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Monday, March 9, 2020
Tiny technology with life-changing potential for communities. Nanotechnology researcher, Anita Etale, Global Climate Change Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, is a FLAIR (Future Leaders – African Independent Research) grantee. She used her FLAIR funding to research the use of nanomaterials to produce clean water from the contaminated supply produced from mine draining.
Small but mighty – using nanomaterials to provide communities with clean drinking water
Tiny technology with life-changing potential fo
Promoting the inclusion of more African women in science
African innovators to improve access to quality water, sanitation and hygiene
African innovators tackle antimicrobial resistance
Forty promising African early career scientists selected
The Big Picture
This March issue of the AAS Big Picture focuses on the Coronavirus situation in Africa, innovative methods to fight drug resistance and unveils the new GGC website. It also highlights funding opportunities in cancer prevention, snake bite research, climate resilience and land resource governance....
The Big Picture
This January/February issue of the AAS Big Picture focuses on the inclusion of more African women in science, unveils the new cohort of AAS Affiliates and promotes the second phase of the DELTAS Africa programme. It also highlights the importance of open access research as well as opportunities in research.
Interesting science news from across the continent
This November/December issue of the AAS Big Picture focuses on the recent partnership between AAS and WHO, processing titanium alloys and why African scientists should apply for the Africa India Mobility Fund. It also highlights the importance of open access research as well as opportunities in research.
Origin of modern humans 'traced to Botswana'
This October issue of the AAS Big Picture showcases science in Africa tracing the origins of humankind, the fastest ants in the Sahara and exciting antimicrobial discoveries. It also highlights the importance of open access research as well as opportunities in both science journalism and biomedical research.
If you have content on science in Africa, funding opportunities or events feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 November 2019 for inclusion in the next issue of the monthly e-newsletter.
Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC
In this September 2019 issue of The AAS Big Picture we showcase opportunities in both biomedical and social science research. We also highlight some amazing science in Africa on innovative solutions to health challenges. If you have content on funding opportunities, events or science in Africa feel free to email this to email@example.com for inclusion in this monthly e-newsletter.