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New Crop Science Centre opens with aim to bring global impact

The Crop Science Centre in Cambridge, UK, designed to fast-track technologies to sustainably improve farmers’ yields worldwide, has been launched. It is formed of a coalition between the University of Cambridge Department of Plant Sciences and NIAB, which focuses on translational research in crops…

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Success of online scientific conference confirmed by positive delegate feedback

One-year extension means network will continue to at least the end of 2021 Positive delegate feedback has confirmed the success of an ambitious virtual scientific conference, hosted by The CONNECTED Network, with one delegate affirming the two-week online Zoom event was actually “the…

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Evidence Leaders Africa Conference

Registration is open for the Evidence Leaders Virtual Conference, taking place on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 November 2020. The two-day conference is part of the Evidence Leaders in Africa (ELA) initiative, which aims to inspire and empower African scholars to proactively engage…

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Biology of Vector-borne Diseases six-day training course, June 2021

The University of Idaho Center for Health in the Human Ecosystem (CHHE) is hosting its annual Biology of Vector-borne Diseases six-day course, from Sunday 20 to Friday 25 June 2021, on the UI campus in Moscow, Idaho. This course provides accessible, condensed training…

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A one-year extension for The CONNECTED Network

Funding that will provide a one-year extension to the life of The CONNECTED Virus Network was unveiled by Network Director Prof. Gary Foster and Co-Director, Prof. Neil Boonham, on the final day of the successful two week ‘Springboard To Impact’ online conference. The…

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‘Springboard To Impact’ Virtual Conference, 21 Sept – 2 Oct

The CONNECTED ‘Springboard To Impact’ virtual conference takes place from Monday 21 September to Friday 2 October via Zoom. This is a virtual conference of presentations, workshops and networking, offering delegates opportunities for consolidation, collaboration, and continuation. The conference will: provide reports on…

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Get involved: frameworks for agricultural innovation research project

“Frameworks for agricultural innovation” is a new research project, undertaken by The CONNECTED Virus Network. It analyses what steps are most effective at turning scientific discoveries in the lab into real changes that have a positive impact on farmers’ working lives in sub-Saharan…

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‘Springboard to Impact’ Virtual Conference

Mon 21 September – Friday 2 October 2020 A virtual conference of presentations, workshops and networking, offering delegates two weeks of Consolidation Collaboration, and Continuation The CONNECTED Network has been planning alternative delivery of what was originally due to be an in-person conference.…

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Huge demand for innovative communications coaching

More than 100 researchers from 27 countries were able to take part in a series of innovative science communication coaching sessions delivered by The CONNECTED Network. Three different coaching sessions, delivered by Zoom video-conference, were run by the network, each on three separate…

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Laboratory learning visit funded by CONNECTED

This blog is written by Anthony Mabele, a part-time Tutorial Fellow, part-time Senior Technician and PhD Student in Crop Protection (Molecular Plant Virology) at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), Kenya. He successfully applied for a CONNECTED Training Voucher for a…

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