The department has a vibrant and highly dedicated teaching and reaching and research staff establish staff establishment of 23, who assisted in teaching and research by about an equal number of technical staff. Facilities in the department include:

  • The Buxton Conference Room
  • The Zoology Museum
  • An insectary, aquarium and animal room
  • Five teaching laboratories and lecture theatre
  • Access to off-campus research facilities at the Makerere University Biological Field station in Kibale Forest,Western Uganda and at Lake Nabugabo, Southern Uganda.
  • The fish Ageing Laboratory
  • Local Area Net work with 24 –hour internet access
  • Access to Electronic / On line journals
  • Computer Laboratory