Latest AREF News

Congratulations to AREF beneficiary Muhammed Afolabi on the award of a hugely deserved UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship

September 2019

Many African children suffer from debilitating worm infections.  They are are also exposed every year to deadly malaria.  With his […]

Tumani Corrah appointed advisor to WHO Afro Region

September 2019

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Director of WHO Afro Region, appoints Professor Tumani Corrah, AREF Director, to serve as a Member of […]

New award launched for African scientists

October 2018

AREF has warmly welcomed the launch of a prestigious new award that recognises the research achievements and future potential of […]

Better targeted TB treatments: major award for emerging health research leader

October 2018

One of the Africa Research Excellence Fund’s first participants in its Research Development Fellowship Programme has won a major research […]

Working life: Dr Oluwafemi Akande

September 2018

Dr Oluwafemi Akande, a Postdoc Fellow of the Africa Research Excellence Fund, began his career in a field far removed […]

Boost for African Science

August 2018

Featured in The Voice on the 9th August

Developing health research leaders for the next generation

August 2018

THE AFRICA Research Excellence Fund (AREF) was founded to grow leaders of health research for Africa in Africa. AREF is […]

Warning: suspicious e-mail

April 2018

We have been made aware that emails, falsely claiming to be from the Medical Research Foundation, are again being sent […]

Africa Research Excellence Fund Fellows Nominated for the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

March 2018

The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) vision is to grow a cohort of African health researchers who lead and partner […]

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 […]