PARTNERSHIPS WITH UNIVERSITIES Posted on April 26, 2019 (September 16, 2019) by Chris Anyango RESEARCH CAPACITY STRENGTHENING RESEARCH // WHAT WE DO // PARTNERSHIPS WITH UNIVERSITIES RESEARCH UNITS RESEARCH CAPACITY STRENGTHENING POLICY ENGAGEMENT & COMMUNICATIONS FELLOWSHIPS PARTNERSHIPS WITH UNIVERSITIES RESEARCH ON HIGHER EDUCATION COMMUNICATIONS Knowledge Management Policy Engagement Aging and Development Education and Youth Empowerment Health and Systems for Health Maternal and Child Wellbeing Population Dynamics and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Urbanization and Wellbeing Data and Measurement PARTNERSHIPS WITH UNIVERSITIES The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) has been our signature program in strengthening doctoral training in Africa. In partnership with 19 universities and research institutes, the program has supported over 160 junior faculty members and staff at African universities for their PhD training, developing their critical thinking and transferable research skills. It has also focused on strengthening university-wide systems to support research excellence and productivity. Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) CARTA Focus Areas Develop initiatives to support graduates of the program to become research leaders. Opportunities to institutionalize CARTA innovations in doctoral training at partner African universities Explore opportunities to expand the CARTA model OVERVIEW Going forward we will: Develop initiatives to support graduates of the program to become research leaders. Seek opportunities to institutionalize CARTA innovations in doctoral training at partner African universities, so as to reach all doctoral students at these institutions with these effective interventions available to doctoral students at these institutions. Explore opportunities to expand the CARTA model beyond public and population health.