UK Call for Proposals: African Research Leader Award

Call MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2013

The Medical Research Council (MRC) has now launched a further call to support ‘rising star’ African Research Leaders.
This award is jointly funded by the UK MRC and the Department for International Development (DFID). The aim of the scheme is to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa by attracting and retaining exceptionally talented individuals who will lead high quality programmes of research on key global health issues pertinent to the region and beyond.

Application deadline 28 February 2013
Please see the following link for further information on the scheme and guidance on how to apply:
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