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Research Funding Opportunity – Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women East Africa

Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, is pleased to announce the launch of the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) East Africa initiative. GrOW East Africa seeks to spur transformative change to advance gender equality in the world […]

The Fourth Annual Seminar on Philanthropy: COVID-19  and The Future of Global Civil Society and Philanthropy in Africa

Keynote Speakers: Tade Akin Aina Executive Director, Partnership for African Social Governance and Research (PASGR), Nairobi, Kenya. Tatiana Carayannis Director, Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, Understanding Violent Conflict, China-Africa Knowledge Project, Social Science Research Council (SSRC), Brooklyn, USA. Bhekinkosi Moyo Director, The Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment (CAPSI), Wits Business School, Johannesburg, South […]

Excellence in Africa Initiative– Junior Faculty Development program: 2020 call for proposals

 Are you eager to undertake research in Africa and to collaborate with EPFL? The Junior Faculty Development program of the Excellence in Africa initiative, jointly launched by Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) in Morocco and EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne in Switzerland have launched the Excellence in Africa initiative with the aim of supporting the training […]

International Summer School on Public Policy – Nairobi Edition 20-24 April, 2020

Registration Following the successful organization of the first IPPA Summer school on public policy in the African continent (Yaounde 2019), IPPA is pleased to introduce the second edition, this time in Nairobi, Kenya. The International Summer School on Public Policy – Nairobi Edition 2020 will be organized in partnership with the University of Nairobi and the Partnership for African Social […]

Job Vacancy: National Research Coordinator- Ethiopia

Job title: National Research Coordinator Place of work: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Pay: Range between ETB 505,000 – 653,920 per year depending on experience Reports to: Director, Partner lead (tbc) / Accountability for Water – Programme Management Team Travel: Frequent periods of travel in Ethiopia with occasional regional and global travel Term: 2 years, extension subject to performance and funding Improved […]

Job Vacancy: National Research Coordinator- Tanzania

Job title: National Research Coordinator Place of work: Morogoro, Tanzania Pay: Tsh 40,238,000 – 51,380,000  per annum commensurate with experience Reports to: Director, Shahidi wa Maji / Accountability for Water Programme Management Team Travel: Frequent periods of travel in Tanzania, including to remote field locations, with occasional regional and global travel Term: 2 years, extension subject to performance […]

Newton International Fellowships

Newton International Fellowships are awarded by three of the UK’s national research academies – the Royal Society, the British Academy and the Academy of Medical Sciences. The Fellowships provide an opportunity for some of the most talented post-doctoral researchers working overseas to carry out world-class research in UK institutions across all disciplines of natural sciences […]

PhD student in Political Science, Pathways to Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform

Lund University, Department of Political Science Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition. […]

Africa-Europe Conference on Higher Education Cooperation Brussels

On 25th October, the British Council  co-hosted a high-level conference on Africa-Europe collaboration in Higher Education, a joint initiative by the European Commission, the African Union Commission and four European partner organisations that have a long history of cooperation with the African continent – British Council, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Campus France and Nuffic […]

British Council at 75

We join the United Kingdom in celebrating the world’s oldest asset for soft power and democracy with the rest of the world, the British Council, at 75. It is also encouraging that Nigeria has been one of the partners of the council this past 75 years, including when Nigeria was a colony of Britain. It […]