INGSA Opportunity - Legislative Science Advice Research Projecthttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/INGSA-Opportunity.aspxINGSA Opportunity - Legislative Science Advice Research Project2018-09-18 08:33:09 AM<p>​<span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:200%;font-family:helvetica, sans-serif;color:#202020;">We are reaching out to the members of this listerv because of your expertise in governmental science advice. <strong><span style="font-weight:normal;">We are conducting a study, funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, to collaboratively create an international research agenda for legislative science advice</span></strong>, using a two-step process of expert consultation. The results will be discussed at INGSA’s parliamentary science advice workshop on Nov. 8<sup>th</sup><span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>in Tokyo.</span><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
4 per 1000 Symposiumhttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/4-per-1000-Symposium.aspx4 per 1000 Symposium2018-09-17 01:56:35 PM<p>​<span style="margin:0px;line-height:200%;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;"><font color="#000000">The </font><font class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="">4 per 1000 Initiative</font><font color="#000000">, the </font><a href="http://www.nepad.org/" target="_blank"><font class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="">NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency</font></a><font color="#000000">  and </font><a href="http://www.regenerationinternational.org/" target="_blank"><font class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="">Regeneration International</font></a><font color="#000000"> are pleased to invite you to the 4 per 1000 Africa Symposium on Soils for Food Security and Climate to be held on October 24 to 26 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. </font></span><br></p>GP0|#c1c6ae87-b685-4471-9238-9803906e5edc;L0|#0c1c6ae87-b685-4471-9238-9803906e5edc|NEPAD;GTSet|#a732f390-1055-4aea-9895-b94267dc0dab
Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018 Learning Visithttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/2018-learning-visit.aspxScience Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018 Learning Visit2018-09-17 08:13:36 AM<p>​The National Research Foundation (NRF) will be hosting the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) learning visits from the 17<sup>th</sup> September to 21<sup>st</sup> September. During this first of its kind event, twenty-nine (29) delegates from twelve (12) Science Granting Councils will be attending. The delegates, and respective SCG's are representative from the continent of Africa. Countries include Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.<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;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
African Centers of Excellence for Development Impact: Call for Proposals releasedhttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/news/Pages/aceimpact-proposals.aspxAfrican Centers of Excellence for Development Impact: Call for Proposals released2018-09-07 11:50:31 AM<p>​<span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:200%;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">Call for Proposals was formally launched on the Association of African Universities (AAU) website.</span><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

 

 

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 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
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=592018-10-15T00:00:00ZTheme 1: On-site training workshops - focused on Research Management and Grants Management practical aspects<p>​Training event, including practical simulation<br></p>2018-10-19T23:59:00Z
16th Globelics conferencehttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=502018-10-24T14:00:00Z16th Globelics conference<div>Theme: Innovation, Economic Growth and SustainableDevelopment: Strengthening Institutions for Greater Relevance, Effectiveness and Inclusivity: http://globelicsconference2018.org/. Lead by Globelics and Africalics.</div>2018-10-26T15:00:00Z
Theme 2 : SGCI Regional Workshophttps://sgciafrica.org/en-za/events/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=472018-10-28T00:00:00ZTheme 2 : SGCI Regional Workshop<div>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.</div>2018-11-03T23:59:00Z