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Conference Announcement - National Research Initiatives Conference (NaRIC) - 2014

We are happy to announce the NATIONAL RESEARCH INITIATIVES CONFERENCE (NARIC) - 2014 to be held in Accra, Ghana in 8-10 JULY, 2014.

NARIC is designed to serve as an international forum for presenting and discussion of outputs of on-going national research efforts as well as serve as an avenue for sharing of experiences of researchers and for networking among researchers and practitioners on an international level.


  • Deadline for Submission of Abstract - 31st March, 2014
  • Notice for Acceptance of Abstracts - 15th April, 2014
  • Submission of Full Text of Accepted Papers - 30th May, 2014
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TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visit: deadline 31 March

The TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme provides postdoctoral researchers (preferably within 5 years of receiving their PhD) from  sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) with the opportunity to make a 'Cooperation Visit' to an institute in Germany.

Such visits will have a duration of no more than three months and must be undertaken within 12 months of the award.

The deadline for submission is 31 March 2014.

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TechWomen Mentorship Program

TechWomen connects and supports the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by providing them the access and opportunities to advance their careers and pursue their dreams.? Each participant works on a mutually beneficial project with her Professional Mentor and attends tailored tech talks, special events, and workshops on topics such as entrepreneurship and leadership.

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TechWomen Is Now Accepting Applications for 2014 Program!

TechWomen: Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program – 2014 Application Now Open!
Apply now for the 2014 TechWomen Program!

Women from Africa and the Middle East will participate in the fall 2014 TechWomen program, which includes mentorships and professional exchanges at leading companies in Silicon Valley, California, and concludes with workshops, networking events and meetings in Washington, DC.

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COVIDSET 2013 concluded in partnership with the University of Botswana

COVIDSET 2013, the fifth Conference of Vice Chancellors, Provosts, Deans of Science, Engineering and Technology, was concluded at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC), in partnership with the University of Botswana. It brought together more than 150 participants among them Ministers, Vice Chancellors, Deans, Heads of Department, Private sector and Development Partners in Africa and the Diaspora.  
Click on the links below to view
- COVIDSET 2013 Programme and Books of Abstracts (Download)
- Conference Photo Gallery
- Livestream link with an archive of some of the presentations during the plenary sessions. - (Access on )
- Presentations made during the Conference (Click Here)
- ANSTI presentation pdf version 1mb (View)
- ANSTI presentation interactive version 11mb (View)
View COVIDSET Previous Reports
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