• 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”
  • Dr Moses Rugut of NACOSTI, Kenya, giving opening remarks at the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine”
    Dr Moses Rugut of NACOSTI, Kenya, giving opening remarks at the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine”
  • IPR Director Dr Ngalla Jillani making opening remarks at the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine”
    IPR Director Dr Ngalla Jillani making opening remarks at the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine”
  • Prof Henry Thairu opens  speech the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine” on behalf of Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Education, Prof Jacob Kaimenyi
    Prof Henry Thairu opens speech the workshop on “Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine” on behalf of Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Education, Prof Jacob Kaimenyi
  • 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
  • Yet another batch of participants try out on stem cell research and regenerative medicine
    Yet another batch of participants try out on stem cell research and regenerative medicine
  • AAS Fellow Prof Daya Reddy elected as next President of ICSU
    AAS Fellow Prof Daya Reddy elected as next President of ICSU

In brief

2014 Edition of AU Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards

The African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards, formerly known as the African Union Scientific Award Program, aims to honor top African scientists for their scientific achievements, valuable discoveries and findings.

2014 TWAS Young Affiliates

The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office for Sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) is pleased to announce its latest young Affiliates for the year 2014. The selection follows overwhelming response to a call made earlier in the year on the same. To see the complete list, kindly download the attached document.

AAS Fellow Prof Daya Reddy elected as next President of ICSU

Representatives from International Council for Science (ICSU) 120 National Members and 31 Scientific Unions attending the  31st General Assembly in New Zealand, has elected Prof Daya Batmanathan Reddy as the future President of the ICSU. Prof Reddy will take over from the current ICSU President, Gordon McBean, in October 2017.

Finance and Administration Manager Needed

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) is a non-profit international organization driving science and technology in Africa, with its headquarters in Nairobi – Kenya. AAS is seeking candidates to fill the position of Finance and Administration Manager at its secretariat in Karen, Nairobi, Kenya. 

New fund to boost UK scientific cooperation with Africa

South Africa and the United Kingdom have launched a fund to boost science and innovation partnership based on the principles of co-ownership and co-responsibility.

Opportunities for Women Scientists

The Schlumberger Foundation calls for Applications for the 2015-2016 Faculty for the Future Fellowships programme. The program awards fellowships to women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or Post-doctorate studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics  (STEM) disciplines at leading universities worldwide.

Prof Farouk El-Baz on green revolution for Egypt

 Prof Farouk El-Baz, an American of the Egyptian origin and a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences has stated in an interview with Al-Fanar Media that he is looking at latest technological advances to improve food production in a big way, a sort of green revolution for Egypt.

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