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UK citizens: apply now for 2016-2017 Commonwealth Scholarships

Applications are now open for 2016-2017 Commonwealth Scholarships for UK citizens to study in the following countries: New Zealand – 8 PhD scholarships Papua New Guinea – 1 Master’s scholarship South Africa – 4 Master’s scholarships South Pacific – 1 Master’s scholarship Sri Lanka – 2 Master’s scholarships The scholarships provide full tuition fees, living […]

2016 entrants- Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

24 June 2016

2016 winner Olivia Kate Faull (2012 Commonwealth Scholar from New Zealand, DPhil Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oxford) Conditioned respiratory threat in the subdivisions of the human periaqueductal gray, eLife (2016) 2016 entrants Iddriss Ibn Abdul-Rahman (Commonwealth Split-Site Scholar from Ghana, PhD Psychology- Animal Science, University of Ghana and University of Glasgow) Sexing in Guinea Fowls […]

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Olivia Faull wins 2016 Best Journal Article Prize

20 June 2016

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) and Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2016 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize is Dr Olivia Faull, for her article ‘Conditioned respiratory threat in the subdivisions of the human periaqueductal gray’, published in eLife in […]

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Evaluation profile: Kevin James

22 April 2016

Professor Kevin James was a Commonwealth PhD Scholar at the University of Edinburgh’s Department of Economic and Social History from 1997-2000. Since completing his PhD, he has pursued an academic career at the University of Guelph, Canada; his primary research interests are British and Irish history, migration and tourism. In addition to research and teaching, […]

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Educating the people, engaging the nations

22 April 2016

The Wales and Northern Ireland and South West Regional Networks held a seminar on 8 April 2016 at Cardiff University titled ‘Educating the people, engaging the nations’. Scholars came together with CSC staff at the seminar to discuss the following key questions: How have the careers of Scholars developed on completion of their scholarship in […]

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Successes and complexities: the outcomes of UK Commonwealth Scholarships 1960-2012

01 April 2016

Since 2012, the CSC has been conducting a cycle of evaluation surveys designed to generate insight into the experiences, achievements, and difficulties of our alumni. By mid-2015, we had sent a survey to 100% of the members of our alumni network for whom we had current contact details. Almost 2,100 Scholars and Fellows responded to […]

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Commonwealth Scholars Radio 2016

01 April 2016

Connect and communicate: academic engagement with modern media 44 Commonwealth Master’s Scholars attended the Connect and Communicate workshop held at the historic and scenic Cumberland Lodge in March 2016. The workshop considered the evolving channels for communication, the role of the media in connecting with communities, and the ways in which academia is attempting to […]

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