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...

13Mar 2017

African Academy of Sciences names Dr Tom Kariuki Interim Executive Director

African Academy of Sciences names Dr Tom Kariuki Interim Executive Director and bids farewell to Professor Berhanu Abegaz Immediate release 13 March 2017 Nairobi, Kenya- The Governing Council of the African Academy of Science (AAS) has appointed Dr Tom Kariuki as Interim Executive Director, to serve from 7 March 2017 until...

08Feb 2017

AAS programme intensifies support for research tackling climate change

PRESS RELEASE – AAS programme intensifies support for research tackling climate change African researchers selected to study ways to combat climate research Nairobi, Kenya, 8 February 2017–  The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) have selected 37 African researchers for the third cohort...