Month: August 2019

Member blog: Boosting my skills thanks to CONNECTED Training Voucher funding

This blog has been provided by Mathias Tembo, a Senior Agricultural Research Officer at The Zambia Agriculture Research Institute, and a CONNECTED network member. Mathias successfully applied for funding for a CONNECTED Training Voucher to visit The Natural Resources Institute (NRI), University of…

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International collaboration workshop at ‘Ento 19’

‘International collaboration’ was the theme of a workshop run by The CONNECTED Virus Network at ‘Ento 19’, the International Symposium & Annual National Science Meeting of The Royal Entomological Society in London, UK. Three researchers working on projects which have been pump-prime funded…

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Plant arboviruses: major threats to food security

Arthropod-borne viruses are a major and growing threat to crop-based agriculture and native plant communities. Almost half of the emerging infectious agents threatening plants are viruses. In a new article published in the August edition of Microbiology Today (from The Microbiology Society), CONNECTED…

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Member blog: CONNECTED T19-funded ‘Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases’ course

This blog has been specially written for the CONNECTED website by Oladapo Folarin, one of our network members who successfully applied for CONNECTED ‘T19’ funding to attend this training opportunity A course organised by The University of Idaho Center for Health in the…

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