Latest AREF News

Recruiting a Science Manager to strengthen health research capacity in Africa for Africa

December 2018

The AREF Science Manager is a new post created to help us consolidate our existing research capacity building programmes and […]

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 […]

AREF Call for African research institutions to participate in the Excell Programme

December 2017

African research institutions committed to developing research talent to the highest level are invited to respond to the call launched […]

ROBERT BOSCH STIFTUNG supports new innovative programme with Africa Research Excellence Fund

November 2017

The Robert Bosch Stiftung (RBS) and the Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) are proud to announce Excell – a 2-year […]

The VITOL Foundation partners with AREF to strengthen research ownership and capacity in Africa

November 2017

Vitol Foundation and the Africa Research Excellence Fund are proud to announce a 3 year partnership that sees the Vitol […]

AREF partners with the Universities of Siena and Incheon

August 2017

Successful African applicants who are accepted onto the Masters in Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Clinical Development programme will be eligible to […]