Young Scientists

The YASE 2018 meeting with photos

Isabelle Glitho, president of the Scientific committee, gave the opening talk. ©Afriscitech/Remy Gabalda
Elisabeth Barbier, deputy director general of the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Developpement (IRD-France) explained why this research body was part of YASE organisation. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
David Kaplan from the University of Cape Town (Souht Africa) exposed the results of the survey about young African scientists in Europe that had been taken by attendants. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
The participants of YASE observed a minute of silence in memory of Professor Ogobara Doumbo of the University of Science, Techniques and Technology of Bamako (Mali) who should have been among them. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Daniel Nyanganyura from the International Science Council presented a state of research in Africa. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Quarraisha Abdool-Karim from Caprisa explained how she manages to do international level research in Durban (South Africa). ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Session about recent evolutions of higher education in Africa moderated by Connie Nshemereirwe from Global Young Academy with Aissa Wade from AIMS-Senegal, Mamadou Sarr from University Cheikh-Anta-Diop in Dakar (Senegal) and Khedidja Allia from University of Science and technology Houari Boumediene in Algiers (Algeria). ©Afriscitech/Remy Gabalda
Connie Nshemereirwe, independant researcher, political facilitator in Uganda and co-chair of the Global Young Academy had prepared and moderated the session about the improvement of higher education in Africa. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
During the session dedicated to the improvement of higher education in Africa, Khedidja Allia from University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene in Algiers (Algeria) explained what changes in Algeria. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Mamadou Sarr from the University Cheikh-Anta-Diop in dakar (Senegal) and quality insurance expe rt for the CAMES explained the evolution of universities in thne francophone African coutries. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Mohamed Benguerna from CREAD in Algeria proposed a fascinating session about the importance of interafrican research networks. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
The economist Emmanuel Kamdem from University of Douala shared his experience about research networks in Africa. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Nathalie Persson from International Foundation for Science explained how this international organisation based in Sweden supports African scientists and their networks across langage barriers. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Michèle Mbo'o Tchouawou, a Cameroonian who went through Europe before going to Kenya where she develops now scientific programmes for AWARD Fellowships was also at YASE. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
A parallel session was dedicated to employment of scientists in big companies in Africa. It has been moderated by Lamine Gueye from the University Alioune Diop in Bambey (Senegal). ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Tapiwa Chiwewe from IBM came at YASE because the research laboratories of his company look for skilled people for their development. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Frederik Wittock from Johnson & Johnson, partner with YASE, talked during the session dedicated to the employment of scientists in big companies in Africa. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Aziz Nafa, an Algerian economist specialized in business creation by the African diaspora, prepared and moderated a session on this very topic. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Faten Hamdi, founder of ControlMed in Tunisia told her story, from PhD to business creation. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Arthur Zang founded Himore Medical Equipments to sell the CardioPad, that he began to develop while he was still a student in Yaounde (Cameroon). ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Attendants of YASE discovered Lenali the social network that talks with Malian langages (and from other African countries in a near future) founded by Mamadou Sidibe, who has studied in Russia and in France. ©Africitech/Rémy Gabalda
Several African countries build big infrastructures : Mali, with Centre de Recherche et de Lutte contre la Drépanocytose ; Madagascar, with a research center in nanosciences ; Morrocco with Oukaimeden Observatory. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
At the University of Toliara, Heriarivelo Risite works on the creation of a research centre on nanosciences. He told how at YASE. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
The chemist Ghada Bassioni professor at Ain Shams University in Cairo (Egypt) and in charge of scientific cooperation between Egypt and Germany prepared and moderated a session dedicated to cooperation of African scientists with Europe. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Amr Adly, newly appointed Vice Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research for Academic Affairs in Egypt, came, as planned, to YASE to explain how cooperation with Europe is possible when you are an African scientist. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Regina Maphanga from CSIR came from South Africa to explain how she cooperates with Europe and with the rest of the world to run her research projects. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Biologist Olanike Adeyemo from University of Ibadan was at YASE to talk about scientific cooperations with Europe when you work in Nigeria. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Microbiologist in a French laboratory of French National Research Institute for Sustainable Developpement (IRD-France), Alpha Kabinet Keita choose to work in Guinea where he created with colleagues Cerfig Guinée to study Ebola in particular. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Veronica Okello from Machakos University got free equipment thanks to Seeding Labs that enabled her to set up a lab very quickly after returning in Kenya. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
François Piuzzi from Association pour la promotion scientifique de l'Afrique and from Société Française de Physique presented at YASE several ways to build practical work and laboratory equipment with sustainable costs. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
In Mauritius, Vidushi Neergheen-Bhujun looks for natural products that could be used to fight cancer : in Africa, science is done that cannot be done elsewhere. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Seth Adu-Afarwuah from University of Ghana, Legon, works on the use of micro nutriments to feed young children. He told during YASE how his research contributed to the definition of new standards. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Oliver Oliveros from Agropolis Fondation explained at YASE the One Planet Fellowship programme that will begin before the end of 2018: 600 climate science researchers will be supported in Africa and in Europe. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
At the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology and now at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Henri Tonnang uses mathematical modeling to help environment and agriculture. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Mamadou Kaba Traore from Université Clermont Auvergne teaches also at AUST in Abuja (Nigeria) and in other universities in Africa. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Alice Matimba left University of Zimbabwe for the Welcome Trust Genome Campus in UK. She told why at YASE. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
The Camerronian born chemist Daniel Egbe specialist in solar energy at Johannes Kepler University (Austria) and founder of Ansole - African Network for Solar Energy widely shared his experience of developing research in Europe and in Africa. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
The last plenary session has been prepared and moderated by Tolullah Oni from the University of Cambridge and from Global Young Academy who gave some results from The Global State of Young Scientists |dq|GloSYS|dq| survey (still time to take it). ©Afriscitech/Raymon Gomez
Mrs Marie-Monique Rasoazananera, Minister of Higher Education and Research in Madagascar spent the whole day at YASE and was a speaker of the final session dedicated ot the future of research in Africa. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Professor Mamadou Tidiane Ndiaye, Head of Cabinet of the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation in Senegal Mary Teuw Niane represented him a YASE and delivered his vision for the development of science and technology in his country, and in Africa at large. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Seema Kumar, Vice President of Johnson & Johnson, partner of YASE, interacted with participants and also gave the vision of an important stakeholder of world health about the future of research in Africa. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
A delegation from Nigeria's National University Commission was present at YASE where it met several young Nigerian scientists from European laboratories. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Several PhD candidates from Cabo Verde, most of whom work in Portugal, were in Toulouse at YASE. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Some remarkable attendants at YASE : ambassadors and fellows of the Next Einstein Forum with vice president Youssef Travaly. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Some remarkable attendant of YASE: Amna Abdalla Mohammed co-chair of the Next Einstein Forum Community of Scientists. ©Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Some remarkable attendant at YASE : Karine Ndjoko Loset, general manager of BEBUC (Bourse d'Excellence Bringmann aux Universités Congolaises) programme. ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda
Paul Kennedy and Sibusiso Biyela from ScienceLink fed the social networks and prepared papers that can be read on Afriscitech @Afriscitech/Raymond Gomez
Jean François Haït and a team from IRD France interviewed some speakers to produce videos that will be visible very soon on Afriscitech ©Afriscitech/Rémy Gabalda

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