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Re: mentorship request

  By: Andy Nobes on Feb. 1, 2019, 4:32 p.m.

Dear Portia,

We have a number of mentors with knowledge of engineering on the AuthorAID website who can offer mentoring.

I did this search for you:

https://www.authoraid.info/en/mentoring/search/?selected_facets=subjects_facet%3AEngineeri...

Re: Identifying Predator Journals

  By: Andy Nobes on Jan. 30, 2019, 3:40 p.m.

Dear Girum,

Thanks for your question. We are often asked about whether researchers should publish in certain journals that might be predatory. However, we are not often asked if you should cite or quote papers that are published in suspicious j...

MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2019

  By: Andy Nobes on Jan. 24, 2019, 4:03 p.m.

The UK Medical Research Council and the UK Department for International Development announce a further call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader awards.

This MRC/DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leader...

SKILLS: Post about reading skills - sharing hints and tips etc.

  By: Andy Nobes on Jan. 23, 2019, 11:45 a.m.

this is where we might post some resources about specific skills and exercises

REVIEWS: The impact and cost-effectiveness of combined HIV prevention scenarios among transgender women sex-workers in Lima, Peru: a mathematical modelling study

  By: Andy Nobes on Jan. 23, 2019, 11:44 a.m.

This week's paper is "The impact and cost-effectiveness of combined HIV prevention scenarios among transgender women sex-workers in Lima, Peru: a mathematical modelling study"

Please read the article here:

https://www.thelancet...

GSEP (Canada) - Scholarships for students in developing countries

  By: Andy Nobes on Jan. 23, 2019, 10:14 a.m.

Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership (Canada)

Who’s eligible? 

To be eligible for this scholarship, prospective applicants must:

  • Undertake master’s-level studies in sustainable energy development. Eligible applic...

DISCUSSION: A MOOC approach for training researchers in developing countries

  By: Andy Nobes on Jan. 22, 2019, 4:25 p.m.

Discussion about the paper:

what did you think about x?

related papers?

How do I x?

Sharing tips on reading, writing, searching for papers

REVIEWS: A MOOC approach for training researchers in developing countries

  By: Andy Nobes on Jan. 22, 2019, 4:24 p.m.

This is the subject of week 1 - please post your reviews below

Deadline: tomorrow

https://openpraxis.org/index.php/OpenPraxis/article/view/476

Abstract

We report on an online course in research writing offered in a massive open onlin...

Nominations open - the Royal Society Africa Prize

  By: Andy Nobes on Jan. 9, 2019, 10:32 a.m.

The Royal Society Africa Prize is to recognise research scientists based in Africa who are making an innovative contribution to the biological sciences, including basic medical science, which contributes significantly to capacity building in Afric...

Call for Applications: African Peacebuilding Network Grants

  By: Andy Nobes on Dec. 20, 2018, 9:49 a.m.

Call for Applications: African Peacebuilding Network Grants

Individual research grants and book manuscript grants.

Please see the attachment for more details, or visit https://www.ssrc.org/programs/view/apn/

Best wishes

Andy

300 Fully Funded Swedish Institute Scholarships 2019

  By: Andy Nobes on Dec. 9, 2018, 10:27 a.m.

300 Fully Funded Swedish Institute Scholarships 2019

The Swedish Institute is offering 300 fully funded masters degree scholarships for international students, academic year 2019. The scholarship will cover; Full tuition fees, Monthly living al...

Research funding calls and grants on Sida website

  By: Andy Nobes on Dec. 7, 2018, 12:09 p.m.

Hi everyone,

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) maintain a list of research calls and grants from their cooperation partners. You can find the list here:

https://www.sida.se/English/partners/our-partners/research...

test email 1, 2, 3

  By: Andy Nobes on Nov. 30, 2018, 3:15 p.m.

testing email subscription

Journal club members - introduce yourself!

  By: Andy Nobes on Nov. 30, 2018, 12:15 p.m.

Introduce yourself below. Say:

Your name:

Your institution/organisation:

Your research interest:

What you hope to get out of this journal club and what you will contrinute: