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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 greatest asset — its youth.

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Vice-Chancellor calls for increased collaboration with Africa

Speaking at the inaugural meeting of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering March 2016, an international conference focused on the development of science and technology in Africa, Sir Leszek Borysiewicz emphasised the importance of partnership.

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Interactions with Africa are in the University's DNA

Cambridge Vice Chancellor (Cambridge-Africa Day 2015)

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Understanding urban ‘secret’ languages

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Cambridge confirms its leading role in engagement with Africa

Funding for capacity-building initiatives renewed

“Cambridge is the go-to institution to help build capacity for African researchers working in Africa.” Professor David Dunne, Director Cambridge-Africa

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Why Africa Matters

Research Focus

Every year, for the next five years, five African students will embark on PhDs at Cambridge as part of a new initiative under the Cambridge-Africa programme.

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Capacity for science in sub-Saharan Africa

Cambridge-Africa collaboration

The only sustainable, and socially equitable, way to address these opportunities is to support the development of African scientists to participate in balanced partnerships, and to lead, in these globally important fields.

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Using local materials to create an electrical insulator


Dr Abu Yaya, CAPREx research fellow (2014-2015) and University of Ghana 

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