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...

06Mar 2017

Young African scientists recognised

Immediate release 6 March 2017 African Academy of Sciences recognises exceptional young African scientists Nairobi, Kenya, 6 March 2017 The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) announced today that it has selected 22 early career scientists through a merit based review process for the second cohort of the AAS Affiliates...

30Jan 2017

SANTHE's Thumbi Ndung'u wins $2.8 million Gilead grant

Thumbi Ndung'u, SANTHE Programme Director, has been awarded a $2,842,000 USD grant by Gilead Sciences for a project entitled “The FRESH study: Females Rising through Education, Support and Health (FRESH) Acute HIV Infection Cohort”. Read More

27Jan 2017

Elizabeth Marincola appointed Senior Advisor for Communications & Advocacy

Nairobi, Kenya, 27 January 2017 The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Marincola, a prominent science advocate and publisher, as its Senior Advisor for Communications and Advocacy, effective 3 January 2017. Marincola served as the Chief Executive Officer of the US-based PLOS...

20Jan 2017

Precision Public Health report

On 7 October 2016, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation held a roundtable on Precision Public Health in Africa. This session, held at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, brought together African researchers policy makers and funders...