An institution or consortium of institutions is currently sought to act as a Quality Assurance Provider (QAP) for the DfID-funded Climate Impacts Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) programme.
Representatives from International Council for Science (ICSU) 120 National Members and 31 Scientific Unions attending the 31st General Assembly in New Zealand, has elected Prof Daya Batmanathan Reddy as the future President of the ICSU. Prof Reddy will take over from the current ICSU President, Gordon McBean, in October 2017.
AAS has four categories of Fellowships:
2. Associate Fellows
3. Honorary Fellows
4. Affiliate Members.
The Schlumberger Foundation calls for Applications for the 2015-2016 Faculty for the Future Fellowships programme. The program awards fellowships to women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or Post-doctorate studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at leading universities worldwide.
This Strategic Plan is the roadmap that is to guide the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) over the next five years. It aims at enhancing the role of the Academy as a key partner and leader in Africa’s sustainable development.
South Africa and the United Kingdom have launched a fund to boost science and innovation partnership based on the principles of co-ownership and co-responsibility.
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services is working together with the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), an Africa-wide scientific organization that aims to encourage the development of research and technology throughout Africa, on a joint initiative to support African researchers’ drive for quality research output.
The AAS and its partners organized the second mentoring workshop on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine for young African Scientists in Nairobi from 4 - 6 August 2014.
Prof Farouk El-Baz, an American of the Egyptian origin and a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences has stated in an interview with Al-Fanar Media that he is looking at latest technological advances to improve food production in a big way, a sort of green revolution for Egypt.
The African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards, formerly known as the African Union Scientific Award Program, aims to honor top African scientists for their scientific achievements, valuable discoveries and findings.
The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office for Sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) is pleased to announce its latest young Affiliates for the year 2014. The selection follows overwhelming response to a call made earlier in the year on the same. To see the complete list, kindly download the attached document.
Prof Aderemi Kuku has been elected as the fourth president of the African Academy of Sciences. He was elected at the 9th General Assembly of the African Academy of Sciences which was held in Brazzaville, Congo from 14 - 16 April 2014. He takes over from Prof Ahmadou Lamine Ndiaye whose term ended in 2014.