The AfOx Blog

Job opportunities with The UKRI GCRF Accelerate Hub

18th June 2019
The University of Oxford is leading the UKRI GCRF Accelerating Achievement for Africa’s Adolescents Hub. The goal of the hub is...
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Practicing Evidence-Based Medicine in a Resource-Limited Country: Let’s Start at the Very Beginning

18th June 2019
Critical care outcomes in Kenya are poor, with mortality rates of over 50% in public hospital Intensive Care Units (ICUs)....
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Sustainable Water Supplies for Rural Communities

7th June 2019
The Smart Handpump Journey Many rural communities rely on handpumps for their daily water needs. Yet in Africa, 1 in...
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Introducing the 2019 AfOx Visiting Fellows

1st May 2019
We are pleased to announce the 2019 cohort of the AfOx Visiting Fellowship Program. 20 distinguished African researchers from 12...
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UCT researcher to visit Oxford for a 4 year tenure

24th April 2019
Professor Shadreck Chirikure, Head of the University of Cape Town (UCT) Archaeological Materials Laboratory, has won a Global Professorship from...
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Podcast: Decolonising museums: an African perspective

17th April 2019
Dr Fredrick Manthi from National Museums Kenya recently visited the University of Oxford to collaborate with Dr Julia Lee-Thorp from...
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Oxford African Alumni


New plaque celebrates Oxford’s first black student

19th October 2017
Oxford's first black graduate is being celebrated with a plaque at his Oxford college.
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Abdul Raufu Mustapha has Passed Away

9th August 2017
Beloved, distinguished Oxford Professor of African Politics, Abdul Raufu Mustapha has passed away. Professor Mustapha, or Raufu, as he was...
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Interview with Nana Ayebia Clarke MBE

1st August 2017
Nana Ayebia is a Ghanaian-born publisher currently resident in the UK. She has a BA (Hons); and MSt in Women's...
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Meet Simukai Chigudu: Newest Departmental Lecturer at Oxford Department of International Development

24th July 2017
Simukai started out in Oxford by doing an MSc African Studies, then progressed to a DPhil in International Development. Now,...
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Sydelle Willow Smith

26th June 2017
Sydelle is a photographer and filmmaker. She is the co-founder of the first solar powered mobile cinema in Africa - Sunshine Cinema - where she has developed a solar powered cinema that fits in a box, as an activist toolkit.
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Victoria Mwirichia

3rd May 2017
Victoria Mwirichia, Master of Public Policy (2016) St Antony's College “If I travel to all the continents of the world,...
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