‘Managing Vector-Borne Viruses of Cassava’: CONNECTED Online Seminar

4th February 2022

An online presentation by Dr. James Legg (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Tanzania) to the third in the 2021 CONNECTED Online Seminar Series on 17 June 2021, is now available for Network members to watch on the CONNECTED Vimeo channel. In his presentation,…

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New animated film explains how CONNECTED is building capacity

24th June 2021

Plant Health: How The CONNECTED Network is Building Capacity in Sub-Saharan African countries A two-minute animated film summarising the value brought to Sub-Saharan African countries by The CONNECTED Virus Network has been launched. The film focuses on: the Network’s capacity-building through training and…

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Brand New CONNECTED Animated Film Premiere

14th June 2021

A brand new short animated film about The CONNECTED Network will be premiered to Network members on Thursday 17 June. The two-minute film focuses on the Network’s capacity-building through training and research funding enabling networking between researchers, and the importance of the continuation…

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Influencing positive system change: CONNECTED Online Seminar

29th April 2021

Dr. Yvonne Pinto addressed issues surrounding ‘system change’, and using a deliberate approach to monitoring and evaluation in a presentation to the April 2021 CONNECTED Online Seminar, which is now available to watch on the CONNECTED Vimeo channel. Dr. Pinto is Managing Director…

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Viral manipulation of plant-vector interactions: CONNECTED Online Seminar

29th April 2021

An online presentation by Professor John P. Carr entitled ‘Viral manipulation of plant-vector interactions’ is now available to watch on the CONNECTED Vimeo channel. Prof. Carr’s research interests at the University of Cambridge’s Department of Plant Sciences include plant-virus-insect interactions, and natural and engineered…

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CONNECTED Communications Coaching 2021: Apply now

8th April 2021

This year’s CONNECTED communications coaching, taking place online via Zoom in May and June 2021, is free to network members who can now apply to attend. Why these sessions? The way you communicate your work, your science, and how awesome you are, can…

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CONNECTED Online Seminar Series: Details of presenters for Thursday 15 April

1st April 2021

The next of the 2021 CONNECTED Online Seminar Series will take place on Thursday 15 April (10.30 – 12 noon, UK time). This seminar will feature two presentations, with opportunities for Questions and Answers, and for networking. The speakers and topics will be:…

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NARO’s strategic contribution to agro-industrialisation and implications for plant health (CONNECTED Seminar One)

22nd March 2021

A re-focusing of the work of Uganda’s national agricultural research organisation (NARO) was the subject of a presentation by Dr Sylvester Dickson Baguma, Director of NARO-Bulindi Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute, at the inaugural CONNECTED Seminar. NARO undertakes research in all aspects…

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Repositioning the BecA – ILRI hub into a One CGIAR Biosciences for Africa (CONNECTED Seminar One)

13th March 2021

One CGIAR was the focus of a presentation by Dr. Cathrine Ziyomo, Director of Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA)–ILRI Hub, in the inaugural CONNECTED Seminar. One CGIAR is a dynamic reformulation of CGIAR’s partnerships, knowledge and physical assets. It aims to drive…

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Innovative Scientific Publication Mentoring scheme

1st March 2021

The CONNECTED Network is excited to unveil an innovative scientific publication mentoring scheme, which opens for applications on 1 March, and which will run from late May 2021 through to the end of the year. The aim is to match together senior researchers,…

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