|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.
Dear friends of DAAD,
I'm glad to say that with the beginning of this month I became the new director of the DAAD Regional Office Nairobi after many years of working at the DAAD Headquarter in Bonn. I'm looking forward to a good and successful cooperation and to gain new African perspectives.
In this edition, we would like to introduce to you the International Journalism Training Program of the Deutsche Welle Akademie. In addition, we would like to share the announcement of the DIES- International Dean's course Africa 2015/2016. This DIES intensive training course will prepare future deans and vice-deans of becoming leaders in higher education positions.
Enjoy your reading!
MOOC@TU9 ONLINE COURSE
You're interested in engineering?Then that is the right opportunity for you to gain more knowledge about the diversity of "German Engineering".
Are you a female scientist or entrepreneur? Do you have a great science or technology startup or an idea but question whether GIST Tech-I Competition is for you? Some of the greatest innovators and entrepreneurs who have been involved with the GIST Initiative have been women, and we are looking to encourage you to visit aaas.org/tech-i/apply to submit your application and to learn more about this program. Still not convinced it’s for you? Hear what GIST Tech-I Finalist Nermin Sa’d has to say about her experience at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EESOdhgqBhc&feature=youtu.be.Read more...
|Megathrust Earthquakes and Tsunami
12 - 25 October 2014
Miramare, Trieste, Italy
|HOW TO APPLY FOR PARTICIPATION
The application form can be accessed at the activity website http://agenda.ictp.it/smr.png?2609
Once in the website, comprehensive instructions will guide you step-by-step, on how to fill out and submit the application form.
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The Graduate School of Economic and Management Sciences (GEM) is accepting applications for its full-time PhD programme.
Suitable candidates are invited to apply for three-year full-time doctoral scholarships in the research programmes of the Graduate School in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, to commence studies in January 2015. Citizens of African countries are specifically encouraged to apply.
Scholarships are available to the maximum value of R130 000 per year for three years. Further information on the current research themes, application procedures and forms are available at
Closing date for applications: 31 July 2014
Click here for more information
|The announcement on the extension of the call for nominations of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences. Originally scheduled for the 30 May 2014, has been extended to 15 July 2014.|
|For more information, kindly click the links below|
|Call Nomination Prize (View)|
|Appel Candidature Prix (View)|