Young African scientists can make an impact: reflections on The 2019 Grand Challenges meeting

25th November 2019

Two African early career researchers who attended the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting in Ethiopia in late October 2019, have been reflecting on their experiences and learning from the event. Richard Wyatt, CONNECTED Communications Officer, caught up with them soon after their return from…

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CONNECTED training: a massive opportunity for our career development

18th November 2019

This blog was written by Mr. John Oladokun, Mr. Mohamad Halabi and Ms. Parinda Barua, three members of the CONNECTED Network, who successfully applied for CONNECTED Training Voucher funding If you are an early career researcher (ECR) looking for a group to discuss…

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New training opportunity: funded places on Bioinformatics course

14th November 2019

CONNECTED is pleased to open another new training opportunity to our network members… We will fully fund two places on a bioinformatics course in Sweden. The course starts on 20 January 2020, so the application window is a small one, closing on 28…

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Two network members’ excitement for the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting

5th November 2019

Two African early career researchers who are members of the CONNECTED Network attended the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting in late October 2019. Sergine Ngatat, from Cameroon, and Tendekai Mahlanza, from South Africa, travelled to Ethiopia for the event, which took place in Addis…

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Vector-borne plant virus training features in new seven-minute film

1st November 2019

A group of African early career researchers feature in a new short film about vector-borne plant viruses that devastate crops in Sub-Saharan African countries. The seven-minute film focuses on the ground-breaking Virus-Vector Vice-Versa training course for early career researchers, run by the CONNECTED…

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