13 Nov 2017
AAS Open blog
Why the African Academy of Sciences is creating AAS Open Research Nelson Torto In 2016, the General Assembly — the highest decision-making body of the African Academy of Sciences — mandated the secretariat to set up a pan-African open access journal (PDF) to promote the visibility of research being...
21 Jan 2016
Reflections on an AAS staff training visit to London
At the end of 2015, eight members of staff from the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) who are based in Nairobi visited the Wellcome Trust offices in London to receive training in grants management and finance. In this post published on the Wellcome Trust blog, Programme Manager Alphonse Neba describes the grants management...
04 Nov 2015
How to write a fundable research proposal
Writing a good research proposal is essential to improve chances of success in the face of stiff competition for limited research funding. Alphonsus Neba, a programme manager at the African Academy of Sciences, shares some tips on how researchers can improve their chances of success.