Month: February 2018

Funding calls from CONNECTED: process and updated timelines

The first stage in the CONNECTED pump-prime funding calls will begin on Monday 12 March 2018, with an invitation to potential applicants to submit an Expression of Interest. In response to feedback from network members at CONNECTED’s UK Launch Conference in January, the…

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Regular newsletters

On this page you will find editions of the regular CONNECTED newsletter. Newsletters were originally produced quarterly when the network began. However, in summer 2018 the engagement and interest of members in our growing network became such that a decision was made to…

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A community to promote open science practices in plant pathology

Open Plant Pathology is a community of modelers and computational researchers involved in • plant pathology • plant disease epidemiology • pathogen population biology • microbial ecology and • genomics that supports the several forms of Open Science practices in Plant Pathology. You…

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Cassava facts: an infographic

Some facts about cassava, its importance to Africa, and the cost of the diseases that devastate its productivity

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Africa Launch Conference dates confirmed

Dates for the Africa Launch Conference of the CONNECTED network have been confirmed. Hosted by Dr Titus Alicai, a member of the CONNECTED Management Board, it will take place from from Monday 7th May – Friday 11th May 2018, at the National Crops Resources…

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Blog: reflections on our UK Launch Conference

In a new blog, Hayley Shaw, Manager of the University of Bristol’s Cabot Institute, and an advisor to the CONNECTED Network, reflects on the network’s UK Launch Conference, which took place in Bristol from 29 – 31 January 2018. She outlines some of…

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CONNECTED network begins with energetic UK Launch Conference

Dozens of scientists from 11 African countries joined scores from the UK and elsewhere for the inaugural conference of a ground-breaking project that brings together world-leading researchers to tackle vector-borne plant disease that devastates crops in Sub-Saharan Africa. Over 70 delegates attended the…

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