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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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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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US funding helps Kenyan labs counter bioterror threat

The United States government has awarded US$17 million to Kenya in an effort to secure the country’s...

28 September 2016Read More

Uganda: Govt Earmarks Shs15 Billion($4.4m) Annual Fund for Innovators

The Ugandan information minister announced that the government will spend 15 billion Shillings (US$4...

21 September 2016Read More

Global pledge to stamp out drug-resistant infections

The 193 countries of the United Nations have agreed a landmark declaration to rid the world of drug-...

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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

Upcoming Events

Sat 1 Oct

Black History Month 2016

Celebrate in Cambridge

Wed 5 Oct

On Feeding the Masses: The Politics of Regulatory Failure in China

Professor John Yasuda, School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University

Wed 12 Oct

Book launch: Why Comrades Go To War

Harry Verhoeven (Georgetown), Philip Roessler (College of William and Mary), Christopher Clapham (di...

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