CAAST-NET PLUS SADC Regional workshop on Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture
CAAST-NET Plus (Network for Science and Technology and Innovation Cooperation between Sub Saharan Africa and Europe) a network that advances bioregional research and innovation cooperation between Sub Saharan Africa and Europe organized the SADC regional workshop on climate change that took place at the Cross roads Hotel in Lilongwe from 5th to 6th December, 2013.
Mr. Anthony Muyepa-Phiri, the Director General of the National Commission for Science & Technology, was the Guest of Honour at the workshop. Read More...
2013 AU-TWAS National Scientist Award
Dr. Ngongondo is the Winner
The winner of the 2013 AU- TWAS young scientist award is Dr Cosmo Ngongondo , Associate Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at Chancellor College of the University of Malawi.The award, which is locally administered by the National Commission for Science and Technology on behalf of the African Union and the Academy of Sciences for the Developing Countries, is given to a young scientist under the age of 40 who has proved his worth by the amount and quality of research and also the number of publications published in peer reviewed journals.
The award ceremony took place at Chancellor College on Thursday, 28th November, 2013 and was presided over by the Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Hon Dr. Lucious Kanyumba. Read More....
In this article, the new Director General for National Commission for Science and Technology (NCST) is introduced...Read more
MZUZU BIOETHICS TRAINING 25th - 28th March 2013
Health Research Capacity Strengthening Initiative Programme of NCST with funding the Wellcome Trust and UK Department for Foreign and International Development (DFID), in collaboration with College of Medicine center for Bioethics in Eastern and Southern Africa (CEBESA) ran a four day Bioethics course designed to bring awareness to fundamental ethical issues when conducting health research in country. The course was opened today at Illala Lodge by the new Vice Chancellor of Mzuzu University Dr. Robert Ridley.