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 

Unesco MARS

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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Innovation Prize for Africa - finalists announced

This year’s winners offer innovative responses to address malaria & HIV/AIDS. In a ceremony that mar...

29 June 2016Read More

What a Moroccan crater reveals about a rare double whammy from the skies

Africa is home to one of the world’s most recently discovered impact structures, up in the High Atla...

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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 several African researchers working on African priorities in Africa, in partnership with Cambridge researchers. Read more.

Upcoming Events

Thu 7 Jul

Domestication of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta, a medicinal plant used in the treatment of malaria

11.00, Seminar Room, Main Hall at National Institute of Agricultural Botany, Huntington Road

Wed 7 Sep

ASAUK Biennial Conference

7 - 9 September 2016

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