Call for Experts to Support Emerging African Researchers

We are recruiting additional experts to join our College of Experts (CoE) to help review our Research Development Fellowship proposals and other applications. Read more

Welcoming our new Board of Trustees

Our new Board of Trustees includes experts in science and funding science in Africa, as well as governance, finance, fundraising and communications. Read more

AREF Fellow selected as Affiliate of The African Academy of Sciences

We are very proud to announce that Dr Nusirat Elelu, 2017 AREF Research Development Fellow, has been selected as an Affiliate of The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) from 2021-2025. Read more

Egon Zehnder and MRC partnership to support African Scientists

AREF is pleased to see the formation of a new partnership between Egon Zehnder and the Medical Research Council (MRC) which aims to support the growth and development of African scientists. Read more

Success of first online Grant Writing Workshop

We successfully delivered our first ever entirely virtual Grants Writing Workshop in December and January. Read more

AREF launches first Impact Report highlighting key achievements

Five years after AREF launched, we are delighted to announce the publication of our first Impact Report. Read more