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Dr Sylvia Meek Faculty of Tropical Medicine Scholarship for Entomology in Nigeria & South Africa

Application Deadline:

Nigeria: Sunday 27th August 2017.
South Africa: 17:00 (Johannesburg time; GMT+2) Friday 29 September 2017.

Malaria Consortium is proud to announce its partnership with University of Nigeria, Nsukka, to continue Dr Sylvia Meek’s legacy through the Dr Sylvia Meek Scholarship for Entomology.

The Scholarship for Entomology has been set up in the memory of Dr Sylvia Meek, Malaria Consortium’s Global Technical Director whose untimely passing away in 2016 has left a big void in the fight against infectious diseases, and malaria in particular.

Andrew K. Burroughs Short-Term Training Fellowship 2017/18

Would you like to be the next EASL fellowship awardee? Send your application and tell the European Association for the Study of the Liver about your research project! European Association for the Study of the Liver offers two periods of Short-term Fellowship applications each year: January 15 – March 15 & July 15 – September 15.

The Short-Term Fellowship programme is directed at postgraduate investigators (both basic and clinical investigators) who intend to spend a limited amount of time (usually 3-6 months) at a foreign institution to accomplish a very focused research project, to learn an experimental procedure or methodology, or to get in-depth knowledge about a sophisticated, clinical diagnostic procedure not available at the Home Institution. The Fellowship lasts up to a maximum of 6 months, at the discretion of the reviewing committee, and is non-renewable.

African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age

Applications are open for 2017 African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age taking place 15-16 November in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco. The program aims to develop the leadership and digital skills of the youth and equip them with the necessary knowledge, tools and know-how to design marketable products and services and, therefore, create sustainable enterprises and generate employment.

The African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age is structured to include the following: Exhibition and Knowledge Fair, CESA-ICT in Education Cluster Meeting, Ministerial Forum and Side Events. Interested participants are invites to submit proposals for presentation at the Forum, which will bring together senior policymakers, government administration senior officials, development partners, private sector, representatives of African youth, young entrepreneurs, civil society and experts to showcase, share and discuss comprehensive and innovative TVSD/TVET models and programmes.