Month: August 2018

Funding news: GCRF Global Engagement Networks

As part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), UK Research and Innovation invites proposals for community building networks focused around research challenges within the six strategic GCRF Challenge portfolios: Cities and Sustainable Infrastructure Education Food Systems Global Health Resilience to Environmental Shocks…

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Supporting the CONNECTED network team

CONNECTED was delighted to host 16 year-old UK work experience student Zoe Anderson, who recently completed her GCSE studies and is hoping to undertake A level study later in the summer. At the end of a busy week, Zoe wrote a report on…

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British MP’s visit to project tackling plant disease in Sub-Saharan Africa

Thangam Debbonaire MP, the Member of the UK Parliament representing Bristol West, visited CONNECTED Network Director, Prof. Gary Foster, to find out more about the global project, which is based in her constituency at The University of Bristol’s Life Sciences building. The Labour…

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New comprehensive 40-page report on our Africa Launch Conference

A new, comprehensive 40-page report on the CONNECTED Africa Launch Conference (Kampala, Uganda, May 2018), is now available for download using this link It provides a comprehensive commentary on • Presentations • Workshop discussions • Delegates’ flash presentations And it includes full details…

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