• The African Academy of Sciences, Nairobi, Kenya
    The African Academy of Sciences, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Section of participants at the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine”
    Section of participants at the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine”
  • Prof Berhanu Abegaz, Executive Director, AAS receives an award on behalf of AAS from the Sudanese Delegation the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine”
    Prof Berhanu Abegaz, Executive Director, AAS receives an award on behalf of AAS from the Sudanese Delegation the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine”
  • Sections of Participants give Stem Cell and regenerative medicine a shot in the laboratory
    Sections of Participants give Stem Cell and regenerative medicine a shot in the laboratory
  • AAS appoints Prof Kevin Marsh Senior Advisor
    AAS appoints Prof Kevin Marsh Senior Advisor
  • President honurs AAS Fellow Prof Makinde with Nigeria National Award 2014
    President honurs AAS Fellow Prof Makinde with Nigeria National Award 2014
  • AAS secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya
    AAS secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Prof Ali Mazrui - an African Scholarly icon passes on
    Prof Ali Mazrui - an African Scholarly icon passes on
  • Prof Quarriasha wins 2014 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize
    Prof Quarriasha wins 2014 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize

In brief

AAS Fellow Prof Wandera Ogana Elected as President of IMU Commission

Professor Wandera Ogana, a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) has been elected the President of the Commission for Developing Countries (CDC), a commission of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), for the period 2015 – 2018. He becomes the first African to hold this position.  

AAS President, Executive Director lead Fellows to congratulate Prof Quarriasha for winning awards

The President of the African Academy of Sciences Prof Aderemi Kuku on Sunday congratulated Prof Quarriasha Abdool Kareem for being awarded the 2014 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize and Foreign Associateship of the Institute of Medicine of the USA National Academy of Sciences.

Ebola outbreak: a wake-up call

The African Academy of Sciences lauds efforts by the medical and social scientists from around Africa and the world who are battling the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) to save lives especially in three worst affected countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.   The Ebola outbreak threatens to reverse real and positive gains that have been achieved over the last decade on the continent in public health and disease control.

Morand lambla Award and James L. White Innovation Award of the Polymer Processing Society

 Applications are now open for the two prestigious international awards of the Polymer Processing Society. MORAND LAMBLA AWARD, which is open for young researchers under the age 45 (should not exceed 45 by December 31st, 2014). It aims at recognizing high achievement and potential for continuing creativity among young researchers in science and technology of polymers, polymer products, polymer processing related areas

Prof Calestous Juma receives Lifetime Africa Achievement Prize

Calestous Juma, a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences will receive a Lifetime Africa Achievement Prize (LAAP) for his leadership in socioeconomic development in Africa. The award will be presented to Juma in Nigeria on Oct. 10 by the Millennium Excellence Foundation (http://mefafrica.org/).

Message from AAS President

I am very happy to report that we did have our Governing Council (GC) meeting on July 24-25 2014, during which we took so many decisions that will propel AAS to greater heights...(click on photo to read the rest of the message)

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