Staphrica Afristaphnet Kick Off Meeting 11

Establishing a staphylococcus aureus research network in Africa

A Cambridge-Africa supported collaboration

African researchers and UK collaborators working on Staphylococcus aureus met in August 2017 at the University of Ghana for a kick-off meetingRead more 

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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 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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Two diseases that affect cassava could cause up to 70-100 per cent yield losses. Scientists identify...

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New Gates Foundation Report

New Gates Foundation report highlights remarkable progress against global poverty and disease, warns...

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Global challenges fund needs focus, review says

The ICAI carried out a rapid review into the governance arrangements and strategy of the interdiscip...

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New survey to assess challenges facing young scholars

A study, launched last week by the Global Young Academy, an international society of young scientist...

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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