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Commonwealth Secretariat Celebrating 50 Years

A summer of events for Commonwealth Scholars

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

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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SciDev.Net workshop

CSC Workshop series – Science communication skills

‘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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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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