCH

Research Interest

Environmental Flows Assessment, Ecology, Ecosystem Health, Plant Invasion, and Climate change and Indigenous communities.

Research Projects

I have been competitively awarded funds worth more than 300,000 dollars since joining Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in 2005.In addition to research excellence, I am passionate about educating the next generation and local communities. I want to motivate, inspire and encourage pupils and community members to learn life-long skills thereby enhancing their opportunities in environment and conservation.

I was twice awarded grants to promote schools and community education on conservation and management of nature between 2009 and 2017.

POSITIONS, AWARDS & HONORS

I was the Deputy Principal from 2016 to 2017 providing strategic leadership within the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism particularly with regards to ensuring the development and quality of student curricula and assessment strategies.

I have also been a Chairperson for Undergraduate Studies Committee which oversees development and quality assurance of undergraduate curricular for the period 2015-2017.

CONTACTS

Contact information

Department of Ecosystem and Conservation
College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism
Sokoine University of Agriculture
​​​​​​​Email: smacrice@sua.ac.tz

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