2nd TReND Science festival-Nigeria

We are excited to announce our 2nd Science Festival, happening on

20th – 21st November 2017 Yobe State University, Nigeria

 

If you would like to attend, please send expression of interest to participate by 31st October to

M.Bukar-Maina@sussex.ac.uk

 

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TReND’s Volunteering Program is waiting for you!

During the first half of 2017 things were quite busy for TReND’s Volunteering Program. Seven European researchers visited Universities in Sudan, Tanzania, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia, and more projects are one the making! Below you can read what some of our volunteers thought about their experiences.

If you get inspired and would also like to spend […]

Applications open now: 7th Neuroscience school, Gombe, Nigeria

We are excited to announce the 7th installment of our annual Drosophila Neurogenetics course, this time to be held at Gombe State University, Nigeria.

13th November – 2nd December 2017. Deadline Sept 1st 2017. Applications are now closed!

For an impression of previous schools, see here:

Past neuroscience schools

– 4th IBRO school on […]

Outreach in Entebbe, Uganda

Our outreach team used their spare time before the SONA Conference in Entebbe last month to inspire students from six secondary schools about science. They got the students to learn first hand, through experiments, about fractionating and estimating protein concentration in house flies; learned how to investigate learning and memory in fruit fly larvae; couple […]

3D printing open day!

The ongoing Open Labware workshop held at Ibadan, Nigeria had for the first time an “Open Door Day”. On this day, the university community, high school students, the general population as well as representatives from the local industry were invited to visit our lecture hall and talk about 3D printing, open source technologies and the […]