22Jan 2018

Benji Gyampoh departs

Benjamin Gyampoh steps down as Programme Manager Immediate release Nairobi, Kenya, 22 January 2018-The African Academy of Sciences wishes to announce the departure of Dr Benjamin Apraku Gyampoh as Programme Manager with effect from 12 January 2018.   Dr Gyampoh, who is affectionately known as Benji, joined the AAS...

19Jan 2018

Executive Director's end year message 2017

Dear Fellows, As we wrap up a successful year and my first quarter as Executive Director, I am pleased to transmit the first of a series of periodic updates and developments from the African Academy of Sciences. Growth of the Academy The growth of the Academy has been nothing...

14Nov 2017

AAS Open Research

Immediate release 15 November 2017 African Academy of Science to put its research on global stage with innovative new publishing platform The African Academy of Sciences, in partnership with F1000, is launching a publication platform, AAS Open Research, to enable AAS funded and affiliated researchers to publish immediately and...

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...