The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) seeks a self-motivated individual to manage and lead the development of the Good Financial Grant Practice (GFGP), a new pan African standard defining the best practice for managing grants that will the funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council in the UK. The deadline for application is 28 October 2015.
The International Financial Governance Working Group and Mango on 6 October 2015 held a seminar on good financial grant practice at the the offices of The Wellcome Trust in London. The seminar explored how key stakeholders can more effectively collaborate in the development of an internationally accepted standard in Good Financial Grant Practice.
A study co-authored by the African Academy of Sciences’ Senior Advisor Kevin Marsh has identified genes in children that increase resistance to severe malaria by 40 per cent.
The African Academy of Sciences is looking for a finance and admin assistant. Applications close on 11 October 2015.
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Nairobi, Kenya, 14 September 2015-The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) on 10 September unveiled an enlarged replica of the Ishango bone, a 22,000 year old animal bone discovered in Ishango in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and believed to indicate the early use of mathematics on the continent.
The African Academy of Sciences is looking for an IT support administrator to provide first line support to IT users at the Academy. Applications close on 11 October 2015.
Ricardo Z. Dunn
+27 11 256 3623
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NAIROBI, Kenya, 10 September 2015 – Today, African and international partners launched the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA), a new initiative that aims to help drive Africa’s research agenda and build scientific capacity across the continent. AESA was created by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency with US$5.5 million in initial seed funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Wellcome Trust and the UK Department for International Development (DFID).