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Published on Fri, 11/06/2021 - 10:09

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 (bearing in mind feasibility of travel due to COVID restrictions)

• conducting research training activities in Africa (e.g. workshops/courses)

More information on the application process can be found on the Cambridge Africa website. The deadline for submission is 3rd September 2021 and any queries can be sent to