Latest AREF News

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 […]


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 […]

AREF & Africa on the Square

October 2018

Africa Research Excellence Fund’s staff and volunteers joined the celebrations and festivities on Saturday 27 October supported by the Major […]

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 […]

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 […]