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Workshop on Research Leadership, Communication, Commercialisation, Partnerships and Collaboration

The Association of African Universities in collaboration with the Africa Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals (ACEIDHA) will be hosting a “Workshop on Research Leadership, Communication, Commercialisation, Partnerships and Collaboration” from 13-17 August 2018 in Zambia.
The objectives of this important workshop are to:
1.            Develop the Research Leadership Skills
2.            Build capacities for Demand Driven Research Approaches
3.            Create awareness of Research Commercialisation concepts and processes – Licensing and Intellectual Property Rights
4.            Discuss strategies for Disseminating Research findings and Enhancing Researchers’ Online Visibility
5.            Develop capacities for Strategic Partnerships and Collaboration
We are inviting participants from universities in Africa and from the Africa Centers of Excellence. The target participants include: Research Directors from higher education institutions; All researchers in higher education institutions (both public and private); Academic Staff – Deans, professors, lecturers; Research consultants; Researchers from national Research Councils and Science Granting Councils and Directors of Departments from the Ministries of Higher Education, Science, & Technology.
This is a fee-based workshop – AAU member institutions will pay US$600 per participant and non-AAU member institutions will pay US$700 per participant. The registration fees cover the tuition costs, workshop materials and the conference package (including certificates, tea/coffee and lunch for the five days of the workshop).  All funding generated from the workshop fess will contribute to the successful hosting of the workshop.
Discounts apply for institutions that register before the deadline with two or more participants. The deadline for registration is 31st July 2018. Late registration will depend on spaces available
Please register online here:
Research Leadership, Communication, Commercialisation,  Partnerships and Collaboration Workshop| August 13 -17, 2018 | Livingstone, Zambia Survey
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