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UK to support African research intensive universities

Image: Óglaigh na hÉireann [CC BY 2.0], via Flickr

Thirteen centres of excellence will receive up to £600,000 each over three years

Africa’s leading research universities and United Kingdom Research and Innovation have agreed a three-year collaboration, they announced on 9 July.

UKRI, through the UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund, will support each of the African Research Universities Alliance’s 13 centres of excellence through capacity building. The African universities will receive up to £600,000 (US$750,000) each over three years.

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