An institution or consortium of institutions is currently sought to act as a Quality Assurance Provider (QAP) for the DfID-funded Climate Impacts Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) programme. The QAP will provide expertise and advice on the scientific outputs of CIRCLE and help a select group of African HEIs assess and develop their strategic and organisational framework for conducting research into the science and impact of climate change.
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.
FELLOWS – are elected from among active African scientists residing in Africa or elsewhere (including those in the diaspora) and who have attained the highest international standards and/or who have made significant contributions to the development and application of science, technology and innovation in Africa.
AAS has four categories of Fellowships:
2. Associate Fellows
3. Honorary Fellows
4. Affiliate Members.
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.
This Strategic Plan is the roadmap that is to guide the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) over the next five years. It aims at enhancing the role of the Academy as a key partner and leader in Africa’s sustainable development.
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.
Applications are now open for the two prestigious international awards of the Polymer Processing Society.
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.