UWA launches new centre for Australia-Africa research

A new centre that will drive Australia-Africa research and innovation with the hope of improving life in both continents has been launched by The University of Western Australia.

The Africa Research & Engagement Centre (AfREC), announced during the Australia Africa Universities Network (AAUN) Annual Forum, will drive new initiatives and ethical collaborations between Australia and Africa and draw upon the important knowledge, ideas and experiences of growing African-Australian communities.

The Centre will work with multiple industries across a wide range of research disciplines including agriculture, mining, law, public policy, international development, environmental science, engineering, archaeology and heritage, population health, biological science, history and economics.

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UWA Africa Research & Engagement Centre

Office 112 Arts Building


The University of Western Australia

35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6009

 CRICOS 00126G

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