• My TCC Experience – Dr. Annette Obukosia Busula 14 June 2021

    How a Science  Communication training and  taking part in Falling Walls Lab Nairobi, helped me win grants.   Dr. Annette Obukosia Busula is a medical entomologist with specialization in malaria vector control. She holds a PhD in Medical entomology from Wageningen University and Research, the Netherlands and has had over 10 years of research experience […]

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  • My TCC Experience – Dr. Saliou Niassy 28 May 2021

    In the footsteps of my father, the entomologist. Saliou Niassy is a Senegalese national, holder of a BSc and MSc in Natural Sciences, a Postgraduate degree in Zoology. He is a DAAD-ARPPIS PhD Alumni, in a joint programme between ICIPE and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and  a former 2008 TCC Africa trainee. Saliou was AfroMont’s Coordinator […]

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  • PLOS and TCC Africa partnering to support African researchers 24 May 2021

    The Open Access publisher PLOS, and the Training Centre in Communication, based at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, (known as TCC Africa) announced a partnership to ensure that the interests and values of African research communities are represented in PLOS publications, policies, and services. The two organizations will work together to study and co-create pathways to Open […]

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  • TCC Africa,CRKN and OA2020 Partner to Provide Peer to Peer Learning on Open Access Agreements 14 May 2021

    Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa), the Canadian  Research Knowledge  Network (CRKN) and the Open Access 2020 Initiative (OA2020) have come together to host a series of peer-to-peer learning workshops on Open Access Agreements.   Recipients of this peer to peer learning will be African library consortia with the objective of knowledge sharing from similar consortia from the Global […]

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  • 900 Early Career Researchers from Sub Sahara Africa to be mentored in their research lifecycle 06 May 2021

    TCC Africa and Eider Africa have got into a formal partnership to support early career researchers through mentorship in their research lifecycle. One of the major challenges self-sponsored early career researchers face is understanding their lifecycle from research proposal to publishing. Limited to lack of support in this process, contributes to the dropout rate in postgraduate studies. With […]

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  • TCC Africa Joins International Science Council Steering Group on Scientific Publishing project 23 April 2021

    TCC Africa Joins International Science Council Steering Group on Scientific Publishing project The recently appointed Group will guide the next set of project activities to define tractable priorities for reform and action in scientific publishing.

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