Month: February 2019

Unifying Cassava Brown Streak Disease surveillance

This article is one in a series outlining the 20 research projects which are funded by CONNECTED in its pump-prime funding programme. To read all the available articles use this link. Unifying Cassava Brown Streak Disease surveillance A project aimed at standardising surveillance…

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2019 New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award. This award supports early-career scientists pursuing research that sustainably enhances agricultural production or improves health through food. FFAR will grant…

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Global Leadership Fellow Program

Applications for the 2019 Cornell Alliance for Science Global Leadership Fellows program are now open. People from all walks of life and from all corners of the world are encouraged to apply. In the past the program has had priests, journalists, guitar players,…

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Fellowship opportunity call notification (deadline 27.03.19)

Please see below for details of a fellowship opportunity that may be of interest to CONNECTED network members: British Academy / Academy of Medical Sciences / Royal Society – Newton International Fellowships Application deadline: 27 March 2019 Aim To attract the most promising…

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CONNECTED vacancy: Senior Research Associate (Network Manager)

CONNECTED is seeking to recruit to a Senior Research Associate position. It’s the role of CONNECTED Network Manager (0.5 FTE, job share), which requires maternity cover from April until December 2019. The Network Manager helps oversee and lead a variety of work areas…

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Identifying insect vectors: profile of a pump-prime funded project

This article is one in a series outlining the 20 research projects which are funded by CONNECTED in its pump-prime funding programme. To real all the available articles use this link. Identifying insect vectors A project seeking targeted control and more effective management…

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Improving disease resistance in Kenyan crops: profile of a pump-prime funded project

This article is one in a series outlining the 20 research projects which are funded by CONNECTED in its pump-prime funding programme. To read all the available articles use this link. Improving disease resistance in Kenyan crops A project seeking to improve the…

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