AAS has four categories of Fellowships:
2. Associate Fellows
3. Honorary Fellows
4. Affiliate Members.
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.
The quarterly newsletter of AAS, "Science*Policy*Africa" Vol 19 No. 1 for March 2015 is out.
The African Academy of Sciences Commission on Science Olympiad is delighted to invite a team of contestants, Leaders and Observers to participate in the first African Academy of Sciences Pan African Science Olympiad AAs PASO 2015 in Âbuja, Nigeria from 22nd of August 2015 to 29th of August 2015.
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.
This Plan outlines the interventions, programmes, activities and projected outcomes of AAS.
The Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) is a joint initiative of the African Academy of Sciences and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). This initiative is also established in partnership with three major funders, namely, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), the Wellcome trust t and the UK Department for International Development (DFID).
Dr Thomas Kariuki, a Kenyan biomedical scientist, has been appointed Director of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA),the new pan-African science funding and agenda-setting platform created by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and NEPAD Agency.
Nairobi/Addis Ababa/London/Seattle/Johannesburg, March 9, 2015: In a key development for scientific and health research in Africa, the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, endorsed the establishment of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) - a platform created by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the NEPAD Agency.
The AAS Affiliates’ program is intended to achieve the Academy’s objective to stimulate and nurture the spirit of scientific discovery and technological innovation in Africa in order to promote sustainable development in the continent through research and development.
The 2015 Olusegun Obasanjo Prize for Scientific Discovery and/or Technological Innovation is now open consequently, theAAS invites nominations from AAS Fellows, Members of National Academies, Research Councils and Universities in the region as well as self-nomination from interested individuals from Africa. The selection of women scientists is encouraged.
As a core member of the AESA team, the Program Manager is responsible for the development and management of a strategic portfolio of activities and investments.
The African Union Commission late January jointly presented to AAS Fellows Prof. Salim S Abdool Karim of South Africa and Prof. Kofané Timoléon Crépin from Cameroon the African Union Kwame Nkrumah Continental Scientific Awards 2014 Edition.