Cambridge-Africa Programme: 58 institutions, 26 countries, and growing

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A 'matchmaking' programme teams up Cambridge and African researchers, making expertise available to support Africans working in Africa.Read more 

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Vice-Chancellor says young African talent will set science agenda

Better higher education could help the continent solve many of its problems

Africa needs to fuse local policies with global efforts on scientific collaboration. Read more 

CAmbridge and Africa

Celebrating Cambridge-Africa partnerships

Cambridge Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Institutional and International Affairs writes...

We celebrate some of the partnerships that have made Cambridge one of the world’s leading universities for engaging with/supporting African research.Read more 

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The Iron Lady and the paradox of treating anaemia

Cambridge's Dora Pereira discusses the trial of a new iron supplement in The Gambia

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Celebrating Black Cantabs

The Black Cantabs Research Society launches a new platform to further its aims of connecting early Black Cambridge alumni with present students.Read more 

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Meeting local needs: how the Fens can learn from research in Africa

Dr Rosalind Parkes-Ratanshi spent over a decade on the frontline fighting HIV in Uganda now in Cambridge she plans to work in areas of deprivationRead more 

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The CAMBRIDGE-AFRICA Programme aims to strengthen Africa's own capacity for a sustainable research and mentoring culture, by supporting talented individuals who will make this long-term goal a reality. The Programme emerged in 2008 and covers a range of initiatives across subject areas. Cambridge-Africa is now supporting African researchers working on African priorities in Africa, in partnership with Cambridge researchers. Read more

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