What’s Happening in the Research Industry?

Epicentre News • 02 February 2022

In this new section, we are going to be sharing news that has been passed around the health industry network! This includes exciting career opportunities’, scholarships, news our partners have brought to our attention, and much more.

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South Africa’s Biggest COVID Study Results Are Out!

It’s official, the findings are out! This groundbreaking study was done in 2 waves in South Africa. We tested people between November 2020 to February 2021 and again in April to June 2021. We visited all 9 provinces and tested 13 734 people in 6 540 homes.

Who’s Hiring in the Health & Research industry?

Health Lumen is looking for a Content Strategist.
International Crisis Group is looking for interns or volunteers in multiple locations.
Brookings is looking for a Research Assistant.
The Open Nuclear Network is looking for interns.
The IMPACT Research department, looking for a Research Intern and a Junior Research Design & Data Officer to support their team at HQ in Switzerland (For more positions, click here).
The United States Institute of Peace is looking for a Research Analyst, for their North Africa Team.
The Oceanographic Research Institute (ORI), is looking for a Research Assistant.
Other SA based exciting research opportunities.

CANSA is hosting free FotoFinder and skin examinations at certain CANSA Care Centres this January (for more info, click here)

The Canada-Africa Innovation Fellowship

University of Nottingham is offering Tuition fee scholarships of 50% or 100% for outstanding students who live in Africa, India & selected Commonwealth countries

Use the Excel Formula Bible to improve how you analyse data to make the better decisions

Interesting Opportunities

What’s the News?

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is now offering a Professional Master of Artificial Intelligence Course

Moderna has an open and online medical scientific presentation 📅 3rd February 2022 at ⏰ 12.00 – 13.30 (EAT/GMT+3) – 11am to 12:30 SA time

WHO recommended two new drugs to treat COVID-19