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Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund (IBEX)

We are pleased to announce that The Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund (IBEX) Spring 2019 Competition is now accepting applications for events/exchanges falling between September 2019 and January 2020. The Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund (IBEX) offers opportunities to attend a global biocultural event/exchange or a meeting of international significance which impacts the applicants’ home territory or region.  […]

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 […]

Call for Applications (Deadline Extended): Advanced Training for Multi-Method & Policy Oriented Research (April 2019)

Course Dates: April 3rd – April 18th  2019 Training Location: Nairobi, Kenya Contact Person: nirungu@pasgr.org The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research is currently accepting applications for the April, 2019 Advanced Training for Multi-Method and Policy Oriented Research. This includes: Advanced Research Design Applied Quantitative Research Methods Comparative Case Study Analysis This training is relevant to […]

Call for Applications: Comparative Case Study Analysis

Course Dates: April 15-18, 2019 Training Location: Nairobi, Kenya Contact Person: nirungu@pasgr.org Application Deadline Extended: January 27, 2019 February 3, 2019 The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is offering a 3-day professional development course in Comparative Case Study Analysis. This module looks at different comparative case study designs and the types of causal […]

Call for Applications: Applied Quantitative Methods

Course Dates: April 15-18, 2019 Training Location: Nairobi, Kenya Contact Person: nirungu@pasgr.org Application deadline Extended: January 27, 2019 February 3, 2019 The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is offering a 3-day professional development course in Applied Quantitative Methods. This module introduces basic statistics and econometric techniques, underlining the appropriate techniques that can be […]