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ACU-SARIMA 2015 Conference: Tweets, Op-Eds, Presentations, Photos

 
ACU-SARIMA 2015 Conference: Tweets, Op-Eds, Presentations, Photos

ACU-SARIMA 2015 Conference: Tweets, Op-Eds, Presentations, Photos

Last month’s Research and Innovation for Global Challenges conference, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, attracted 470 participants from 44 countries.

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Several participants took to Twitter to share their views.

#ACUSARIMA @DFID_Research drussa univ fort hare as an intermediary knowledge conduit with its local communities

— DRUSSA (@DRUSSAfrica) May 12, 2015

Developing young researchers requires a triangle of responsibility: researchers, mentors & institutions @Vitae_news @The_ACU #ACUSARIMA

— Hannah (@hahalder) May 14, 2015

Challenges of research uptake panel; context matters, shared responsibility, goal drive agenda #ACUSARIMA pic.twitter.com/BFoKYdoRiE

— The ACU (@The_ACU) May 12, 2015

Annual @SARIMA20 conference with @The_ACU build Southern African #SADC research innovation management capacity #ACUSARIMA @dstgovza

— daandutoit (@daandutoit) May 13, 2015

Kraemer-Mbula: Innovation systems complex, systemic, contingent. Research uptake stage in #innovation cycle. @DRUSSAfrica @The_ACU

— CAAST-Net Plus (@CAAST_Net_Plus) May 12, 2015

How can we best engage the best brains within the #African diaspora in #science #innovation #research4dev for Africa? @The_ACU @SARIMA20

— Pfungwa Nyamukachi (@iPfungwa) May 12, 2015

‘Universities need to be a vanguard of innovation’ said Prof @JeremyFarrar, Director @wellcometrust, at #ACUSARIMA https://t.co/OWdv4hJEYW

— The ACU (@The_ACU) May 21, 2015

Search for #ACUSARIMA on Twitter to find out more.

A series of articles about the event have also been published by different news agencies:

Conference plenary and session presentations can be downloaded here.

Pictures from the conference are available for download here.

The event was organised by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA). 

Go to event announcement.

[Image credit: Flickr, US Army Africa]

 
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