Monthly Archive February 2019

Rwanda Research Institute Shows Loopholes in Waste Management

Research findings have shown that almost half of the city of Kigali population is directly affected by poor waste management and sanitation, especially from slum areas. Findings from the 3rd research forum on Urban Governance and City Transformation (Utafiti Sera) showed that the 43.6%  of one million Kigali residents use unimproved sanitary facilities – a […]

Open for Applications: Newton International Fellowships

The Newton International Fellowships are funded by the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to ensure that the UK engages with the world’s most promising early career academics. Newton International Fellowships are awarded jointly by three of the UK’s national research academies – the Royal Society, the British Academy and the Academy […]

NYU Postdoctoral Opportunity

The CSAAD Research Fellowship invites scholars based and living in Africa and the Diaspora ( outside of North America and Europe), and who have completed the terminal degree in their field, to submit applications for the opportunity to spend either one or two semesters at New York University. While the fellowship is open to all […]

A Study of Bring Back Our Girls

This study focuses on the Bring Back Our Girls movement (BBOG) which began in 2014 following the abduction of 300 girls by Boko Haram, and became a global social media and substantial political phenomenon. The study led by PASGR aims to contribute to understandings of women’s action, digital activism, vertical scaling and norms, and values. The research […]

Teaching in universities won’t be the same

Something exciting is happening in higher education in Africa. Unlike basic education where the curriculum is centralized and often changed at whim, the higher education curriculum tends to be stabilized for a longer time. Universities also have the right to select what to teach, who to teach and how to teach. But in there lies […]