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TWAS-ROSSA News
Mar 13 2017

Press Release: TWAS, partners to meet on refugee scientists

An untold number of researchers, engineers and doctors are among the millions displaced by recent conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa. A workshop co-organised by TWAS will explore the lives of refugee scientists – and the expertise they bring to their new countries. They are climate scientists and…
Jan 25 2017

TWAS-ROSSA Announced Winner of the Regional Young Scientists' Prize

The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office of sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) announced the winner of its annual Regional Young Scientists’ award. Ms Alice Wamundiya, a Rwandan national based at the University of the Witwatersrand is the recipient of this prestigious prize. She is awarded the 2016 TWAS-ROSSA Regional Young Scientists’…
Dec 1 2016

27th TWAS General Meeting Highlights for sub-Saharan Africa

The 27th General Meeting of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) was held in Kigali, Rwanda in November 2016. The meeting was well attended by Fellows, TWAS Young Affiliates and representatives of Regional Offices. It also created a platform to award, recognise and celebrate outstanding scientists/researchers who are excelling in…
Oct 20 2016

3rd TWAS-ROSSA Newsletter out

Download a copy of the TWAS-ROSSA newsletter and disseminate further to your relevant stakeholders. The regional office also invite members, affiliates, research institutions and scientists to contribute news articles for the newsletter to help create awareness, celebrate and promote scientific achievements & innovations that are contributing to solve many societal…
Aug 22 2016

Media Release: TWAS-ROSSA Young Scientists’ Conference 2016

 The 2016 Regional Young Scientists’ Conference will be held in Nigeria this week. The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office in sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) has partnered with the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) and the Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) to host the 2016 Regional Young Scientists’ Conference (RYSC). The conference…
Aug 15 2016

African Scientific Cooperation and Partnership Strengthened

Future African-wide scientific cooperation and partnership were strengthened when science organisations met with the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) last week to introduce their activities and elaborate on their individual roles in shaping informed science advice for evidence based policy making on the continent. The PAP is an organ of the African…
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