Archive | News

Call for proposals: Impact evaluation of the effectiveness of Ugandan land policy reform

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) is requesting research organisations or consortia to submit proposals for an impact evaluation of the effectiveness of the Ugandan Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 National Land Policy and associated reforms for curbing illegal land-related evictions and reducing land-related conflicts. Read Request for Proposals The deadline for […]

Continue Reading

Register for the first conference of the West Africa Capacity-building and Impact Evaluation (WACIE) Program (28-29 January 2019)

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) and the Government of Benin, in collaboration with other partners, are organizing a two-day conference to present the West Africa Capacity-building and Impact Evaluation (WACIE) Program activities, and share findings from a scoping study on evaluation capacity and opportunities in the region. The conference is a collaborative effort to […]

Continue Reading

Application announcement: 2019-2020 Policy Communication Fellowship

Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) are now accepting applications for their 2019-2020 Policy Communication Fellows Program. The program is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It is open to individuals from developing countries currently enrolled in academic institutions pursuing doctoral programs and who are between their 3rd and 5th […]

Continue Reading

Call for 2019 applications: African postdoc researchers for all disciplines

The AfOx Visiting Fellows Program is designed to enhance academic mobility and network building. The program supports African scholars and researchers working in any discipline to spend periods of flexible time in Oxford, for example as sabbatical leave for utilising library or other university facilities or undertaking or planning collaborative research with Oxford based colleagues. […]

Continue Reading

Cochrane Nigeria media roundtable

Since 2012, Cochrane Nigeria  has been holding sessions with media practitioners tagged media roundtable. The purpose of the roundtable is to engage the media on important public health problems affecting Nigerians. On October 28th, 2018, we held another media roundtable that focused on mental health. The specific topic for discussion was post traumatic stress disorder […]

Continue Reading

Call for Expressions of Interest to the Crick African Network’s African Career Accelerator Awards

Fellowships are for a duration of up to two years, and may include personal salary/stipend, visa costs and research expenses to implement the research. The Fellowships will be undertaken in not less than two locations: The Francis Crick Institute (‘the Crick’, UK) and at one of the five African partner institutions: The University of Ghana (Ghana), […]

Continue Reading

Call for expressions of interest to join the GESI Network in low & middle-income countries

This call is an invitation to submit an Expression of Interest to join the GESI Network of Centers for Evidence Synthesis. Background Evidence synthesis is a research method that systematically and transparently identifies and combines all the available and relevant evidence on a specific topic or question, and draws out conclusions that are either generalizable […]

Continue Reading

CEBHA+ Doctoral Scholarship: Call for applications

The Collaboration for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Public Health in Africa (CEBHA+), invites doctoral students to apply for a 3-year scholarship. Sub-Saharan Africa is affected by a substantial burden of disease, with premature deaths due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and unintentional injuries being on the rise. There is thus a substantial need to develop and implement […]

Continue Reading