Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا

Lettre d’information du CODESRIA

juillet 12 2016

How political interference keeps hurting Africa’s universities By Dr. Ibrahim Oanda

Political interference in Africa’s universities is not new. Universities’ governance was seen as “captured” for narrow political rather than academic ends during the 1980s and 1990s. Politics shaped everything : patterns of student access, curriculum content and teaching methods. Vice-chancellors’ political affiliations mattered far more than their academic...

Libérez Dr Homa Hoodfar, Professeur d’Anthropologie à l’Université Concordia, Montréal, Canada

Chères/Chers collègues, membres de la communauté académique Dr. Homa Hoodfar, professeure dûment respectée de l’Université Concordia, à Montréal, a été arrêtée et est détenue à la prison Evin de Téhéran, le lundi 6 juin 2016. Elle était en visite familiale en Iran. D’origine iranienne et de nationalités canadienne et irlandaise, Prof. Hoodfar est une anthropologue du...

A Decade of Biomedical Research in West Africa (2005–14) : A Bibliometric Analysis of the Ten Most Productive Countries in Medline - Williams Ezinwa Nwagwu

Abstract The objective of this research is to determine the quantity and quality of publications in biomedical research in top-producing countries in West Africa during 2005–14 as well as characteristics of journals and collaborative evidence in the area. Data was drawn from MEDLINE/PubMed and Google Scholar while the impact factors of the journals were...

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