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CODESRIA
  • 19.02.2018
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Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI) 2018

MRI focuses on supporting research that contributes to agendas for imagining, planning and creating African futures.
Samata Renders for Nature
  • 08.02.2018
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Decolonization could reshape South African science

A generation of black scientists that straddles pre- and post-apartheid South Africa will soon be leading the country’s research institutions.
WHO Report - antibiotic resistance
  • 30.01.2018
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High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows

WHO’s new Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System (GLASS) reveals widespread occurrence of antibiotic resistance among 500 000 people with suspected bacterial infections across 22 countries.
ISJPP
  • 30.01.2018
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Call: Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme

The SNSF and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India have issued a call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs).
TWAS
  • 26.01.2018
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TWAS Prizes

Each year the Academy awards nine prizes of USD 15,000 each to individual scientists who have been working and living in a developing country for at least 10 years.
TWAS
  • 26.01.2018
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TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme

Postdoctoral researchers from sub-Saharan Africa can apply to go on a three-month ‘Cooperation Visit’ to an institute in Germany.
The Climate Justice Cooperation Nexus
  • 23.01.2018
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Climate Action and Human Wellbeing at a Crossroads: Historical Transformation or Backlash?

The Climate – Justice – Cooperation Nexus: 10 Cornerstones of the Great Transformation towards Sustainability
World Views Nature
  • 18.01.2018
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Showcase scientists from the global south

The contributions of researchers in the developing world must be sought and recognized. Researchers in the global south take part in cutting-edge research, yet their names usually fall under the shadows of scientists from the West.
  • 10.01.2018
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Call for Mobility Grants with South Asia and Iran

ZHAW launches this call for mobility grants with Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

KFPE Newsletter, January 2018

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