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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…
May 17 2016

Young Scientists’ Conference on Women Empowerment held

TWAS-ROSSA partnered with the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), the Department of Science and Technology (DST), the South African National Research Foundation (NRF), the Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) South African National Chapter; GenderInSITE and the South African Young Academy of Sciences (SAYAS)…
Apr 22 2016

BIOVISION Alexandria, 2016

The Regional Office selected eight young scientists to participate in the 2016 BioVision meeting in Alexandria, Egypt. The TWAS-ROSSA selected participants were Prof Philippe Sessou (Benin), Dr Jared Kibiwot Serem (Kenya), Ms Patricia Namukhosi Nabende (Kenya), Dr Amadou Hamadoun Dicko (Mali), Ms Zaahira Aumee-ruddy (Mauritius), Mr Ozede Nicholas Igiehon (Nigeria),…
Dec 18 2015

TWAS-ROSSA Prizes: Regional Young Scientist Prize and Regional Prize

The Regional Office disseminated two calls for nominations for the Regional Prize and the Regional Young Scientists’ Prize in 2015. Nominations for the two prizes were circulated to TWAS Fellows in sub-Saharan Africa to select their top candidate. The top ranked candidates’ application documents were forwarded to the Selection Committee…
Dec 18 2015

TWAS-ROSSA visible during Science Forum South Africa

TWAS-ROSSA participated in the Science Forum in December 2015. TWAS Executive Director, Prof Romain Murenzi, and the TWAS-ROSSA Regional Coordinator and Prof Roseanne Diab, Executive Officer of ASSAf both attended the forum. Besides taking part in the Science International meetings and press conference on big data, Prof Murenzi participated in…
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