The Women in Africa foundation, true to its mission of contributing to the development of Africa through its women, is launching the second edition of the SCIENCE BY WOMEN programme with the aim of promoting African women’s leadership in scientific research and technology transfer and to foster the capacity of the research centres in their home countries. The main goal is to enable African women researchers and scientists to tackle the great challenges faced by Africa through research in health, agriculture and food security, water, energy and climate change, which can be transferred into products and technologies having impact on people’s lives.
This year’s programme will fund 7 sabbatical fellowships for senior African women researchers to enjoy stays at 7 selected institutes located in Spain. One of these 7 fellowships will be hosted by the The Institute of Photonic Sciences [ICFO].
Suitable backgrounds of the women African researchers include Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Engineering.
Details of the call and further information can be found at: http://www.mujeresporafrica.es/senior-research-fellowships-2016/index.html
The deadline for submissions is 20 July 2016.