Another association which underpins the exploration of youthful scholastics in the area concentrating on ladies, innovation and business enterprise
The West African Research Association and The MasterCard Foundation are satisfied to declare the beneficiaries of the Ideas Matter Fellowship Program, another partnership which underpins the exploration of youthful scholastics in the area concentrating on ladies, innovation and business. The USD$4,000 stipends will permit beneficiaries to fathom the absolutely most trenchant wellbeing and monetary difficulties confronting Africa today.
In this inaugural competition, the Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowship program got 63 applications from graduate understudies speaking to 10 West African nations and fields as diverse as science, agronomy, political science, medication, general wellbeing, science and drug store. While just 17 of the 63 candidates were ladies, the three applications which rose to the top were altogether presented by young ladies – bearing witness to the developing part of ladies in science and innovation. The three competitors chosen from this rich trove of uses are:
Akomoun Blandine Kapko (Benin), Université d’Abomey-Calavi, will build up a stock of plants utilized as a part of the conventional treatment of typhoid fever, additionally attempting to distinguish and seclude their dynamic properties.
Osemudiamen Anao (Nigeria), University of Benin, will investigate the wellbeing impacts of a dangerous regular part of e-waste fit for going about as an endocrine disruptor, cancer-causing agent and neuro-advancement toxicant.
Gloria Tetteh-Kubi (Ghana), University of Cape Coast, will examine measures gone for diminishing far reaching pesticide use in cowpea development, adding to neediness decrease, nourishment security and biodiversity preservation.
The Ideas Matter Fellowship Program reflects WARA and The MasterCard Foundation’s dedication to expanding open doors for developing West African researchers who are changing thoughts into dynamic answers for the difficulties confronting the locale and the world on the loose.
Applications or the Pre-Doctoral, Post-Doctoral, Library and Residency associations are accessible online here:
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of the (WARA) Ideas Matter Research Fellowships 2017