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Senior women and postdocs lag at top African universities

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Fellowships and female professors should be a priority, says African Research Universities Alliance

Africa’s top research universities are short of postdoctoral fellows and senior women staff, says a report by the African Research Universities Alliance.

The report found that only seven universities in a group of 16 belonging to ARUA had data on postdoctoral fellows: six from South Africa plus Makerere University in Uganda.

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