A seminar by guest speaker Dr Tom Kariuki
In this seminar, Dr Kariuki explains AAS/AESA’s efforts to accelerate world-class research, foster innovation and promote scientific leadership on the continent and highlight grants opportunities, such as Grand Challenges Africa and the new researcher mobility funds.
Dr Tom Kariuki is the Director of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) at the African Academy of Sciences. AESA was established in 2015 by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) agency as an agenda setting and funding platform to address Africa’s health and development challenges. Dr Kariuki is also an honorary professor with LSTM.