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Career resources for African scientists

This collection of articles showcases African scientists who have developed their careers at home and abroad. It contains peer-to-peer advice on mentoring, career mobility, PhD and postdoc programmes, and how to juggle research alongside family commitments.


Psychiatrist Dixon Chibanda trains teams of grandmothers to provide open-air counselling sessions in Zimbabwe.

Where I Work | | Nature

Scientists in areas that lack basic provisions — including dependable electricity, water supplies and funding — do research that has a high societal impact. Five people describe the challenges they face.

Career Feature | | Nature