Let us create a globally inclusive dialogue on Open Science Hardware (OSH) standards

“Hardware is a vital part of experiments process and advances in instrumentation have been central to scientific revolutions by expanding observations beyond standard human senses.” But making hardware and especially sharing hardware is neither an easy nor a recognized task in academia. In order to tackle this issue, some of us started a Research Data Alliance (RDA) interest group.

New Dawn for African Researchers as TCC Africa and AfricArXiv Announce Formal Collaboration

The Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa), based at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, and the pan-African Open Access portal AfricArXiv herewith announce our formal collaboration agreement with the objective of creating a long-term strategic and sustainable approach to building and managing an international scholarly community that will enrich the visibility of African research.

Introducing the Volt Microscope for students and researchers to continue learning and exploring science at home

Our partner organization Vilsquare (Nigeria) has developed a professional, low-cost and portable microscope to help students, teachers and researchers remain curious and excited about learning science while they are at home during the COVID-19 lockdown. For students at home, the Volt Microscope can be used to connect classroom theory with Read more…

Africa’s Largest Open Data & Civic Technology Network Partners with Continental Digital Archive for Scientific Research to Mitigate COVID-19

UPDATE as of May 11, 2020: Amicable ending of the collaboration between CfA and AfricArXiv After careful consideration and discussion with the board, we as AfricArXiv have opted to amicably end our collaboration with Code for Africa. We opt to focus on other activities and hopefully look at new initiatives Read more…

COVID-19 Africa Response

Collecting resources from and for all levels of African societies to coordinate COVID19-responses by African organizations and influencers Thousands of individuals and hundreds of grassroots and international organisations, CBOs, NPOs, governmental and industrial are working hard to mitigate the effects of the pandemic on the African continent. We are not Read more…