Due Date: November 10, 2019

Applications are open for the African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Quality 2019 The program is executed at nationwide level for young scientists, local level for females researchers and continental level open up to all researchers. The Continental level is the greatest level of the program.

The goal is to provide science awards to leading African researchers for their accomplishments and important discoveries and findings in science, innovation and development. AUKNASE shows and highlights a success story and the important function of science and innovation in the advancement and combination of Africa. Under this program rewards are granted to leading African researchers in each of the following 2 sectors (a) Life and Earth Science and development; and (b) Standard Science, Innovation and Development at the nationwide, local and continental levels.

Award Goals

The goals of AUKNASE are to:

  • To award and honour impressive African researchers for their accomplishments and discoveries in science, innovation and development;-LRB- **************).
  • Promote clinical advancement in Africa through acknowledgment of quality amongst African researchers, females, guys alike and more youthful scientists and motivate them to stand firm in their research study or scholastic professions, and support their aspirations;-LRB- **************).
  • Popularize and promote public understanding and involvement in the application of the African Union Program 2063, through Science, Innovation and Development Method for Africa, the Sustainable Advancement Goals and the AU Assembly choices on science, innovation and development;-LRB- **************).
  • Raise the profile of science, innovation and development sector in African Union Member States, Regional Economic Communities so that science, innovation and development successfully contribute Africa’s sustainable advancement, hardship relief and combination efforts.

Award

The African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Quality Program (AUKNASE) will be arranged at 3 levels:

  • Continental Level where 2 awards of USD 100,000 are offered to African leader researchers
  • Regional Level where 2 African females researchers per each of the 5 geographical areas of Africa are provided USD 20,000 each, and
  • Nationwide Level committed to young African scientists, where 2 rewards are provided per nation and the worth of the rewards is identified by the African Union Commission

Eligibility

  • Open to African researchers who have actually made exceptional accomplishments, shown by variety of publications, variety of skilled research study college student, applicability of the clinical work to Africa’s difficulties, and its patentability. The award is planned to acknowledge those who show quality in research study of importance to the developmental requirements of the continent;-LRB- **************).
  • Just nationals of the African Union (AU) Member States are qualified to take part in these Awards;-LRB- **************).
  • Candidates will be Africans living in any of the AU Member States and can be chosen just for accomplishments based upon work carried out in an African nation.

REGIONAL AWARD: for Females Researchers, candidates ought to have nominators with a PhD degree, if it is an Academic in a university need to a minimum of have a rank of Partner Teacher. There is no age limitation for this award. The candidate must fulfill a minimum of 3 of the following:

  • Should have released a minimum of 5 short articles in journals (with effect aspect higher than 1.0)
  • Should look like senior/corresponding author in a minimum of 3 of the 5 short articles
  • Should a minimum of have a minimum H-index of 5
  • Should have at least one global or 2 nationwide patents signed up
  • Should have monitored or co-supervised a minimum of 5 PhD trainees
  • Should have won a worldwide grant as a primary detective
  • Should have composed an evaluation post in her field of expertise

CONTINENTAL AWARD: is open to all African leader researchers, candidates ought to have candidates with a PhD degree, if the candidate is an Academic in a university need to a minimum of have a rank of Partner Teacher. There is no age limitation for this award. The candidate must fulfill a minimum of 4 of the following:

  • Should have released in journals (a minimum of 20 short articles with effect aspect higher than 1.0)
  • Should look like senior/corresponding author in a minimum of 15 of the 25 short articles
  • Should have a minimum H-index of 25
  • Should have at least 2 global or 4 nationwide patents signed up
  • Should have monitored or co-supervised a minimum of 10 PhD trainees
  • Should have won a worldwide grant as a primary detective
  • Should have composed an evaluation post in his/her field of expertise

Application

Download the election kind in English or French

The election kind with all the supporting files ought to be published by means of physical carrier ( NOT by Fax or Email) to the following address:

The Officer in Charge
AU Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Quality 2019 Edition,
Department of Human Being Resources, Science and Innovation
African Union Commission
Roosevelt Street
P. O. Box 3243
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

To learn more, see AUKNASE

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