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World Bank Group (WBG) Africa Fellowship Program 2020

The Africa Region of the World Bank Group (WBG) announces the opening of the application for the 2020 WBG-Africa Fellowship Program for Ph.D. Students and recent Ph.D. graduates who are Sub-Saharan nationals. Launched in 2013, the World Bank Group (WBG) Africa Fellowship Program targets young talented African nationals who are completing or recently completed a Ph.D. in an area relevant...

EIB-GDN Program in Applied Development Finance 2019/2020 (€25,000 Grant Available)

Apply to the EIB-GDN program in Applied Development Finance 2019/2020. The Global Development Network (GDN) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have partnered to create the EIB-GDN Program in Applied Development Finance to study the impact of projects in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries financed under EIB’s Impact Financing Envelope. The purpose of the program is to provide a...

Call for Papers: Innovations in Implementation Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The journal Health Policy and Planning, and the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research invite articles speaking to innovations in the methods, approaches and governance of research on the implementation of public health policies and programmes in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The theme for the call is: “Innovations in Implementation Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”. Sub-themes include...

Call for Papers – The Inaugural University of Nairobi and Oxfam Strategic Litigation in Africa Colloquium, 2019

The University of Nairobi’s School of Law and Oxfam International are pleased to issue this call for papers of the inaugural international conference on Strategic Litigation in Africa. This international conference brings together strategic litigation practitioners, scholars/researchers, activists and policy makers to interrogate and examine the use of strategic litigation in Africa as a tool to drive social, political...

Enterprise Fellowships for Researchers, Recent Graduates, and International PhD Students in UK, 2019

Applications are now open for the Enterprise Fellowship programme organized by the Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK. The programme supports innovative, creative entrepreneurial engineers who have demonstrated an exceptional innovation in engineering which they want to develop further. To date the Enterprise Hub has provided training, mentoring and £4.5million seed funding to 94 Enterprise Fellows ('Hub Members'). Benefits The...

PhD Studentship in Economics (Graduate Teaching Studentship), Maynooth University, Ireland 2019

The Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting is pleased to announce that one (1) departmental PhD Studentships will be available for one student intending to commence PhD studies in Economics in September 2019 or in the early stage of PhD studies (less than one year). MU is Ireland’s fastest growing university which has a wide range of subjects and has academic...

Doctoral student in Sustainable urban governance and Smart grids, Lund University

Apply for a doctoral student position in Sustainable urban governance and Smart grids at Lund University. Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The doctoral student will work in the area of sustainable urban governance with focus on smart grids. Smart grids connect supply, distribution and use of electricity through...

Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton 2019

Are you a woman who owns and runs her business? Is your business innovative? Do you need a grant to expand your business? What about some expert training to help grow your business? Then sign up for the Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton 2019. This event is powered by Access Bank PLC. Benefits ₦5million a mini MBA from the International Finance Corporation (IFC)....

Call for PhD Position “African History (Late 15th – Early 19th Century)”

The Department of History invites applications for a PhD position in “African History (Late 15th – Early 19th Century)”. The successful candidate will be a member of the research group lead by Prof Roberto Zaugg, which includes scholars working on different topics and geographical areas. The Department of History of the University of Zurich, Switzerland, is one of the...

Peer-Review: Upbuilding or Destructive?

I saw the picture above and couldn't help but laugh😂😂😂 Though true to some extent, peer review is not actually such a bad thing. I found three keys to successful peer review: 1. Let the paper be reviewed by 'peers'... those in your circle. In this case, those in your area of interest or specialization and not people who have no...

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