NSF-funded Research Collaborations with SubSaharan Africa. Presented at a Workshop on “Enhancing Research and Education Network Connectivity to and within Africa” May 5, 2005 Elizabeth E. Lyons, Ph.D. NSF’s Office of International Science and Engineering [email protected] NSF Basics.
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Presented at a Workshop on “Enhancing Research and Education Network Connectivity to and within Africa”
May 5, 2005
Elizabeth E. Lyons, Ph.D.
NSF’s Office of International Science and Engineering
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