Month: September 2019

Member blog: The diverse knowledge gained during a CONNECTED Training Voucher-funded visit

Joanne Adero is Research Assistant at The National Crops Resources Research Institute, Uganda and a CONNECTED Network member Joanne successfully applied for a CONNECTED Training Voucher to visit The Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK, under the supervision of Prof.…

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Animation: How plant diseases devastate food crops in African countries

An innovative partnership between two city universities has resulted in a brand new 90-second animated film about plant diseases that devastate African food crops. Two students from UWE Animation at UWE Bristol were commissioned by the CONNECTED Virus Network, based at The University…

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Scriptoria: a possible option for CONNECTED Training Voucher applications

Following the opening of applications for the second round of CONNECTED Training Vouchers we are pleased to notify network members of the following: Scriptoria has been training staff at top international organisations and centres of research excellence for nearly 20 years. Its trainers…

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Protecting Plants, Protecting Life: International Year of Plant Health 2020

In December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). It represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger reduce poverty protect the environment, and boost…

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Vacancy – Fellow in Bioinformatics

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of The University of Greenwich is looking for exceptional candidates to help drive forward its work. NRI carries out specialised research, teaching, training and consultancy with a focus on food, agriculture, environment and sustainable livelihoods. NRI is currently recruiting…

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Vacancy – Associate Professor/Senior Fellow of Bioinformatics

Do you have what it takes to make an impact on global food and nutrition security? The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of The University of Greenwich is looking for exceptional candidates to help drive forward its work. NRI carries out specialised research, teaching, training…

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Training Vouchers available up to the value of £3,000

Opportunities for lab visits, work shadowing, courses / workshops Applications are now invited from CONNECTED network members for the second phase of the Training Voucher Scheme, allowing early career researchers (ECRs) to apply for a funded training visit, up to the value of…

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