Global transformation

Global universities and their global responsibilities

"World-leading universities can play an important role in strengthening African research" PVC for Institutional & International Relations Eilis FerranRead 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 and maximise its greates

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

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UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit - MARS 2016

Theme: Infectious Diseases and Women Health - abstract submission deadline August 2016

MARS aims to showcase innovative research in Africa. Abstracts are invited from final year PhD students and young investigators Read more 

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Maternal and Neonatal Health Research Newsletter

Supporting African researchers working in Africa to combat major killing and debilitating diseases

WT-CCGHR and Cambridge-Africa work together to make the world-class expertise and facilities available at the University of Cambridge to AfricaRead more 

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Vice-Chancellor calls for increased collaboration with Africa

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering 2016, Dakar

Speaking at a plenary panel, the Vice-Chancellor stressed that: "The challenges we face today are global. So, too, are the solutions we seek."Read more 

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Ghanaian to head African research universities alliance

Professor Ernest Aryeetey, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, has been appointed to drive a...

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Ruforum seals $27m for 'model' agriculture training

The MasterCard Foundation and the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (...

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Launch of new R1.2-billion KwaZulu-Natal research powerhouse

In a bold move to improve the health of people locally and globally, two research giants in KwaZulu-...

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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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Tue 9 Aug

Environmental Enteropathy in Tanzania & Pakistan

Biomarker Field Investigations and Intestinal Tissue Analysis in Infants with Growth Faltering

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ASAUK Biennial Conference

7 - 9 September 2016

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An Evening with Addenbrooke’s Abroad

15th September 6.00 - 9.00 pm

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