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KNUST Research Excellence Awards 2023

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Research and education internet networks on rise in Africa

Nine African countries have successfully established a sustainable National Research and Education Network promoting internet access to global educational resources and facilitating interaction at

Ideas Matter Research Fellowships for West African Scholars

The West African Research Association and The MasterCard Foundation have announced the recipients of the Ideas Matter Fellowship Program, a new fellowship which supports the research of young acade

Traditional Herbal Practitioners trained on Ghana’s herbal pharmacopoeia

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR)-Technical Development and Transfer Centre, has organised a training programme on the Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (GHP), for Traditional He

African Resilience Collaborative (ARC) to launch Ghana Business Alliance for Climate Leadership

Dr Bob Offei Manteaw, Head of Strategy and Senior Research Collaborator of the Africa Resilience Collaborative (ARC), has said the Ghana Business Alliance for Climate Leadership (GBACL) would be la

PIERS to further excellence in research and scholarship

A set of initiatives, collectively now referred to as PIERS, The Provost’s Initiatives to Enhance Research and Scholarship, will build off of existing practices and identify new approaches aimed at

KNUST receives $1 million grant to produce Palm Weevil Larvae on large scale

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is embarking on a fight against protein deficiency in Ghana by using Palm  Weevil Larvae, locally known as ‘Akorkono’.

Ghanaian researcher wins first Al-Kharafi Prize

A Ghanaian Chemist, Marian Nkansah has won the first Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize that distinguishes extraordinary women scientists from scientifically and technically lagging countries.

Africa NCD Open Lab call for proposals

GSK Africa Open Lab call for proposals

GSK is pleased to announce a call for research proposals from outstanding African scientists based in research institutions or universities in Camer

GlaxoSmithKline Calls For Research Into Communicable Diseases

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced the third call for proposals of research into non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) in Ghana and the sub-Saharan Africa.

Funding hike for humanities, social sciences research

After years of concentrating research funding on science and technology, Singapore last week announced a major rise in funding for social science and humanities research worth SG$350 million (US$25