Author: Diane Hird

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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Expression of Interest to attend Launch Conference & ECR Training Workshop

The CONNECTED Africa Launch Conference will be held in Kampala on 7th – 9th May 2018 The conference will run over three days, with one day on site at the NaCRRI Research Institute in Namulonge. ECR Training Workshop: Kampala on 10th – 11th May 2018 Immediately following…

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Free webinar

There is a FREE webinar on Essential Techniques for Life Science Research 8th December 2017 It is sponsored by Clarivate Analytics and EBSCO and presented by Nigel Robinson of  Clarivate Analytics. The webinar will include an overview of the ways expert indexing helps researchers uncover…

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New team members

We’re delighted to welcome two new members to the CONNECTED team. Dr Nina Ockendon-Powell joins us as Network Manager, sharing the role with Dr Diane Hird. Richard Wyatt is our new Communications Officer. Nina has a PhD in comparative transcriptomics, and brings recent…

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Review of cassava brown streak disease

A new review of cassava brown streak disease (CBSD) has just been published – ‘Cassava brown streak disease: historical timeline, current knowledge and future prospects’ by Tomlinson et al. Cassava is the second most important staple food crop in Africa, however crop productivity…

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