29Mar 2018

AAS and SAMRC tackle antimicrobial resistance in Africa

The African Academy of Sciences and the South African Medical Research Council tackle antimicrobial resistance in Africa 29 March 2018 | Nairobi, Kenya & Cape Town, South Africa | The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) today announced an investment of $2...

14Mar 2018

African Academy of Sciences and partners launch researcher mobility funds

African Academy of Sciences and partners launch researcher mobility funds Collaboration among African and Indian scientists to be facilitated Nairobi, Kenya, 14 March 2018 The African Academy of Sciences and partners are today announcing two mobility funds, the Science and Language Mobility Scheme Africa and the Africa India Mobility...

10Nov 2017

LSTM Honorary Professorship for Dr Thomas Kariuki

Dr Thomas Kariuki has been awarded an Honorary Professorship at LSTM. Dr Kariuki is Director of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA), an initiative launched in 2015 by the African Academy of Sciences and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) agency. He has been...

10Nov 2017

Kevin Marsh Wins 2017 Drexel Prize in Infectious Disease

Kevin Marsh, Director of the Africa Oxford Initiative, Professor of Tropical Medicine at the University of Oxford, and Senior Advisor at the African Academy of Sciences has been selected to receive a Drexel Prize for scientific excellence. Prof Marsh, together with 6 other prize winners will receive their awards...

01Sep 2017

AAS provides funding to build Africa’s science journalism capacity

AAS provides funding to build Africa’s science journalism capacity Science journalism project to be implemented with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grahamstown, South Africa, 1 September–The African Academy of Sciences today launches a project to provide funding for building the capacity of science journalists and...