African Academy of Sciences
Our vision is to be the engine for driving scientific and technological development in Africa.
Join our mailing list to get the latest reports, innovations and policies, and to contribute to our goal of delivering a scientific revolution for Africa.
Antenatal depressionAntenatal depression: a growing but underdiagnosed phenomenon Malinda Kaiyo-Utete Antenatal depression is a mood disorder that affects pregnant women from conception until they give birth. It is characterised by symptoms such as changes in eating and sleep patterns, persistent sadness, feelings of guilt, worthlessness and hopelessness, recurrent thoughts of...
Building a Strong Research EcosystemBuilding a Strong Research Ecosystem for Sustainable Development The African Academy of Sciences’ Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa, the Wellcome Trust, DFID and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are organising a track to discuss how to create an enabling and viable research ecosystem in...
Science *Policy* Africa"SCIENCE "POLICY" AFRICA" IS A QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER OF THE AFRICAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. The Newsletter carries information on science and policy issues on the African continent and beyond. It seeks to deepen the science-policy discourse on the African continent. The Newsletter also provides information on activities of the AAS...
Africa Science DeskAAS provides funding to build Africa’s science journalism capacity Science journalism project to be implemented with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Nairobi, Kenya, 1 September–The African Academy of Sciences today launches a project to provide funding for building the capacity of science journalists and improving...
I didn’t know this before I enrolled for the AAS workshop but a career in stem cells is my destiny. I am grateful to the AAS for providing a platform for me and other young scientists to define our career paths.
Lucy Macharia, a masters graduate from Kenya’s University of Nairobi
CIRCLE is providing opportunities for networking and building relationships that are important for my career. Here I can find potential future partners to do research with and spending time to focus more in my field of study.
Alex Zizinga, a graduate research assistant from Makerere University