Excellence in Africa
The new MOOC of Dr Chenal is on the ACL platform
We are delighted to announce the opening of the African Cities Lab educational platform. This platform aims to train the current and next generation of urban planners, decision makers and academics across the African continent by offering quality online education on topics such as #urbanplanning, #landuse, #wastemanagement, #renewableenergy
Journée Osez tous les métiers 2022
On Thursday 11 November 2022, the EXAF Centre welcomed 8 children aged 11 to 13 to discover the whole process of producing a MOOC. In collaboration with the Centre for Digital Education (CEDE), the children discovered the writing of a pedagogical scenario, its cutting, the recording of the course in a studio and the editing.
Interview of Thomas Kivevele Senior Lecturer at The NM-AIST
Under the context of the JFD programme, we want to demonstrate that biofuels can be sustainable, by assessing the potential to convert diverse inedible/ underutilized African biomass into biodiesel.
Interview of Zaineb AbdelKafi from the Pasteur Institute in Tunis
My name is Zaineb AbdelKafi, I am a Tunisian national. My academic and research background has allowed me to gain experience in different disciplines such as biochemistry, protein engineering and cell culture. As a result, I became interested in studying the pharmacological activities of active molecules purified from animal venom against different cancer pathologies
Interview of Steve Ndengue, Senior Lecturer at ICTP-EAIFR, Rwanda
Producing a fuel simply from water and sunlight can seem like a dream, but it’s actually possible. Unfortunately, practical applications are hampered by our limited understanding of the photochemical processes. This is the challenge that Dr. Steve Ndengue and Prof. Marzari from EPFL are taking on with their project on with his project funded by the Junior Faculty Development Programme.