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Find out more about the impact of Commonwealth Scholars

The CSC’s Evaluation and Monitoring Programme aims to identify and quantify the impact of Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships on individuals, on institutions, and on a wider scale on communities and societies. This work is coordinated by a team at the CSC Secretariat and overseen by the CSC’S Evaluation and Monitoring Committee, which includes both Commissioners and representatives […]

Commonwealth Scholar wins Education UK Alumni Award for social impact

18 August 2015

Dr Rajesh Babu Bhatchala, a 2008 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from India, has won the 2015 Education UK Alumni Award for Social Impact, for his commitment to providing affordable eye care to people living in rural India. After completing his Scholarship at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, studying for a Master’s in Community […]

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Commonwealth Secretariat Celebrating 50 Years

A summer of events for Commonwealth Scholars

04 August 2015

Commonwealth Scholars have recently attended events in some of London’s most historic and fascinating locations. In addition to the annual Farewell Event on Thursday 9 July, which was held at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Scholars have attended receptions at Marlborough House, the Houses of Parliament, and the Bank of England. Commonwealth Secretariat 50th anniversary This year marks the […]

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2014 Best Journal Article Prize presented to winner

04 August 2015

Dr Ben Irving, joint winner of the 2014 Taylor and Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, was presented with his award at a recent event at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London. Ben received his award from the Prime Minister of Tuvalu – and former Commonwealth Scholar – the Hon Enele Sopoaga, […]

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Posted in Alumni, Alumni events, Best Journal Article Prize 2014, Events, News

SciDev.Net workshop

CSC Workshop series – Science communication skills

04 August 2015

‘Communication skills and the flash talk – improve the way you explain your research’ was the title for this year’s CSC workshop, delivered by Juan Casasbuenas from SciDev.Net. The practical workshop provided guidance and advice on how Scholars can talk about their research in an engaging and accessible way. Focusing on communication skills for delivering effective three-minute flash […]

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Farewell Event 2015

Farewell Event 2015

30 July 2015

The CSC held its annual Farewell Event on Thursday 9 July to celebrate the achievements of our departing Scholars and Fellows. Hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the event was a fantastic occasion for award holders to network and share experiences of their time in the UK. The event aims to promote consideration of the […]

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Scholar Conference, Nottingham

Commonwealth Scholar Regional Network Conferences

30 July 2015

The CSC’s Regional Networks have been busy this year with a variety of visits taking place, from Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament in London, to Loch Lomond in Scotland. The events have also expanded to include a programme of Scholar Conferences, which have provided opportunities for Scholars and Fellows to hear some insightful speeches, […]

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