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Call for evidence 1 - 30 November 2020

As an academician or researcher, you may well receive regular requests to submit your papers or register for conferences [ ... ]

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Food Systems Research Network for Africa, University of Pretoria

The Food Systems Research Network for Africa (FSNet-Africa) hosted by the University of Pretoria, South Africa, is offer [ ... ]

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Register on this link to attend the webinars.

ASSAf Open Access Week Diary 2020

Tuesday, 20 October
Time: 10:00 to 11:00
Global Open Access to Scholarly Literature: Progress and Evidence of African Leadership
Speaker: Prof Cameron Neylon, Curtin University, Australia

Wednesday, 21 October
Time:10:00 to 12:00 
The POPI Act (POPIA) Forum 
The need for a single Code of Conduct for Research and discussion of key issues to be addressed in the Code.
Click here to access the POPIA CoC Research Concept Note
Speakers: TBC

Thursday, 22 October
Time:11:30 to 12:30
The Open Science Agenda & Framework for South Africa
Speaker: Prof Ahmed Bawa, Universities South Africa (USAf)

Friday, 23 October
Time:9:00 to 10:00
The African Scientists Directory: presentation and Q&A
Speakers: Dr Daniel Nyanganyura (ISC) and Ina Smith (ASSAf)