27 – 30 August 2018


Managing Research and Innovations in Eastern Africa



We are delighted to announce the Last Call for Abstracts of papers and sessions to be presented at the 4th EARIMA 2018 Annual Conference to be held at Mount Meru Hotel in Arusha City, Tanzania. The meeting will be preceded by a one-day training workshop on Grant Writing.

Theme of the Conference: Managing Research and Innovations in Eastern



Sub-themes of the conference include:


1)      Managing Research Projects

2)      Managing Interdisciplinary Collaborations

3)      Managing IP matters

4)      Managing Post Doc Projects

5)      Managing Postgraduate Projects

6)      Research Impact and Public Engagement

7)      Setting Up and Managing an Institutional Research Office



Instructions to Authors

1.      Abstracts should be 100 – 200 words in length

2.      Prepare your abstract in Microsoft Word (doc. or docx.)

3.      Submit your abstract via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

4.      The deadline for abstracts submission is 20th July 2018.

5.      Your abstract must show; the abstract title, sub-theme, names, institutional affiliation, contact): Here is an example:


Linking Humanities Research and Industrialization in Tanzania

Research Impact and Public Engagement

Edwinus C. Lyaya

College of Humanities, University of Dar es Salaam

Mobile: +255687838320; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Publication of the Conference Papers

There are two journals willing to publish very good papers of the conference as Journal Special Issues. All the papers will be peer-reviewed before publication. Authors intending to publish in the above the two journals are requested to ensure that their papers are publishable and that at the time of presentation they should have a final version of the manuscript.

Language: the language of the conference is English


The deadline for early bird registration is 20th July 2018. Please register online through EARIMA website: www.earima.net  Registration fee:



Membership type

Registration fee amount (in US$)

EARIMA paid-up members


EARIMA non-paid-up members


Non-EARIMA members


Students with studentship ID



The registration fee covers for conference venue, conference materials, air port transfer to Mount Meru Hotel, lunch, two teas daily, two bottles of water daily, Wi-Fi, PA system and government taxes.

Post-conference excursion

You are offered an opportunity to pre-book for a post-conference excursion to one of Arusha, Tarangile, Manyara, and Ngorongoro National Parks. It will be a one-day post-conference excursion on 31st August 2018. Pick up/departure will be 9h00 at Mount Meru Hotel and return will be 16h00. The cost for the excursion will be $50 per person.



Accommodation is available at the conference venue – Mount Meru Hotel. For the advantage of all EARIMA conference participants, Mount Meru Hotel has offered a reduced accommodation rate of USD 130 per person per night that includes bed and breakfast. In Arusha city, there are other accommodation facilities close to the conference venue, with rates circa ranging from TZS 70,000 to TZS 150,000 per night (1 USD = TZS 2240). Every conference participant is expected to take care of his or her own accommodation and the associated local transport costs.


Kindly prepare and send us your abstract and register online before the deadline.


Tentative programme:

27.8.2017        Full-day training workshop on Grant Writing

28.8.2017        Full-day presentations of papers and/or sessions

29.8.2017        Full-day presentations of papers and/or sessions


30.8.2017        Half-day EARIMA Business  




We welcome you in Arusha at Mount Meru Hotel in August 2018 and hope that your participation in 2018 EARIMA conference in Tanzania will be richly rewarding.





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