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Hot Topics: (i) Empowering women at work; (ii) Breeding better Beans; (iii) Being sage with salt

Empowering African women at work Professor Prem Ramburuth (UNSW), during an AAUN forum session on teamwork, innovation and communication on September 2, shared progress of her research into the empowerment of women in the workforce in Africa. Catalytic funding from AAUN in 2018 enabled researchers from Australia, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda to gather significant data to stimulate discussion

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‘When it comes to innovation, we’ve got to learn from each other’

There is a clear and pressing urgency for Africa to build its scientific capacity, Dr Melody Mentz-Coetzee (UP) said in an AAUN forum session on teamwork, innovation and communication on September 2. Dr Mentz-Coetzee also cited a recent report by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) that identified the significant role networks like AAUN played in initiating and carrying the

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AAUN Annual Australia Forum and AGM 2019

The Australia Africa Universities Network (AAUN) Annual Forum and AGM 2019 will be held on Monday 2 September at the University Club of Western Australia in Perth, Australia. The Forum topic for this year is “Strengthening Australia Africa University Relationships”. The AAUN Forum is a part of Australia Africa Week 2019, and is partners with the Africa Australia Research Forum (AARF) and

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