27Oct 2016

Centre of Gravity for African Research Funding Shifts Closer to Africa

Centre of gravity for African research funding shifts closer to Africa The Wellcome Trust is shifting the centre of gravity of its funding for African science from the UK to the continent itself by handing over two major research programmes to the African Academy of Sciences’ Alliance for Accelerating...

19Oct 2016

Afrique One-Aspire launches

Afrique One-Aspire launches Watch and listen to the media coverage of the launch of the DELTAS Africa-funded  African Partnership for Intervention Research Excellence (AfriqueOne-Aspire). DELTAS Africa is a scheme to support the African-led development of world class researchers and research leaders in Africa that is being implemented by the African Academy...

19Oct 2016

DELGEME launches

Read about the launch of the DELTAS Africa-funded Developing Excellence in Leadership and Genetic Training for Malaria Elimination in Sub-Saharan Africa (DELGEME). DELGEME launch

20May 2016

Research boost creates more opportunities for African scientists

Wellcome Trust & Alliance for Accelerating Excellence Science in Africa (AESA) media release Immediate release, 20 April 2016 African research teams in Ivory Coast, Kenya, Senegal and Uganda have been awarded significant support to conduct world class health research and train the future generation of the continent’s scientists. The...

22Feb 2016

African scientists gather for Grand Challenges Africa meeting

From Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 February, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellenc e in Science in Africa (AESA) will convene 300 of the most promising innovators in Africa, for the 2016 Grand Challenges Africa Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. The meeting, held at the Intercontinental hotel in Nairobi and featuring...