Innogen · News · September 11, 2005

David Wield and James Smith attend G8 Seminar

Dave Wield and James Smith were invited to the International Seminar on ‘The Commission for Africa and the G8: Towards a new era for Tertiary Education and Capacity Building in Africa’, held just before the Gleneagles G8 Summit, from 3-4 July, at the University of Edinburgh. The event was organised by the Association of Commonwealth Universities and the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The seminar brought together around 20 leading UK academics and funding bodies with an interest in Africa and in higher education, together with 15 staff of African universities currently in the UK as Commonwealth Scholars.