Latest AREF News

RSTMH Small Grants 2020

March 2020

Small grants of up to £5,000 to enable early career researchers and global health professionals in the field of tropical […]

Epidemic Preparedness: COVID-19 funding call

March 2020

Wellcome is making a pledge of up to £10 million to accelerate research and support global efforts to tackle the […]

Professor Tumani Corrah awarded Honorary Knighthood

January 2020

Professor Tumani Corrah, Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) Director and founder, has been awarded an Honorary Knighthood for services to […]

AREF-Sponsored Scholarships are available for an Introductory Course in Epidemiology & Medical Statistics (The Gambia)

July 2019

AREF-sponsored scholarships are available for an Introductory Course in Epidemiology & Medical Statistics (The Gambia) Applications are open to clinicians […]

EDCTP-AREF AWARDS – 1st Call

July 2019

The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) and European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) are delighted to announce the […]

EDCPT-AREF Preparatory Fellowships

November 2018

AREF and the EDCTP are jointly calling for applications from emerging African health researchers for Preparatory Fellowships. The fellowships provide […]

Developing the next cohort of African scientists with the Excell Programme

July 2018

The Excell Researcher and Leadership Development programme kicked off with the official launch event and the first experiential workshop in […]

Dr Kingsley Badu from Ghana has succeeded in being awarded the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) Fellowship

June 2018

The Africa Research Excellence Fund are proud to announce that a participant from the first cohort of the AREF Research […]

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene small grants programme – deadline extended to Monday 9 April until 12:00 GMT.

April 2018

Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO “This annual programme provides seed funds of up to £5,000 to early career researchers and professionals […]

AREF Research Development Fellowships 2017

March 2018

The Africa Research Excellence Fund has now CLOSED its third call for applications for AREF’s transformative Research Development Fellowships.  The Programme […]