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21 innovative research projects funded to tackle climate change in Africa

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Awardees comprise scientists from west, east, central and southern African countries, such as, Benin, Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Namibia, Nigeria, Uganda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.Over half of the selected scientists...
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The African Academy of Sciences and Royal Society announce further recipients of 2019 FLAIR scheme

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The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and Royal Society have announced a further eight recipients of the FLAIR fellowship scheme. FLAIR (Future Leaders – African Independent Research) is a programme of The AAS and Royal...
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WACCBIP researchers discover new simpler technique for monitoring mysterious behaviour of malaria parasites

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Researchers at the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP) have discovered a simple and cheap technique for culturing the malaria parasite in the lab that has revealed new its traits of...
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Meet DELGEME Post-Doc, PhD and MSc fellows (2016-2017)

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The Developing Excellence in Leadership and Genetics Training for Malaria Elimination in sub-Saharan Africa (DELGEME) program presents the portraits of Post-Doc, PhD and MSc Fellows selected from the 2016-2017 call for candidates...
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AMARI 2018 ASM: “Building networks for mental health research excellence in Africa”

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The African Mental Health Research Initiative (AMARI) held its Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) on the 15 and 16 March 2018 in Malawi at the Bingu Wa Mutharika Convention Centre in Lilongwe. The two-day event was...
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Why I train grandmothers to treat depression

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Dixon Chibanda, the lead PI at the DELTAS Africa funded African Mental Health Research Initiative (AMARI) was recently featured on TED Talks to speak on his unique approach to treating mental illness - the Friendship...

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African science research fund launched by AESA

BBC News, United Kingdom, 10 September 2015

Socking it to malaria just the start for Africa's new science alliance

The Guardian, United Kingdom, 10 September 2015

Africa aims for research autonomy

Nature, United Kingdom, 9 April 2015