Examining virus symptoms

Ask your network

22nd March 2023

We are launching a new online feature via our website and enewsletter to make it easier for members to ask questions of the wider CONNECTED Network.

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Training Trainers: Building confidence

22nd March 2023

In March we ran the second half of our training programme in Kenya, bringing together expertise from Biosciences for Africa (B4A) Hub and UK experts to equip participants to pass on Vector and Virus Diagnostics skills within their own institutions.

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Participants at B4A-ILRI, holding certificates

Training representatives of agricultural institutes in 11 African countries

10th March 2023

Press Release: As part of a joint programme co-delivered by Biosciences for Africa at the B4A-ILRI Hub, the University of Bristol’s CONNECTED Network has trained 21 plant scientists from 11 countries in ‘Vector and Virus Diagnostics’

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10th Webinar: Virus diagnostics, HTS & library preparation

21st February 2023

The next CONNECTED webinar will be on Thursday 16th March 2023
10.30am to 12.00pm GMT (Please check time zone differences)

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VVD Kenya course programme

Vector and Virus Diagnostics training in Kenya

20th February 2023

As part of a joint programme co-delivered by Biosciences for Africa at the B4A-ILRI Hub, the CONNECTED Network has trained 21 plant scientists from 11 countries in ‘Vector and Virus Diagnostics’.

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Share your knowledge… Integrated Pest Management (IPM

3rd February 2023

We want to ask you about current IPM practices and any new work being developed – please could you help us by completing a short survey?

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NEW – Agricultural Organisations Directory

27th January 2023

Just launched! Use this new directory to look up organisations which are relevant to plant health… you can view them by category or see them all on a map.

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NEW Biopesticides webinars for members

26th January 2023

We are delighted to announce that CONNECTED members will now be able to participate in three webinars on bio-pesticides, so you can increase your knowledge and ask an expert your questions!

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Translating research projects into real-world applications

15th December 2022

We have now selected the six pump-prime funded research teams who will be receiving new CONNECTED funding to exploit, translate and disseminate their work, building on what was learned to take it further or convert it into practical applications that will have a real impact on agriculture.

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9th Online Seminar – Fungal Pathogens (postponed)

2nd December 2022

Some of you told us you were interested in fungal pathogens, so our next online seminar is a fungus special!

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