SGCI Annual Regional Meeting 2018, Media Coveragehttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/SGCI-Annual-Regional-Meeting-2018-Media-Coverage.aspxSGCI Annual Regional Meeting 2018, Media Coverage2018-07-11 07:29:09 AM<p>​The Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI) hosted its Annual Regional Meeting (ARM) on 4-6 July 2018 in Accra, Ghana. Hosted by an SGCI participating council, Ghana’s Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), in collaboration with SGCI Collaborating Technical Agencies (CTA), the ATPS - African Technology Policy Studies Network and Scinnovent Centre, the meeting themed “research and innovation for job creation” saw the official launch of the Ghana Innovation and Research Commercialization Centre (GIRC). Several media houses were present at the meeting.<br></p>GP0|#a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc;L0|#0a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc|Annual Meetings;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c
DIES/CREST Online training course for Supervisors of Doctoral candidates at African universitieshttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/DIESCREST-Online-training-course-for-Supervisors-of-Doctoral-candidates-at-African-universities.aspxDIES/CREST Online training course for Supervisors of Doctoral candidates at African universities2018-07-05 06:39:25 AM<p>​The Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology (CREST) at Stellenbosch University and Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies Programme (DIES) has developed and is offering a fully online course targeting novice doctoral supervisors.<br></p>GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e
OWSD Early Career Women Scientists Fellowshipshttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/OWSD-Early-Career-Women-Scientists-Fellowships.aspxOWSD Early Career Women Scientists Fellowships2018-07-05 06:34:23 AM<p>​The Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is inviting applications for the Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) fellowship, a prestigious award of up to USD 50,000 offered to women who have completed their PhDs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and are employed at an academic or scientific research institute in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs).<br></p>GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e
Call for full proposal – public – private partnerships in research and innovation in Tourismhttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/partnerships-in-research-and-innovation-in-Tourism.aspxCall for full proposal – public – private partnerships in research and innovation in Tourism2018-07-02 12:40:58 PM<p>​The Public and Private Partnership Research and Innovation Grant, has been established with co-funding between the SGCI and FNI (Mozambique Science Granting Council) with the aim of supporting research projects in Tourism as one of the identified national priority areas of research.  The SGCI and FNI will, therefore, co-fund demand-led, collaborative research projects that address issues of relevance to the private sector focusing on Tourism.<br></p>GP0|#b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba;L0|#0b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba|Partnerships and private sector engagement;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4

 

 

Summary Report of the Annual Forum 2017 - 22-23 November 2017, Livingstone, Zambiahttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/Summary report from the 2017 SGCI Annual Forum.pdfGP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62Summary Report of the Annual Forum 2017 - 22-23 November 2017, Livingstone, ZambiaAfrican Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) and the Scinnovent Centre<p>​This  report  summarizes  the  key  issues  and  messages  from  the  2017  Annual  Forum  on  “Effective  public  – private partnerships  in  Research and Innovation” held  from  22  –  23 November, 2017 in Livingstone, Zambia. The  Forum  brought  together  about  120  people  from  25  countries,  including  Heads  of  Research  Councils(HoRCs), SGC Coordinators, Researchers, Policymakers, Private Sector actors and Civil Society representatives.</p>GP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62GP0|#523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0;L0|#0523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0|English;GTSet|#5c7f15a7-dcd4-4b83-9d63-5ad1425282c6https://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/Summary report from the 2017 SGCI Annual Forum.pdfGP0|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c;L0|#02fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c|ATPS;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab
Case Studies of the Political Economy of Science Granting Councils in Sub-Saharan Africahttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/PoliticalEconomy.pdfGP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62Case Studies of the Political Economy of Science Granting Councils in Sub-Saharan AfricaJoanna Chataway and Cosmas Ochieng<p>This report contributes to existing knowledge on the political-economic context within which African science granting councils exist.</p>GP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62GP0|#523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0;L0|#0523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0|English;GTSet|#5c7f15a7-dcd4-4b83-9d63-5ad1425282c6https://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/PoliticalEconomy.pdfGP0|#b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba;L0|#0b419a699-d4cb-4d83-8ed5-2fbf3a3662ba|Partnerships and private sector engagement;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#5cd65b2a-7cee-4bce-887f-7b43bf03d2d4;GP0|#39aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8;L0|#039aae3d7-fd0f-455d-8147-72359d2d76e8|Use of STI indicators;GPP|#c1c6ae87-b685-4471-9238-9803906e5edc;GP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e;GP0|#a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc;L0|#0a2c8e12d-e308-4650-ad2a-61486f8f1bbc|Annual Meetings;GPP|#2fed3f81-f709-42d3-90d3-7a9c689f324c
Building sustainable research management in science granting councils in sub-Saharan Africa: capacity building needs assessment surveyhttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource 2a.pdfGP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62Building sustainable research management in science granting councils in sub-Saharan Africa: capacity building needs assessment surveyCentre for Research on Evaluation, Science & Technology, Stellenbosch University, 2016<p>​The report provides the results of a needs assessment survey conducted to understand the needs and capacities of science granting councils in research management. The report is available in English, <a href="/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource%202b.PDF" target="_blank">French</a> and <a href="/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource%202c.PDF" target="_blank">Portuguese​</a>.<br></p>GP0|#03be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e;L0|#003be525c-b7ec-4130-9420-bb64be65ae2e|Report;GTSet|#05b0ce45-fffe-4b66-bd33-38d958b5ee62GP0|#523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0;L0|#0523eafba-c5db-435f-94f2-fd862a3812b0|English;GTSet|#5c7f15a7-dcd4-4b83-9d63-5ad1425282c6;GP0|#8b66547b-bb59-4a66-a328-028d68bf1807;L0|#08b66547b-bb59-4a66-a328-028d68bf1807|French;GP0|#7a7cfbc9-75d2-4816-9de4-26ba97ca2ec7;L0|#07a7cfbc9-75d2-4816-9de4-26ba97ca2ec7|Portuguesehttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/resources/Resources/Resource 2a.pdfGP0|#26b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7;L0|#026b9eea0-4bfd-4999-abd6-25140c902ad7|Research management;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab;GPP|#666c7fbc-bd85-4be1-9ec1-5ff4934ce56e

 

 

Theme 1: On-site training workshops - focused on Research Management and Grants Management practical aspectshttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=442018-07-16T00:00:00ZTheme 1: On-site training workshops - focused on Research Management and Grants Management practical aspects<p>​<span style="font-family:lato, "helvetica neue", roboto, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Training event, including practical simulatio</span><span style="font-family:lato, "helvetica neue", roboto, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">n</span></p>2018-07-20T23:59:00Z
Theme 1: On-site training workshops - focused on Research Management and Grants Management practical aspectshttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=432018-08-27T00:00:00ZTheme 1: On-site training workshops - focused on Research Management and Grants Management practical aspects<p>​<span style="font-family:lato, "helvetica neue", roboto, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Training event, including practical simulation</span></p>2018-08-31T23:59:00Z
Theme 1: On-site training workshops - focused on Research Management and Grants Management practical aspectshttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=452018-09-03T00:00:00ZTheme 1: On-site training workshops - focused on Research Management and Grants Management practical aspects<div>Training event, including practical simulation</div>2018-09-07T23:59:00Z
Theme 2: SGCI Regional Workshophttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=462018-10-07T00:00:00ZTheme 2: SGCI Regional Workshop<p>​Participatory development of norms, standards and guidelines by SGCs for  Research (R), Development (D) and Innovation (I) programmes/initiatives and their design and selection processes.</p>2018-10-13T23:59:00Z