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Published on Fri, 19/06/2020 - 17:01

The Cambridge-Africa programme is pleased to announce that the call for proposals to the ALBORADA Research Fund, is now open. Applications are invited from pairs of researchers (post-doctoral level and above) from the University of Cambridge or an affiliated institution and sub-Saharan African institutions, across all disciplines, to initiate and/or strengthen research collaborations. The Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund competitively awards grants of between £1,000 and £20,000, for:

  • research costs (such as reagents, fieldwork and equipment)
  • research-related travel between Cambridge and Africa
  • conducting research training activities in Africa (e.g. workshops/courses)

For more information on the application process and a list of proposals funded since 2013, please visit the Cambridge-Africa Funding Call webpage. The deadline for submission is 6th September 2020 and any enquiries should be emailed to