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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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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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African plant scientists develop new skills in Cambridge to tackle problems at home

Cambridge University Spotlight

Lab training workshop and biotech conference 2017Read more 


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

Cambridge University Spotlight

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

the iron lady

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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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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East African Heads of state declare common higher education area

Heads of East African states declared the transformation of the East African Community, or EAC, into...

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African Maths Networks gets First Female Research Chair

 The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences-Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) has appointed t...

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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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Cam-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

2017 Call for Applications Now Open

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Rethinking Resilient Healthcare Systems in Contexts of Conflict in Uganda

Dr Sarah Ssali, Makerere University

Tue 23 May

Digital Fact-Finding Without Borders: Transnational Advocacy in the 21st Century

Steven Livingston (Carr Center, Harvard University; George Washington University)

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