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...

01Nov 2017

The future is the AAS

A message from the African Academy of Sciences President: The future is the AAS It has been six months since the Governing Council of the African Academy of Sciences was inaugurated. As President, it is crucial to provide an update of progress and lay out a vision for the...

01Sep 2017

Africa Science Desk

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 Nairobi, Kenya, 1 September–The African Academy of Sciences today launches a project to provide funding for building the capacity of science journalists and improving...