Funding

Wellcome Trust Early-Career Awards now accepting applications

Wellcome Trust Early-Career Awards now accepting applications

Wellcome Trust, a UK based funder, has announced its Early-Career Awards scheme providing funding f...


Cornell University announces its call for 2022 fellowship

Cornell University announces its call for 2022 fellowship

Cornell University at the Society for the Humanities invites potential scholars and artists for its fe...


Research

G-STIC to hold its 5th conference in Dubai

G-STIC to hold its 5th conference in Dubai

The Global Sustainable Technological and Innovation Community (G-STIC) will hold its fifth edition conference in Dubai...


Grant Relief to African Researchers as EU intervenes

Grant Relief to African Researchers as EU intervenes

Africa is set to benefit from a budget of €95.5 billion set aside by the European Commission (EU) ...


Final Call to Register for Free to attend the AAU 15th Quadrennial General Conference,

Final Call to Register for Free to attend the AAU 15th Quadrennial General Conference,

The Association of African Universities (AAU) will be holding its 15th Qua...


Mark your calendar: Horizon Europe Info Days, from June 28th to July 9th, 2021

Mark your calendar: Horizon Europe Info Days, from June 28th to July 9th, 2021

The European Commission is organizing a serial of events aimed at creating more aw...


Collaboration and partnerships

Africa - Europe innovation summit 2021 to take place on 14th-18th June.

Africa - Europe innovation summit 2021 to take place on 14th-18th June.

From Monday, the 14th to 18th of June 2021, Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit (...


Higher education

Virtual conference on research in education funding in Africa

Virtual conference on research in education funding in Africa

The Education Sub Saharan Africa (ESSA) in liaison with the Research for Equitable Access and Learn...


WARIMA call for papers for its 2021 annual conference in Senegal

WARIMA call for papers for its 2021 annual conference in Senegal

West African Research and Innovation Management Association (WARIMA), has announced a call for a...


Kenyan University secures critical equipment thanks to international collaboration

Kenyan University secures critical equipment thanks to international collaboration

Kenya’s Masinde Muliro University has benefited from equipment donations...


Kibabii University to hold its 5th International Conference virtually, calls for papers

Kibabii University to hold its 5th International Conference virtually, calls for papers

This year, Kenya’s Kibabii University will be holding its 5th Inter...


Inaugural Higher Education Awards - East Africa application closing on 31st March

Inaugural Higher Education Awards - East Africa application closing on 31st March

If you are planning to apply for the Higher Education Awards – East Afric...


Research Beeline featured among the top 30 startups in Africa in 2021

Research Beeline featured among the top 30 startups in Africa in 2021

Today, the Yale Africa Startup Review (YASR) published the inaugural #YASR30 list featuring...


$3.6m fund to support scientific research into genetic diversity in Africa launched

$3.6m fund to support scientific research into genetic diversity in Africa launched

A British pharmaceutical (GSK) and Swiss multinational pharmaceutical (N...


Uganda starts clinical trial of possible COVID-19 treatment drug

Uganda starts clinical trial of possible COVID-19 treatment drug

Uganda has started a clinical trial of a drug locally developed to treat COVID-19. President Yow...


Africa and UK researchers partner to develop research management capacity

Africa and UK researchers partner to develop research management capacity

Researchers from three organizations in Africa and five in the UK are working together ...


EU to fund a €25 million programme for new generation of researchers in Africa

EU to fund a €25 million programme for new generation of researchers in Africa

40 young and emerging African researchers, early career scientists and their ide...


Largest Covid treatment clinical trial launched in 13 African countries

Largest Covid treatment clinical trial launched in 13 African countries

Thirteen African Nations has joined forces with global researchers to launch the largest ...


Platform to promote evidence-informed health policy in the African region launched

Platform to promote evidence-informed health policy in the African region launched

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (AFRO), in collaborat...


University of Pretoria partners with NASA to study effects of air pollution on health

University of Pretoria partners with NASA to study effects of air pollution on health

United States of America’s National Aeronautics and Space Administrat...


World

7th Global Digital Health Forum to be held virtually; December 7th-9th

7th Global Digital Health Forum to be held virtually; December 7th-9th

The Global Digital Health Network will convene the Global Digital Health Forum 2020 - the ...


UKRI releases £20 Million to fund research projects tackling plastic pollution  in Africa

UKRI releases £20 Million to fund research projects tackling plastic pollution in Africa

The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), a public body of the UK governm...


The Royal Society and AAS to co-host Commonwealth Science Conference 2021

The Royal Society and AAS to co-host Commonwealth Science Conference 2021

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and Royal Society will co-host the Commonwealth S...


Kenya and UK to co-host global education summit in 2021

Kenya and UK to co-host global education summit in 2021

Kenya and the United Kingdom will co-host a landmark global education summit slated for mid-2021. The sum...


Italy sets up foundation to build partnerships with African universities

Italy sets up foundation to build partnerships with African universities

Italy is reaching out to build partnerships with African universities through the recent...


South African researcher wins $150,000 Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer Grant

South African researcher wins $150,000 Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer Grant

Dr Bernard Coetzee, a researcher at the University of the Witwatersrand’s Globa...


Register for WAITRO://50 Virtual Innovation Summit 2020, October 28th - 30th

Register for WAITRO://50 Virtual Innovation Summit 2020, October 28th - 30th

Fully virtual and free of charge – don’t miss the opportunity! Join the ...


USAID awards $6 million for Animal Health Innovation Lab in East Africa

USAID awards $6 million for Animal Health Innovation Lab in East Africa

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a five-year, U...


Winning projects under the COVID-19 Africa Rapid Grant Fund announced

Winning projects under the COVID-19 Africa Rapid Grant Fund announced

Eighty projects across 17 African countries have been selected for funding under the COVID-...


People

Gates Foundation honors African researcher with 2020 Global Goalkeeper Award

Gates Foundation honors African researcher with 2020 Global Goalkeeper Award

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has named Dr. John N. Nkengasong, dir...


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