30 researchers, 14 countries: major training event to help tackle African food crop challenges

16th May 2019

Dozens of early career researchers from Sub-Saharan African countries will attend a ground-breaking two-week training course at the University of Bristol next month. It’s organised by the Bristol-based CONNECTED research network, which works to find ways of tackling plant diseases that devastate African…

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Ento ’19: CONNECTED workshop confirmed

13th May 2019

CONNECTED is delighted to confirm that the network will running a workshop at ‘Ento ‘19’, the International Symposium & Annual National Science Meeting of The Royal Entomological Society. The focus of this year’s three-day event (20-22 August), which takes place at London School…

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Brand new film: our virus and vector diagnostic course

9th May 2019

The CONNECTED network is delighted to unveil a brand new film, made about the training course organised by CONNECTED in association with BecA-ILRI Hub, in Kenya in March 2019. Nairobi-based film makers Re-tuning Cinema in Africa made the seven-minute movie, which features interviews…

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International Society for Plant Pathology features CONNECTED

9th May 2019

The latest edition of the newsletter of the International Society for Plant Pathology (ISPP) newsletter features a full-page article about the CONNECTED network. The focus is the network’s fully-funded virus and vector diagnostics training course, which took place in association with BecA-ILRI Hub…

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Sharing news about our network at conferences

9th May 2019

The forthcoming 17th triennial meeting of the Virology Section of the European Association of Potato Research (EAPR) and 10th PVY-Wide network meeting will take place from 18 – 21 June in Estonia. Dr Christophe Lacomme, a member of the CONNECTED Management Board and…

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