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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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26 August 2016Read More

High birth rates and poverty undermine a generation of African children – report

Research predicts African children will account for 43% of global poverty by 2030, although absolute...

22 August 2016Read More

Protecting the Environment in Senegal? There's an App for That

By Emmanuelle LandaisDakar — By building environmental apps, students learn about technology and the...

17 August 2016Read More

HIV prevention drugs could halve new cases, aid women

Several studies show that people at high risk of HIV infection who take anti-retroviral (ARV) medici...

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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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Wed 7 Sep

ASAUK Biennial Conference

7 - 9 September 2016

Mon 12 Sep

Wed 14 Sep

#ScienceAfrica UnConference

Kensington Town Hall - Hornton Street, London, W8 7NX

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