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

‘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 in the UK, the event featured presentations on multidisciplinary topics exploring the broad theme […]

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Representatives of the Wales, Northern Ireland and South West Regional Networks standing in front of the Glamorgan Building on King Edward Avenue, Wales with conference keynote speakers: Her Excellency Aloun Ndombet-Assamba, Jamaican High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (left in the first row) and Professor Iain Borden, Vice-Dean of Communication, Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London (right, first row)

Regional Networks work alongside Cardiff University to enhance the researcher experience

‘Removing the Divide: Respecting and Understanding Cultures’, the postgraduate interdisciplinary conference, took place on Friday 20 June 2014 at the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University. The conference was the culmination of a series of events promoting interdisciplinary research exchange, and was one of the first collaborations between three of the eight Commonwealth Scholars’ Regional Networks. […]

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Donor Harmonisation Group at their 2014 meeting in Helsinki, Finland

CSC evaluation at the Donor Harmonisation Group

Each year, a network of organisations administrating higher education, research, and capacity building development cooperation programmes meets in Europe to share insight, collaborate, and, where possible, align objectives. The Donor Harmonisation Group this year met on 11-13 June in Helsinki, Finland, for their annual forum, hosted by the Centre for International Mobility (CIMO). The CSC […]

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Jessica Vivian presenting Adam with his prize certificate

Commonwealth Scholar presented with the 2013 Best Journal Article Prize

Dr Adam Lewandowski was presented with the 2013 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize at a ceremony at the Association of Commonwealth Universities in London on 13 May 2014. Amongst the guests at the event were Jessica Vivian, Editorial Director, Social Sciences, Taylor & Francis, Professor Tim Unwin, Chair of the CSC, […]

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Zambian alumni event March 2014

Zambian alumni keen to provide peer support

Zambian alumni recently met to take forward plans for the formation of a local association. The alumni felt strongly that they should have the opportunity to meet and network with other Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows once they had returned to Zambia. From the discussions during the day-long meeting at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka on […]

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Ugandan alumni event group photo

Alumni meeting in Uganda

Alumni met in Kampala, at the Sheraton Hotel, on 3 December 2013 to discuss how they could follow other regional alumni in setting up a local alumni association. The event began with a focus group discussion moderated by Marianne Kiggundu, CSFP Regional Manager, British Council, to explore the type of networking group the alumni could […]

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