The Motsepe Presidential Research Accelerator Fund for Africa application is now open to support faculty-led science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research across Harvard’s Schools, exploring questions of crucial importance to the region. This award will significantly enhance Harvard’s contributions to the continent, strengthen the University’s relationship with Africa, and advance groundbreaking research on key issues impacting the continent.
Deadline to apply: October 29, 2021
The Harvard Center for African Studies supported a new series of studies by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and colleagues from the Africa Research, Implementation Science and Education (ARISE) Network on COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Throughout a recent Africa-Asia roundtable convened by Harvard University’s Center for African Studies on the topic of Pandemics: Surveillance, Preparedness, and Response, global collaboration by scientists resulted in the record production of multiple vaccines effective against the virus and it is imperative that countries collaborate to address this global threat was highlighted.
Statement of Support and Solidarity with the University of Cape Town and Residents of Cape Town, South Africa
We would like to express our deepest sympathy for the loss endured by the University of Cape Town (UCT) and residents of Cape Town, South Africa due to devastating fires beginning on Sunday, April 18, 2021.