World Malaria Day 2017 Podcast
As the world commemorates World Malaria Day this year (2017), renowned malaria researcher and Senior AAS Advisor Prof Kevin Marsh takes stock on the fight against malaria in Africa. @@MEDIA-58fee1cb5bf81@@
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...
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...
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
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...