14Jun 2017

Calls to endorse African space sciences initiative

Call to endorse Africa Initiative for Planetary and Space Sciences Research groups in Planetary and Space Sciences are now emerging in Africa, but remain scattered and underfunded. To elevate planetary and space science across the entire African continent, we propose the Africa Initiative for Planetary and Space Sciences, an idea...

12Jun 2017

Young African scholars selected to attend the Nobel Laureate meetings

Immediate release 30 May 2017 Young African scholars selected to attend prestigious Nobel Laureate meetings Nairobi, Kenya-Nine outstanding young African scholars nominated by the African Academy of Sciences have been selected to participate in two prestigious Nobel Laureate meetings. The academics will participate in the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate...

25Apr 2017

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@@

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...