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The African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions is a regional non-governmental ....

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The sixth edition of the biannual conference of vice chancellors, provosts, deans...

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L’ORÉAL Fellowships are open to women scientists in Sub-Saharan

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University of Mauritius: Enrollment of Students on Postgraduate Programmes

  Enrollment of Students on Postgraduate Programmes: Academic Year 2015/2016

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for enrollment on Postgarduate Programmes in the academic year 2015/2016



UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences

The purpose of this Prize is to reward the projects and activities of an individual, individuals, institutions, other entities or non-governmental organizations for scientific research in the life sciences leading to improving the quality of human life.

The objectives of the Prize are related to the central function of UNESCO’s programme to encourage research and the setting up and further development of networks of centers of excellence in the life sciences.


Nomination Call: AAS Affiliates' Program

The Call for nominations for the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) Young Affiliates’ Program is now open.

The AAS Affiliates program intends to provide support to young scholars that will enable them develop into research leaders. The target group is Africans who are aged 40 or below, who are already employed in higher educational or research institutions; who have obtained their PhD during the last five years and have undertaken post-doctoral research experience. They may be in any field of specialization. AAS will organize a range of activities to enhance the professional development of the Affiliate members. The designation of Affiliate Membership shall be for a period of five years.

Nominations are invited from leaders of higher educational institutions, leaders of research institutions and from Fellows/Associate Fellows of AAS. Nominations shall be made through each region (Northern, Eastern, Central, Western and Southern Africa) through the respective regional office of AAS. The nomination procedures and details of the Affiliates Program are attached. The deadline for receipt of nominations is 30th April 2015.

Africa-Asia Consultation on Sustainability Science post 2015

Over 35 delegates in Science are expected to converge in Harare for a two day consultation meeting on Africa – Asia Consultation on Sustainability Science post 2015 on 4 March, 2015. 

Prof. Hubert Gijzen
Regional Director and Representative
Dr. Peggy Oti-Boateng
Senior Programme Specialist (Science)

Covidset 2015 First Announcement



Sixth Regional Conference of Vice Chancellors, Provosts, Deans of Science, Engineering & Technology (COVIDSET 2015)

Theme: University Education & Training in Science, Engineering and Technology in Africa - post 2015.

Venue: Nike Lake Resort, Enugu, Nigeria.

Date: 4th to 7th October 2015. 


TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme: Call For Applications Now Open


TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme for scientists from sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa.

Under this programme, researchers are assisted in making a Cooperation Visit to an institute in Germany.Such visits will have a duration of no more than three (3) months and must be undertaken within 12 months of the award.


How to get involved in the African Content Award in Mobile Technology

  The African Development Bank in partnership with World Summit Award is launching a Special Africa Content Award in mobile technology in 35 African countries. The award will be presented to African winners at our next Ministerial Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation in Rabat Morocco (October 14-17, 2014).

Award categories include: 1) m-government and participation; 2) m-environment and health; 3) m-learning and education; 4) m-entertainment and lifestyle; 5) m-tourism and culture; 6) m-media and news; 7) m-business and commerce; 8) m-inclusion and empowerment.


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The ANSTI Coordinator
UNESCO Nairobi Office
UN Gigiri Complex UN Avenue
P.O. Box 30592-00100 Nairobi, Kenya

Email: info@ansti.org   
Telephone: +254-2-7622619/20
Fax: +254-2-7622538