The 1-day Consultative Meeting on ARUA Centres of Excellence will take place on 30th January 2018 at the Wits Club, University of the Witwatersrand, Braamfontein. The meeting will bring together 13 Vice Chancellors of ARUA member universities, Heads of the Centres of Excellence and a number of potential funding agencies. They will discuss the focus of each centre and explore ways in which they can be funded.
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The 2017 UNU-WIDER Development Conference took place on 5-6 April 2017 at the ISSER Conference Centre of University of Ghana. The conference, which was jointly organised with the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), was under the theme of “Migration and Mobility – New Frontiers for Research and Policy”. His Excellency Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, and Her Excellency Ms Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury, Ambassador of Finland in Accra, formally opened it. The two-day conference had two keynote speakers, three plenary sessions, and over twenty parallel and poster presentation sessions. Continue reading “The UNU-WIDER Development Conference”
A two-day inception meeting of the Mellon project coordinators from four universities has taken place at the African Centre for Migration & Society at University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. It took place on 11-12 July 2017. Continue reading “Mellon Project Inception Workshop takes place at WITS”
19 Jul 2017
The WIDER Development Conference on migration and mobility, jointly organized with the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), will take place on 5-6 October 2017 in Accra, Ghana.
Inaugural conference identifies collaboration themes, strengthens pan-African networks
5 Apr 2017
Climate change, political instability, inequality, migration and the burden of disease are some of the major challenges confronting humanity today, and they require concomitant collaboration across ideological, geographical and scientific borders, so that holistic, lasting solutions can be developed to benefit society. Continue reading “RESEARCH IN AFRICA RISING”
9 Feb 2017
Dates: 3-4 April 2017
Venue: Conference Facility, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
The conference is intended to introduce this new network of African Research Universities to the global community of research stakeholders, including African governments and international development agencies. It will showcase research being undertaken in ARUA member universities. Presentations will cover all the 13 thematic areas that ARUA is currently interested in, and will be done in both plenary and parallel sessions. Continue reading “ARUA’s International Launch Conference: “Research in Africa Rising””
African Centre of Excellence for Inequalities Research
The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) has launched the first of 13 Centres of Excellence (CoE) at an event held at the University of Cape Town. The launch workshop for the African Centre of Excellence for Inequalities Research (ACEIR) took place at the UCT School of Economics on 10-11 May, 2018. Continue reading “ARUA Launches First Centre of Excellence”