My summer at CONNECTED

29th September 2022

From working at CONNECTED I have realised that I want to follow a career path less focused on laboratory work and more focused on communicating research and policy in relation to plant diseases, the environment or climate change.

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From Sentinel Plants to Trap Crops: our 8th online seminar

29th September 2022

We were delighted to see a good number of members at our 8th online seminar, which featured two superb talks by Dr Wubetu Bihon Legesse and Dr Tom Pope. Here are some of the things we learned…

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First international plant health conference

28th September 2022

The CONNECTED team recently attended the first ever International Plant Health Conference, organised by the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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IPHC poster

CONNECTED at International Plant Health Conference, London

8th September 2022

The CONNECTED Network Managers will be at the International Plant Health Conference in London, so please say hello if you are attending, or come and see our scientific poster, which you can also download below.

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food waste

Interested in African food and crop waste?

7th September 2022

We are just sharing news of a Webinar that may be of interest to members: Innovating and Collaborating to Reduce & Reuse African Food Waste

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EBI workshop infographic

Joining the dots: plant pathology, human health & climate change

25th August 2022

In July CONNECTED ran a workshop which brought together collaborators from a range of disciplines to consider ideas for research which harnesses knowledge of plant vector-borne diseases, nutrition and climate change.

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Free online lecture: plant health and international standards in Africa

18th August 2022

The Royal Society of Biology (RSB) is running a plant health lecture on International Standards in Africa, which is open to all.

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8th Online Seminar: vegetable viruses and cereal aphids

17th August 2022

The CONNECTED Online Seminar Series continues with some great talks focusing on vegetables and cereal crops.

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Members offer: International Advances in Plant Virology 2022

8th August 2022

The AAB ‘International Advances in Plant Virology 2022’ conference takes place in Slovenia in October. CONNECTED members from low-income countries can join this conference online for no cost – please login and visit the Training Resources page for the discount code. 5 October 2022 – 7…

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Becoming a better researcher: a training journey

28th July 2022

We were delighted to hear that CONNECTED Member Nicholas Bagonza has recently passed exam modules in Entomology and Plant Virology, he wrote to us about how the training he received from CONNECTED helped him achieve this

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