New fellowship program will bring African scientists to train at NIH

By Shana Potash A new NIH fellowship program aims to prepare future generations of African researchers while establishing ongoing scientific partnerships between NIH labs and African investigators and institutions. The African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI) is a collaboration of the NIH, the African Academy of Sciences and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Fogarty is managing the …

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MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2019

Status: Open Open date: 17 Jan 2019 Closing date: 9 Apr 2019 16:00 GMT+1 Type: Grants, Researcher-led The UK Medical Research Council and the UK Department for International Development announce a further call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader awards. This MRC/DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by attracting and …

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ARPPIS-DAAD PhD scholarships for study at icipe

Three-Year Doctoral Training in Insect and Related Sciences for Development Deadline for applications: 11th February 2019 The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Kenya, in partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD1) In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Programme and African university partners, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for PhD scholarships in the African Regional Postgraduate Programme …

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PhD Fellowship in modelling the spread and control of African swine fever

Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD Fellowship in modelling the spread and control of African swine fever to start on 1 April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is limited to three years.  Information about the Department can be …

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