In July 2015, the University of Chicago and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) signed a partnership to bring UChicago faculty members and scientists from Argonne National Laboratory to AIMS Centers in through the African continent. (Read the news article here.)
The University of Ibadan is Nigeria's oldest university and is generally recognized as the country's premier institution of higher learning. This program provides a clinical rotation at the University of Ibadan will expose students and residents to health care delivery in a unique resource-limited setting.
The University of Chicago and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev funded a series of ambitious research collaborations that apply the latest discoveries in nanotechnology to create new materials and processes for making clean, fresh drinking water more plentiful and less expensive by 2020.
Since 2012, the Oriental Institute has been carrying four major projects of cultural heritage preservation in Afghanistan, supported by major grants from the US Department of State through the American Embassy in Kabul
Argonne’s Todd Levin and Carnegie Mellon’s Destenie Nock helped SEN-Africa colleagues from University of Ghana, the University of Cape Town and the University of Nairobi host two workshops to learn about tradeoffs involved with sporadic electrical access.