Wed 8 Jul

South Africa 2014

Derek Tribble

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Wed 8 Jul

Global Food Security CAMBRIDGE SYMPOSIUM 2015

Aimed primarily at Cambridge University researchers

The aim of the day is to learn about and be inspired by food security research taking place across the University, and explore ways in which collaboration across disciplines can bring greater impact. Speakers from all Schools in the University will be speaking on topics ranging from zoonoses to forests and food security, resource limitations on the Ugandan food system to food supply chain risks and sustainability.

The event is aimed principally at University of Cambridge researchers, and a Raven account is required to access booking details. Please contact the Initiative ( if this does not apply to you but you are still interested in attending.

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Thu 30 Jul

Apply to attend the Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2015

Closing Date 30th July 2015, Summit in Geneva on 19th-20th October 2015

The Merck Africa Research Summit- MARS is being organised by Merck, in collaboration with UNESCO, the Cambridge-Africa Programme at the University of Cambridge, and Universita di Roma, Italy. MARS aims to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data, and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa’s development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation.

The annual Summit aims to contribute to building research capacity in African research community on health, with special focus on Ebola and emergent infectious diseases, to showcase innovative research taking place in projects, programs and initiatives across African universities, and by the wider African research community.

Up to 100 scientists / researchers will be able to attend the Summit. Abstracts are invited from final year African PhD students and young investigators involved in HIV, Ebola and other infectious disease research. All should be primarily based at African research institutes and Universities. All abstracts will be peer reviewed and will be eligible for a number of research awards as well as sponsorship. The criteria, deadlines and submission details are available at Deadline for applying to attend MARS in Geneva from 19th-20th October is 30th July 2015.

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