Month: May 2019

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

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

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

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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Vacancy: Executive Assistant (Maternity Cover)

The CONNECTED network is recruiting an Executive Assistant (Maternity Cover) to provide administrative support to the network team. You will be part of an enthusiastic and dynamic team that work on a wide range of activities to support the grant objectives. Your job…

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International Society for Plant Pathology features CONNECTED

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

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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Watch our brand new film: ‘An introduction to virus and vector diagnostics’

The CONNECTED Network is now on Facebook! And our page there is hosting the launch of a brand new seven-minute movie about ‘An introduction to virus and vector diagnostics’, a five-day course run by CONNECTED and BecA-ILRI Hub in Nairobi, Kenya, in March…

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