20May 2016

Research boost creates more opportunities for African scientists

Wellcome Trust & Alliance for Accelerating Excellence Science in Africa (AESA) media release Immediate release, 20 April 2016 African research teams in Ivory Coast, Kenya, Senegal and Uganda have been awarded significant support to conduct world class health research and train the future generation of the continent’s scientists. The...

22Feb 2016

African scientists gather for Grand Challenges Africa meeting

From Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 February, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellenc e in Science in Africa (AESA) will convene 300 of the most promising innovators in Africa, for the 2016 Grand Challenges Africa Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. The meeting, held at the Intercontinental hotel in Nairobi and featuring...

29Jan 2016

AAS develops a standard for Good Financial Grant Practice

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) is developing an innovative pan-African standard in Goo d Financial Grant Practice (GFGP) for research and academic institutions and not for profit organisations. The GFGP is an initiative being implemented under the AAS’ Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) and...

10Sep 2015

AAS and partners to launch AESA, the funding platform for research

The African Academy of Sciences and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency will on 10 September launch the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA). AESA, a funding platform for developing science strategies and funding research in Africa, has been established with the support of...