Funding

EU’s ARISE programme awards 44 African researchers grants of up to €500 000 each

EU’s ARISE programme awards 44 African researchers grants of up to €500 000 each

Forty-four African researchers from 38 African countries have been awarded f...


Africa

32 African Universities Make It To The QS World University Rankings 2023 List

32 African Universities Make It To The QS World University Rankings 2023 List

32 African universities in eight countries were ranked in the QS World University R...


EDCTP to fund a South-North consortium on child healthcare research in Africa

EDCTP to fund a South-North consortium on child healthcare research in Africa

The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) will be f...


Research

ARUA launches its next five-year strategic plan

ARUA launches its next five-year strategic plan

The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) has launched its Strategic Plan for the next five (5) years (20...


2022 ForestGEO Research Grants Program: Deadline remains Friday, 3 June 2022

2022 ForestGEO Research Grants Program: Deadline remains Friday, 3 June 2022

You only have just over one week to apply for the Research Grants Program of the Smi...


Business

Kenya to host Google’s first Product Development Centre in Africa

Kenya to host Google’s first Product Development Centre in Africa

Google has announced plans to open a product development Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, marking th...


Collaboration and partnerships

Ain Shams University partners with Coursera to offer online training and certificates to students and faculty

World

Tunisia joins Horizon Europe; the EU’s research and innovation programme (2021-2027)

Tunisia joins Horizon Europe; the EU’s research and innovation programme (2021-2027)

The European Commission and Tunisia have signed the agreement granting the...


SIDA and  ICIPE in a new cooperation agreement for Bioinnovate Africa phase III

SIDA and  ICIPE in a new cooperation agreement for Bioinnovate Africa phase III

The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) and the Swedis...


Microsoft Africa Research Institute (MARI) Launched In Kenya

Microsoft Africa Research Institute (MARI) Launched In Kenya

Microsoft has launched the Microsoft Research Institute (MARI), its first in the continent. The Rese...


Russia restricts its researchers from international conferences this year

Russia restricts its researchers from international conferences this year

The Russian government has announced that its scientists will not take part in internat...


European Research Council to hold webinars for African researchers on research funding

European Research Council to hold webinars for African researchers on research funding

The European Research Council (ERC) will hold two webinars (one in English...


25 finalists for the Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech announced

25 finalists for the Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech announced

The Milken Institute and the Motsepe Foundation has announced the 25 teams receiving Finalist pri...


20 female  champions for 2022 Falling Walls Female Science Talents programme named

20 female champions for 2022 Falling Walls Female Science Talents programme named

Falling Walls Foundation has announced its Female Science Talents Programme wi...


A look at 2022 Webometric rankings; University of Cape Town remains at the top

A look at 2022 Webometric rankings; University of Cape Town remains at the top

The University of Cape Town has retained its top position as the best University i...


The Northern African Applied Systems Analysis Centre(NAASAC) launched

The Northern African Applied Systems Analysis Centre(NAASAC) launched

The international Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in a joint effort with the...


The deadline is due today....says SARIMA

The deadline is due today....says SARIMA

SARIMA is holding a webinar on Wednesday 26th January 2022 dubbed 'Implementing indirect cost policies: Challenges, ...


Horizon Europe Info Day dedicated to Cluster 5 to take place on 3rd February 2022

Horizon Europe Info Day dedicated to Cluster 5 to take place on 3rd February 2022

The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation...


State funding to universities in Kenya  set to be slashed

State funding to universities in Kenya  set to be slashed

Kenya’s Treasury Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ukur Yatani in an interview has announced that the state...


Ashinaga African Initiative scholarships now open for sub-Saharan orphaned students

Ashinaga African Initiative scholarships now open for sub-Saharan orphaned students

Applications for Cohort 9 (2022) Ashinaga Africa Initiative (AAI) are now ope...


People

Professor Ijeoma Uchegbu joins Wellcome’s Board of Governors

Professor Ijeoma Uchegbu joins Wellcome’s Board of Governors

Professor Ijeoma Uchegbu, a celebrated UK based scientist and a fellow at Africa Academy of S...


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