Category: News

Join the fifth CONNECTED Seminar – Thursday 14th October

The firth of the 2021 CONNECTED Online Seminar Series will take place on Thursday 14th October (10.30 – 12 noon, UK time), with two presentations,  opportunities for Questions and Answers, and for networking.   The speakers and topics will be: Dr Jane Wamaitha…

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KEY TWEAKS FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE: CONNECTED ONLINE SEMINAR

An online presentation by Dr Emmanuel Okogbenin entitled “The Imperatives and Key Tweaks to Building a Sustainable Agricultural Transformative Change in Africa” is now available to watch on the CONNECTED Vimeo channel. Dr Okogbenin is based at the African Agricultural Technology Foundation in…

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BANANA BUNCHY TOP VIRUS: CONNECTED ONLINE SEMINAR

An online presentation by Dr Lava Kumar entitled “Controlling Transboundary Spread of Vector-Borne Viruses in Africa: Banana Bunchy Top Virus Case Study” is now available to watch on the CONNECTED Vimeo channel. Dr Kumar is a Head of Virology and Molecular Diagnostics Unit/Germplasm…

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UKRI-BBSRC workshop ahead of funding call

We are sharing news that may be of interest to some of our Network members The UKRI Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council is hosting an international workshop on Plant Health on Wednesday, 22nd of September 2021. This is in preparation for the…

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‘Exploring the role of Ham1 in Cassava Brown Streak Disease’: CONNECTED Online Seminar

An online presentation made by Dr. Andy Bailey (University of Bristol, UK) on 17 June 2021 to the third in the CONNECTED Online Seminar Series is now available for Network members to watch on the CONNECTED Vimeo channel. Dr Bailey’s presentation, ‘Exploring the…

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

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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Join the CONNECTED Online Seminar Series: Thursday 19th August

The fourth of the 2021 CONNECTED Online Seminar Series will take place on Thursday 19 August (10.30 – 12 noon, UK time), with two presentations,  opportunities for Questions and Answers, and for networking. The speakers and topics will be: Dr Lava Kumar  International…

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Training Grant awardees share their experience

Three of our Training Grant awardees describe their experience at the University of Idaho Biology of Vector-Borne Disease course In June 2021 three of our Network members used their Training Grant awards to attend a Biology of Vector-Borne Disease training course at the…

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Creating the CONNECTED animation: Sam Maxwell explains the creative process

Bristol School of Animation undergraduate Sam Maxwell explains the process of creating his CONNECTED animation This is the third time that CONNECTED has worked with students from the Bristol School of Animation at the University of the West of England. We have thoroughly…

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New animated film explains how CONNECTED is building capacity

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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