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Call for Nominations AAS Fellowship AAS recognises scientific excellence by electing to its membership outstanding African Scientists who have made significant contributions to the advancement of science. If you are interested in becoming a Fellow of the AAS approach an AAS Fellow or Associate Fellow to nominate you. Find out more.
Overcoming impediments to HIV prevention The USAID-funded Microbicide R&D to Advance HIV Prevention Technologies through Responsive Innovation and Excellence (MATRIX) project is inviting applications to support the development of solutions to specific challenges facing the field of HIV prevention. Investigators and institutions from Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, United States (US), European Union (EU), or United Kingdom (UK), are invited to apply. Proposed applicants will be composed of self-assembled groups of researchers to address challenges using mechanisms described in the RFA. Find out more. Applications close on 01 June 2023.
The Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants The Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants are annual awards of USD150,000, which support early-career investigators who are working to significantly advance human immunology and vaccine and immunotherapy research for major global diseases. The 2023 Michelson Prizes will be looking for research aimed at tackling the current roadblocks that exist in human vaccine development and expanding limited understanding of key immune processes that are fundamental to successful vaccine and immunotherapy discovery. Find out more. Applications close on 11 June 2023.
Researcher Development and Travel Grant The Royal Society of Chemistry has grants for PhD students and early career scientists wishing to undertake an activity that supports their research career. The grants cover a broad range of activities and initiatives, both virtual or in-person, including presenting work at conferences, developing new skills by attending training courses or developing networks by organising a scientific meeting. Applications must be submitted 2 months prior to the start of the activity. Find out more. Applications must be submitted two months prior to the start of the activity.
Development studies degree The MSc in Development Studies is a one-year (two years, part-time) online programme offered by the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES). It is offered from the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies, which is listed among the top 1.5% of the over 25,000 recognized universities worldwide, according to the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. For more information on the programme, click here.
Call for papers – health disparities Scientific Reports’ health equity focused collection – Health Disparities – is currently accepting original research submissions. The collection welcomes epidemiology studies, systematic reviews, interventional and clinical studies addressing topics of health disparities including studies on health disparities itself. It is also accepting papers focused on primary research on health inequity and bias including disparities accentuated by gender, race and ethnicity, and health in LMICs. Find out more. The deadline for submissions is 10 July 2023.
Dr Anthony Orji is a Ph.D holder in Economics and a lecturer at the Department of Economics, University of Nigeria Nsukka.
He obtained his B.Sc, Msc and Ph.D Degrees from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Local Economic Development (SLED) from Erasmus University, Rotterdam Netherlands.