During the past UbuntuNet Connect 2018 conference, it was clear that more and more NRENs are becoming geared to host Software as a Service (SaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS). This can be services such as identity management, data management, cloud services, security certificates, repositories, and more. See the List of African NREN Partners to find the NREN in your country, and to inquire about services offered.
NRENs can and in some instances already play an important role in making open science and the sharing of research data (incl. Big Data) a success.
An NREN Capability Maturity Model/Duncan Greaves
Bourses de deuxième année de Master 2019-2020 / Master 2 Scholarships for the 2019-20120 academic year (English text follows after French text)
Le laboratoire J.A. Dieudonné avec le soutien du laboratoire Euro-Maghrébin de mathématiques et de leurs Interactions (lem2i) offrent des bourses de deuxième année de Master d'un montant de 1000 euros par mois pendant 10 mois pour l'année universitaire 2019-2020. Ces bourses sont destinées à renforcer l'orientation internationale du Master 2 Recherche (M2 MPA).
The African Academy of Sciences is conducting a study in Africa to assess factors contributing to or inhibiting women’s careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in Africa. The study aims to identify the challenges and opportunities that women in STEM face through their career. The specific objectives of the study are:
We hope you are keeping well.
We would appreciate if you circulate the Call for Papers for IST-Africa 2019 to interested parties.
IST-Africa 2019 Call for Papers Deadline 21 December 2018
Supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission, Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Education, IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology and IEEE Kenya Section, IST-Africa 2019 (Nairobi, Kenya, May) is the fourteenth in an annual series of Ministerial level Technology Research Conferences.