Latest AREF News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]