AAS in the Press
African leaders and global funders endorse new science funding platform for Africa March 2015 African leaders endorse science funding for the continent March 2015 AU forms alliance to push development of Science and Technology March 2015 African Leaders Endorse a Science Funding Platform for Africa March 2015 AU leaders...
Climate Change: COP 20 outcomes
The 20th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change COP 20 held in Lima, Peruended in the early morning hours of Sunday December 14th.
AAS Senior Advisor part of a study that has found genes that increase resistance to severe malaria
A study has identified genes in children that increase resistance to severe malaria by 40 per cent.
Dr Félix Toteu appointed acting treasurer of the AAS
Professor Aderemi Kuku, the president of the African Academy of Sciences, made the appointment, which is effective from 8 May 2015, after consultation with other members of the Governing Council. Toteu takes over from Thomas Kariuki who is now the director of the AAS’s Alliance for Accelerating Excellence (AESA)...
Obasanjo Scientific Prize
A South African research team has been awarded the Olusegun Obasanjo Prize for Scientific Breakthrough on HIV and Herpes prevention.