Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom

‘Nyasigwelin’: A transgender concept among Jop’adhola community in Uganda

22 August 2014

‘Removing the divide: respecting and understanding cultures’ was the theme of a postgraduate conference held at Cardiff University on 20 June 2014. Organised by Cardiff University School of Social Sciences and Welsh School of Architecture, in collaboration with Commonwealth Scholarship Commission UK, the event featured presentations on multidisciplinary topics exploring the broad theme of culture. […]

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Evaluation profile: Samwel Marwa Werema

19 August 2014

Dr Samwel Werema was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship in 2002 to pursue a PhD at the University of Strathclyde. He had previously attained a Master’s qualification in Accounting and Finance at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and was working as an Assistant Lecturer at the Open University of Tanzania. After completing his PhD, […]

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Representing youth in the World Conference on Youth 2014

18 August 2014

Salman Ahmad is a 2013 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Pakistan, currently completing a Master’s in International Business at the University of Liverpool. Salman had the opportunity to take part in the World Conference on Youth 2014, and reflects on the outcomes of the conference. In the first week of April 2014, I received an email about […]

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2013 entrants – Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

15 August 2014

2013 winner Dr Adam Lewandowski (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Canada, DPhil Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford) Preterm Heart in Adult Life: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Reveals Distinct Differences in Left Ventricular Mass, Geometry, and Function, Circulation (Volume 127, Issue 2, 2013) 2013 entrants Dr Mosabber Ahmed (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Bangladesh, PhD Signal Processing, Imperial College […]

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Posted in Best Journal Article Prize, Best Journal Article Prize 2013, News

Commonwealth Shared Scholar flocks to New Zealand to continue lamb research

Commonwealth Shared Scholar flocks to New Zealand to continue lamb research

06 August 2014

Antoinette Simpah Danso is a 2011 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Ghana. She studied MSc Meat Science and Technology at the University of Bristol. Antoinette’s MSc project was on the effect of various slaughter methods on the quality of lamb meat. She explains: ‘While slaughter methods have become more humane in the developed world due in […]

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Dr Valda Henry, 1998 Commonwealth Scholar from Dominica

Evaluation profile: Valda Henry

06 August 2014

Dr Valda Henry is the Chief Executive Officer of VF Inc., a consulting firm based in Dominica that provides services in a variety of areas including corporate governance and human resource management. She completed a PhD in Finance in 2001 on a Commonwealth Scholarship at the University of Warwick. Through her PhD and work, Valda has […]

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