5 years on… what has CONNECTED achieved?
18th May 2023
A lot has happened since our Uganda launch conference, and we thought we would take a moment to look back on the last five years and what the network has achieved in that time.
Launching… Vector and Virus Diagnostics online resources!
27th April 2023
NEW – online resources for all CONNECTED members! If you want to improve your expertise on all aspects of vector and virus diagnostics, login and take yourself through our self-led course. A disease is devastating your field of crops, but how do you…
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.
Calls coming up – EU/Africa Collaboration
1st December 2022
We recently attended a brokerage event organised by UnILION for sparking new collaborations for upcoming calls under the Horizon Europe programme clusters 5 & 6. These funding calls welcome applications from African collaborators and may be of interest to some CONNECTED members. This…
Leveraging more impact from plant health research
27th October 2022
Following CONNECTED’s recent award of £500K from UKRI International, we have now launched our plan to leverage more impact from the pump-prime funded research projects created by the initial grant. How will this work? We got in touch with all our pump-prime funded…
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
What should an Early Career Researcher Network look like?
10th June 2022
At the upcoming New CONNECTIONS conference we are holding a Networking Event on peer support networks, exploring the co-creation of a global Early Career Researcher Network for plant health. We want to get your ideas on what this might look like.
Research funding calls: timescales & processes
7th December 2017
One of CONNECTED’s key objectives is enabling members to successfully apply for research funding. To achieve this, we are providing pump-prime funding for a wide range of innovative, short-term research projects which can be used as the basis for future funding applications with…