Distinguished academic and renowned HIV researcher, Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim has been awarded the 2014 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize – the most prestigious annual prize of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), based in Trieste Italy. Professor Abdool Karim, Associate Director of the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) and Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University in New York, has been recognised for her ground-breaking research on HIV prevention in women.
Deadline: 30 October 2014.
AAS is in the process of setting up Expert Committees in various programmatic activities. In setting up such a committee we are cognisant of the fact that we need to identify world-class experts who may or may not be fellows of AAS. The expert committees are needed to take such tasks as any of the following:
It is a pleasure to invite you to submit nominations/ applications for this prestigious Fellowship awarded for post-doctoral studies in the molecular and cellular biosciences to be conducted in South Africa. The Fellowship will be awarded for a two year period, on a competitive basis, to nationals of any country, for high-level research work in a suitable department, unit or institute of a South African institution that has already agreed to be the host.