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AAUN researchers work for consistent pipeline of talent for African academia

Researcher Profile: Dr Mignonne Breier (UCT) and Dr Lorraine Towers (University of Sydney): working for a step-change in higher education to ensure a consistent pipeline of talent for African academia Many African countries are increasing their intake of doctoral students, but do not have enough academics with PhDs to supervise them. The continent needs a step-change in higher education to

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AAUN Africa Forum 2017: Summary Report

Photo: Dr Aldo Stroebel, NRF, SA; Prof Cheryl de la Rey, VC and co-chair, University of Pretoria, SA; Prof John Hearn, co-chair, University of Sydney, Australia; Christian Acemah, Ugandan National Academy of Sciences, Uganda; Prof Frans Swanepoel, University of Pretoria, SA and Dr Thandi Mgwebi, DVC, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa On 3 December 2017, AAUN brought together 55

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Outcomes of Partnership & Research Development Fund (PRDF) 2016

PARTNERSHIP & RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT FUND (PRDF) The outcomes of the 2016/17 Partnership & Research Development Fund (PRDF) have been announced. The Partnership & Research Development Fund (PRDF) offers grants of an average of $10,000 AUD to foster partnership within the network and support planning workshops and research collaborations that address distinct mutual challenges. It provides one year of catalytic seed

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