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DELTAS Africa inception meetingAmy Luck Tom Kariuki, Director of AESA, opening the meeting. As part of my rotation in Science, I joined colleagues from across Wellcome at the Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science (DELTAS) Africa initiative inception and annual general meeting. Representatives from the International Operations & Partnerships, Population,...
Building a Strong Research EcosystemBuilding a Strong Research Ecosystem for Sustainable Development The African Academy of Sciences’ Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa, the Wellcome Trust, DFID and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are organising a track to discuss how to create an enabling and viable research ecosystem in...
Science *Policy* Africa"SCIENCE "POLICY" AFRICA" IS A QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER OF THE AFRICAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. The Newsletter carries information on science and policy issues on the African continent and beyond. It seeks to deepen the science-policy discourse on the African continent. The Newsletter also provides information on activities of the AAS...
New Executive DirectorImmediate release 15 August 2017 AAS announces appointment of new Executive Director Nairobi, Kenya, 15 August 2017 The African Academy of Sciences Governing Council is today announcing the appointment of Prof Nelson Torto, a prolific analytical chemist, as its Executive Director with effect from 14 August 2017....
I didn’t know this before I enrolled for the AAS workshop but a career in stem cells is my destiny. I am grateful to the AAS for providing a platform for me and other young scientists to define our career paths.
Lucy Macharia, a masters graduate from Kenya’s University of Nairobi
CIRCLE is providing opportunities for networking and building relationships that are important for my career. Here I can find potential future partners to do research with and spending time to focus more in my field of study.
Alex Zizinga, a graduate research assistant from Makerere University