Press Release

Press Release: African Science Leadership Programme 2016

Twenty-two outstanding scientists from all major regions within Africa will participate in the second round of the Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP). The scientists represent basic and applied sciences, and span a wide variety of disciplines including the social sciences and humanities.

The program starts on 11 April with a week-long workshop on ‘Leading a new paradigm for African Science’. The fellows will dive deeply into topics such as collective leadership and science communication. Leaders in academia and research, science communication, and leadership theory and practice will join the fellows for interactive sessions. The workshop will be followed by a year of application and mentorship, with a follow-up workshop planned for April 2017.

To read more about the upcoming workshop, please see the following document:

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