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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 […]

Head of Operations

February 2018

Join our team to advance medical research, improve human health and change lives. The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) is […]

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February 2018

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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 […]