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PhD studentship: Emerging Sources and Pathways for Leptospirosis

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Operational research funding with stipend is available from the New Zealand Health Research Council for a PhD studentship based at the School of Veterinary Science, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand commencing 3 September 2018. This fulltime, three year studentship is a unique opportunity to work with a globally important zoonotic disease in a high quality training environment with multidisciplinary supervisors and advisors. You will develop or extend your skills in epidemiology, micro- and molecular biology, social science and data […]

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The African Academy of Sciences and partners invest in drug discovery in Africa

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The African Academy of Sciences (AAS), University of Cape Town (UCT) Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3D), Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have committed funding for the discovery of new drugs for diseases endemic to Africa over the next two years.

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Open Calls SARECO – Swiss-African Research Cooperation

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Research areas Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), using methodologies developed within the domains of Climate Change, Global and Environmental Health, Migration, Nanosciences and the Social Sciences have been designated as main areas of joint research action. Multidisciplinary approaches are encouraged. Deadline for submission: 10th June 2018 Communication of funding decision: 10th August 2018 Earliest start of the project: 11th August 2018

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CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTERESTS The 2018/2019 Projects of the QIAO Plan

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The QIAO Plan aims to identify demand-driven projects that enhances the capacity of developing countries to address climate change and to promote nature conservation. It aspires to provide a catalytic financial grant amount of 13.5 million USD for the next five years to support five small-scale and large-scale multi-year climate adaptation and mitigation projects annually in developing countries and regions, particularly the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and the Small Island Developing States (SIDSs), with the aim to strengthen long-term strategies […]

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Epidemic Preparedness: Social Science Research Protocols

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This scheme supports social science researchers who want to develop new standardised ways to conduct research for epidemic preparedness and response.  The scheme is a joint initiative between the UK Department for International Development(opens in a new tab) (DFID) and Wellcome. 

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Science and Language Mobility Scheme Africa

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The Science and Language Mobility Scheme Africa is a five-year programme that funds researchers from Anglo and Francophone Africa to undertake scientific research in language regions other than their own.  The programme seeks to build language skills and cultural capabilities of researchers as they undertake their projects, a strategy towards addressing one of the barriers to intra- Africa scientific collaboration.  

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Request for Proposals New Approaches to Characterize the Global Burden of Antimicrobial Resistance

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The African Academy of Sciences is launching a new Grand Challenge: New Approaches to Characterize the Global Burden of Antimicrobial Resistance. These grand challenge innovation grants will be issued and administered under the banner of Grand Challenges Africa (GC Africa), a program implemented in partnership with the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Agency (NEPAD) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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One Health & Food Safety Congress 2018

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The One Health & Food Safety Congress 2018 serves as a platform for dialogue between specialists from different backgrounds. We are currently seeking input from experts and researchers from various fields, such as: human medicine veterinary sciences agricultural sciences animal, plant and environmental sciences quality management politics public health  

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