February 2018

Prof. Berhanu Abegaz (Molla) ~ Turns the Spotlight on the best scientists

In January 2018's blog post, we announced that this year's posts will be devoted to showcasing scientific achievements in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America. This month, we turn to Prof Berhanu Abegaz, a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Department of Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, and also a Member of the African Union High Panel on Emerging Technologies. In his post, Prof Berhanu mentions some of the best researchers in Africa who are examples of scientific excellence and leadership. He says, "It is somewhat risky when one attempts to select a few of the best scientists because excellence is the basis for which all of them are recognized." However, he embarks on such an almost-impossible task by highlighting three African scientists. We hope you enjoy this feature of our website

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