The Cambridge Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx) project is a partnership program between the University of Cambridge in the UK, Makerere University in Uganda and the University of Ghana, Legon.
The CAPREx project, with funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Isaac Newton Trust, aims to support the development of African academic research excellence by strengthening research and research management capacity in the two African Universities through this partnership. Makerere and UG are part of the focal African universities for the Carnegie Corporation of New York and this project seeks to build on and complement existing Carnegie initiatives in the partner African Universities
1: Strengthening University Faculty Research Capacity.
2: Strengthening Institutional Research Management Capacity.
3: Enhancing International Research Competitiveness of Makerere University and the UG.
1. CAPREx Fellows producing increased high quality research with increased international prominence and impact.
2. Growth and sustainability of Research, including Collaborations and Network activity.
3. Institutional Staff Retention, with career development and enhanced research culture within partner institutions.
4. Increased Skills Base for Research Fellows..
5. Increased external/international profile and interest in CAPREx and CAPREx research activities.
The Cambridge Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx project is a partnership program between the University of Cambridge in the UK, University of Ghana Legon and the Makerere University in Uganda