20Apr 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...

11Mar 2016

AAS elected an executive committee member of the IAP

The African Academy of Sciences  has been elected an executive committee member of the InterAcademy Panel. The AAS will be represented by President Aderemi Kuku and is among the six academies elected at the IAP General Assembly that took place in Hermanus, South Africa, on 2 March 2016.  Election into...

22Feb 2016

African scientists gather for Grand Challenges Africa Meeting

Nairobi, Kenya, 22 February 2016 – From Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 February, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence 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...

08Feb 2016

Early career scientists study the impact of climate change on the continent

4 February 2016 Nairobi, Kenya -IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Twenty-nine early career scientists awarded fellowships to study the impact of climate change on the continent Twenty-nine early career scientists from 24 African universities and research institutes have been awarded Visiting Fellowships to study the impact of climate change on the continent....

29Jan 2016

AAS develops a standard for Good Financial Grant Practice

29 January 2016 Nairobi, Kenya The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) is developing an innovative pan-African standard in Good 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...