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Scholar Conference, Nottingham

Commonwealth Scholar Regional Network Conferences

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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Scholar Conference, Nottingham

Scholars presentation day symposium – Commonwealth Scholars Conference

Nottingham was the location of the third Commonwealth Scholars Regional Network Conference, organised by Midlands and Oxford Coordinator Abdul-Jalilu Ateku, 2014 Commonwealth Scholar from Ghana (PhD Conflicts, Governance and Development, University of Nottingham). The Scholars’ presentation day symposium afforded Scholars the opportunity to share insights into their current research at both Masters or PhD level, and to gain […]

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Assessing the assessment – Commonwealth Scholars Conference

‘Assessing the assessment – the Commonwealth Scholars perspective on primary education’, the second Commonwealth Scholars Regional Network Conference, took place on Friday 26 June 2015 at the UCL Institute of Education in London. The event was organised by Florance Rampersad, 2014 Commonwealth PhD Scholar from Trinidad and Tobago (MA Educational Assessment, UCL Institute of Education) and member of […]

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Scholar Conference, Oxford

Making an impact at home – Commonwealth Scholars Conference

In the first Commonwealth Scholars Regional Network conference of the year, Scholars explored ‘How to make an impact in your home country whilst studying abroad’. Organised by Midlands and Oxford Coordinator Mustak Ibn Ayub, 2012 Commonwealth Scholar from Bangladesh (PhD Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer, University of Oxford), the conference took place on Friday 1 May 2015 at […]

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Climate change and citizens – CSC lecture series

‘Climate change and citizens’, the CSC’s second lecture series event, took place on Wednesday 6 May 2015. Hosted by the University of Sussex, the second lecture in this series focused on the issues surrounding climate change. The presentations explored the research into climate change, as well as the challenges facing academics and communities in reducing risk, […]

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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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