15. February 2019 - 9:15 till 17:00
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AfREC Inaugural Africa Research Showcase | | Friday, 15. February 2019

The UWA Africa Research & Engagement Centre (AfREC) is convening its Inaugural Africa Research Showcase on 15 Februray 2019. The Showcase will highlight the diverse and world-class research being done by the Centre's 25 Research Fellow and 15 Postgraduate Fellows, and directly engage existing and potential research participants, collaborator, and end-users with the Centre's work. The Centre aim to deepen the social and policy impace of its research on a range of stakeholders beyond academic, including African-Australian communities, local, state, and federal governments, industry, not-for-profit organisations, the media, and the interested general public. The Centre's Africa-focused academic and postgraduate research spans a range of disciplines and intersects with a number of other UWA research entities, including the Public Policy Institute, the Oceans Institution and the Institute of Agriculture. Participants will be invited to develop ongoing engagement with the Centre and its research.  

The following will also be launched at the Showcase:

AfREC Research Handbook;
AfREC Policy Briefing Series; and
AfricaNarratives blog.