TWAS Directory

TWAS Directory of

Fellows and Young Affiliates

The strength of TWAS resides in the scientific influence and impact of its global network.

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TWAS Young Affiliates: the promise of a new generation

TWAS is a pioneering, merit-based academy focused on scientific excellence in the developing world. Each year, the Academy and its Regional Offices select up to 25 Young Affiliates based on their achievements before the age of 40 – and on their potential for future impact. Terms last for five years.

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South Africa
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 14 - Life below water
  • 15 - Life on land
South Africa
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
Mauritius
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
South Africa
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
Kenya
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
Kenya
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
South Africa
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 4 - Quality education
South Africa
08-Mathematical Sciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
South Africa
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
Benin
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
South Africa
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
Ghana
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 14 - Life below water
  • 15 - Life on land
  • 16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
South Africa
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
Benin
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land
Ethiopia
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 4 - Quality education
Benin
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
South Africa
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 12 - Responsible consumption and production
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land
  • 17 - Partnerships for the goals
South Africa
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
Ghana
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
Mauritius
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 14 - Life below water

Former Young Affiliates elected to the TWAS fellowship

Kamau, Luna Kenya 03-Biological Systems and Organisms Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS

Young Affiliates Alumni

When Young Affiliates complete their five-year term, they become Alumni. Young Affiliate Alumni are encouraged to remain engaged with TWAS initiatives and to take advantage of TWAS programmes and prizes.

Adzitey, Frederick Ghana 03-Biological Systems and Organisms Young Affiliate Alumnus
Makhubela, Banothile South Africa 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Matimba, Alice Zimbabwe 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Petzer, Anél South Africa 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Tchouassi, David Poumo Kenya 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Adeneye, Adejuwon Adewale Nigeria 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Adewuyi, Adewale Nigeria 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Djagoun, Chabi Adéyèmi Marc Sylvestre Benin 03-Biological Systems and Organisms Young Affiliate Alumnus
Nyachieo, Atunga Kenya 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
von der Heyden, Sophie South Africa 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology Young Affiliate Alumnus