ARUA and Future Africa at University of Pretoria (UP) have agreed to work together in developing joint programmes that assist Early Career Researchers from ARUA universities to have access to world class facilities and programmes as part of their training.
The Africa Strategic Research and Education Partnerships Fund aims to help kick-start new, innovative research and education collaborations that might not otherwise be pursued. The Fund promotes and supports early-stage collaboration among academics, researchers and students at Imperial, the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and/or members of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA).
The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) has participated in the launch of the Africa Initiative of the University of Toronto.
African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) and Universitas 21 (U21) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a network-to-network partnership for the purposes of supporting higher education through research collaboration, knowledge exchange and promoting mutual understanding between the two parties. The MoU is operational for three years in the first instance.
Prof. Ernest Aryeetey, Secretary-General of ARUA has been named among the Foundation Fellows of the International Science Council.
The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) has participated in a Strategy Meeting of the African Centre of Excellence for Inequality Research (ACEIR) The meeting, which is taking place in Akosombo, Ghana, will provide the opportunity for ACEIR to reflect on its first four years since inception, as well as provide ARUA with an opportunity to share its own medium and long-term plans with the Centre.
Africa’s future will be determined by the effort that the region makes in pursuit of Agenda 2063 of the African Union and how such effort is amplified in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The effort must be driven by the availability and application of new knowledge in the production of goods and services, as well as in the governance and management of societies. This is what the development and application of new technologies and innovation are all about.
Over 40 representatives from member universities of ARUA have participated in a 3-Day Capacity Building Workshop for Institutional Planning & Research Managers in Accra, as part of Phase 2 of a Carnegie Corporation of New York sponsored Benchmarking & Data-gathering project.
The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) has launched its Strategic Plan for the next five (5) years (i.e., from 2022 to 2027). The Plan, which was launched in Accra, took place at the end of a three (3) day Capacity Building Workshop for Institutional Planning & Research Managers of ARUA member universities.
Secretary-General of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), Prof. Ernest Aryeetey has advocated “a situation where global researchers will feel at home in Africa because they can do the same type of research that they would have done in Europe.”