UbuntuNet Alliance under the AfricaConnect3 project invited 20 librarians to participate in a one-day Open Science training session a day before the UbuntuNet Connect 2023 Conference.
Research in Africa
AfricArxiv is a community-led digital archive for African research. We provide a platform to upload working papers, preprints, presentations, datasets, audio/visual files, and more via our affiliate partner platforms. We are enhancing the visibility of African research output for a globally balanced scholarly knowledge exchange.
Presentation held at the II DIAMOND OPEN ACCESS CONFERENCE, October 25 - 26, 2023. Toluca, Mexico
To encourage scholarly publishing venues and research institutions to adopt the SDG indicator taxonomy for solution-oriented research output that allows for direct application to societal and environmental interventions to mitigate climate change, forced migration, war and conflict, and other existential crises of our times.
At the #SRI2023 Africa satellite event, Dr Jo Havemann contributed to the Open Science panel that was organised by the African Open Science Platform (AOSP) on June 21, 2023, alongside Dr Ana Persic (UNESCO), Dr Thandi Mgwebi (Research Department at Nelson Mandela University), Dr Erica key (Director, Future Earth), and […]
Joy Owango is the executive director of TCC Africa, the Training Center in Communication, based in Kenya and serving the whole continent of Africa. Joy and Jo talk about how the scholarly community is working towards the concept of Global Research Equity – through the lens of Joy’s almost two […]
From manuscript preparation to business-related best practices, scholarly publishers increasingly integrate data capture and analysis into their systems. These efforts are considered essential to enable interoperability, ensure transparency, and build trust with authors, funders, and institutions.
AfricArXiv was represented at the VAD conference 2022 in Freiburg, Germany, organized by the Africa Centre for Transregional Research (ACT) conference focused on the theme of African Europe, reciprocal perspectives and it addressed processes of co-production of knowledge as well as the mutual questioning of different ways. of thinking.
Following up on our previous episode with Joyce Wangari Nugi, in which we talked about Holistic wellness and mental health in research careers, this episode is about Wangari's work for the deaf community and deafness in academia.
We are joined by N'kadziri Aminah Idd, who facilitates sign language interpretation throughout our conversation (see the video below).
Talking about preprints and AfricArXiv in particular, we are honored to be featured in University World News along with colleagues and institutional partners Joy Owango (TCC Africa-Training Centre in Communication), Stephanie Dawson (ScienceOpen), Mark Hahnel (Figshare), Catherine Ahearn (Knowledge Futur
In October 2021, AfricArXiv, the African Open Access Portal, announced a partnership with the Training Centre in Communication TCC Africa to build and manage an international scholarly community that will enrich the visibility of African research. Joy Owango from TCC Africa and Dr. Johanna Havemann from AfricArXiv share in-depth about […]
Wangari talks about her experience as a professional in mental health, her work at Eider Africa, and the importance of community values for holistic well-being.
Owango, Joy, Munene, Aurelia, Ngugi, Wangari Joyce, Obanda, Johanssen, Havemann, Johanna, Saderi, Daniela, & Korzec, Kornelia. (2021, December 9). Open Reviewers Africa – A workshop to empower the next generation of African Peer Reviewers. FORCE2021: Joining Forces to Advance the Future of Research Communications. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5770712
Strengthening academic institutions and research on the African continent.
We work with
- African scientists and research institutions to enhance their positioning within the global research community
- Non-African scientists and institutions who wish to collaborate with African partners
Explore this map at kumu.io/a2p/african-digital-research-repositories
Our goal is to identify synergies between African and European research institutions for mutually beneficial collaboration projects.
Highlighting African scientists’ profiles and achievements
We encourage and advise African scientists to build an online presence for their academic achievements.
Supporting global scientific networking
We assist scientists in identifying collaboration partners in Africa.
Collaboration with like-minded organizations
We offer support and consultation on institutional optimization, career building, research equipment, and knowledge exchange on a global level.