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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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New Open Source Biobank Management Tool Launched

The tool is one of the outcomes of the Bridging Biobanking and Biomedical Research across Europe and...

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Pharma commit to developing cancer research capacity in Africa

The African Access Initiative was launched on 21 June in Seattle in the United States. It brings tog...

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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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Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

2017 Call for Applications Now Open

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Mon 26 Jun

Entrepreneurship and African industrialisation

10:00 - 11:30 GMT+1 (BST) A Public event at the Overseas Development Institute 203 Blackfriars Road ...

Wed 28 Jun

The State of Kenya

Organised by the Africa Research Institute

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