External opportunities

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 […]

Carnegie Call for Papers 2020

Download PDF: Carnegie Call for Papers 2020 The African Studies Association (ASA) invites fellows in networks and programs supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY) to submit paper proposals to participate in the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting of the association. The 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting will feature six panels that will highlight the research […]

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 […]

Call for Applicants

DFID-World Bank-UNHCR “Building the Evidence on Protracted Forced Displacement: A Multi-Stakeholder Partnership” – YOUNG FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM – Up to 10 Fellowships, July 2020-June 2021 Deadline for applications: March 6th, 2020. Note: File updated on February 21st with the revised application link. To download the PDF version Background In 2016, the UK Department for International Development […]

Job Vacancy: National Research Coordinator- Kenya

Job Title: National Research Coordinator Place of work: Nairobi, Kenya Pay: KSH 1,760,540 – 2,248,650 per year Reports to: CEO, KEWASNET / Accountability for Water – Programme Management Team Travel: Frequent periods of travel in Kenya with occasional regional and global travel Term: 2 years, extension subject to performance and funding Closing date: 12 noon EAT, 21st February 2020 […]

Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) Fellowships

Royal Society has opened a call for Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) Fellowships, in partnership with GCRF and African Academy of Sciences (AAS). The objectives of this scheme are to: Support talented early career researchers to establish an independent research career in African institutions. Enable high-quality research that addresses the global development challenges faced […]

Qualitative Data Analysis with NVivo Training Workshop

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is organizing a 3-day hands-on Qualitative Data Analysis with NVivo Training Workshop to be held at APHRC Campus, Nairobi May 20 – 22, 2019   This course equips you with practical skill and experience to analyze qualitative data using NVivo software and a demonstration of how to make […]

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.  […]

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 […]