A two-day meeting of ARUA Deputy Vice Chancellors has been held at Makerere University. The meeting took place on 4-5 September 2019, and was opened by the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, who welcomed the participants and exhorted them to appreciate the values and goals of the network.Continue reading “ARUA Deputy Vice Chancellors (Research) Meet at Makerere University”
More than 120 researchers and research managers from 15 ARUA universities and 8 N8 universities gathered at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research of the University of Ghana on 9-10 May 2018 to consider ways of working together.Continue reading “ARUA Meets with N8 Universities to Plan Collaboration”
In under a week (May 8th), academics from ARUA and a number of British universities will meet to discuss closer research ties. In this podcast, Professor Stuart Taberner, Dean for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Leeds, discusses the aims of the meeting – to identify research projects that tackle the big issues facing the world: climate change, food security, disease, rebuilding post-conflict societies etc. Successful projects could secure funding from the UK Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).
To find out more about the GCRF and the University of Leeds involvement with GCRF follow this link: https://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4404/tackling_the_worlds_big_problems
The ARUA VCs met between 24 and 26 April 2019 in Kigali, Rwanda. The meeting was hosted by Prof Phil Cotton on behalf of the University of Rwanda.Continue reading “ARUA Board Meeting”
In just under two weeks, academics from ARUA and eight British universities will meet in Ghana with the aim of forging a new chapter in research collaboration.
Researchers will be looking to form partnerships to investigate the big problems facing the world: climate change, water conservation, disease, sustainable food production, the rebuilding of post-conflict societies – to name just a few.Continue reading “Researchers with their sights on tackling the world’s biggest problems”
Setting the Research Agenda For:
- Urbanization and Habitable Cities in Africa; &
- Unemployment and Skills Development in Africa
Thursday, September 6th and Friday September 7th, 2018.
- To bring together ARUA institutions across the thematic areas to improve research collaboration
- To identify common challenges across ARUA Universities and foster innovative and solution focused research
- To determine a common research agenda for each thematic area
- To chart a common pathway for promoting research capacities and implementation of research agenda
For Doctoral Candidates and Supervisors
Early-Bird Applications Open
2 – 13 July 2018, Preparatory Session: 28 – 30 June 2018
The ADA’s bi-annual, two-week long Doctoral Schools take place every year in Summer (January) and Winter (June-July) and aim to offer high impact research and methodology training for prospective and current PhD candidates, their supervisors and researchers from a variety of fields. The African Doctoral Academy (ADA) Winter School takes place this year from 2 – 13 July 2018.
Post-doctoral fellowships on Mobility & sociality in Africa’s emerging urban: Download PDF document for more information