Category: News

Assessing the presence and diversity of insect-transmitted viruses in tomato and pepper

This is one of a series of articles about research projects which are funded by CONNECTED in Phase 2 of its pump-prime funding programme. To read more articles about these Phase 2 projects use this link. A full set of articles about projects…

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Skills boost for over 600 follows ‘amazingly successful’ vector and virus diagnostics training

Early career researchers have declared a five-day introductory level vector and virus diagnostics course a resounding success. 18 delegates from 12 countries were awarded places on ‘The application of molecular diagnostics for plant virus surveillance,’ organised by the CONNECTED Network in partnership with…

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Assessment of viruses destroying tomato crops in Uganda

This is one of a series of articles about research projects which are funded by CONNECTED in Phase 2 of its pump-prime funding programme. To read more articles about these Phase 2 projects use this link. A full set of articles about projects…

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Developing strategies to control diseases that reduce groundnut production

This is one of a series of articles about research projects which are funded by CONNECTED in Phase 2 of its pump-prime funding programme. To read more articles about these Phase 2 projects use this link. A full set of articles about projects…

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

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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Training Vouchers: second round successful applications

Below you can read a list of those who successfully applied for a CONNECTED Training Voucher, during the second round of the scheme, which allowed early career researchers from any country to seek a funded training visit, up to the value of £3,000.

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Predicting the spread of plant viruses under different environmental scenarios

This is one of a series of articles about research projects which are funded by CONNECTED in Phase 2 of its pump-prime funding programme. To read more articles about these Phase 2 projects use this link. A full set of articles about projects…

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CONNECTED training: a massive opportunity for our career development

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

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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Identifying and characterising plant viruses that damage Zimbabwe’s cucurbit production

This is one of a series of articles about research projects which are funded by CONNECTED in Phase 2 of its pump-prime funding programme. To read more articles about these Phase 2 projects use this link. A full set of articles about projects…

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