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 […]

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