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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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Health and politics today

Having observed the high degree of health information available to the general public in the UK and the corresponding level of health literacy, the idea of Health & Politics Today was conceived by Opeyemi Akindele in 2014 while studying as a Commonwealth Shared Scholar at the University of Bedfordshire. Many people in Nigeria suffer and die needlessly […]

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The second cohort of young people trained through the D'Girls Initiative

Supporting youth and enhancing development in Cameroon’s rural communities

Nelly Shella Tchaptcheut Yonga, 2014 Commonwealth Professional Fellow and Coordinator of the Rural Women Development Center (RUWDEC) in Buea, Cameroon, reports on her activities after her fellowship. It’s been 3 months since my return from the UK and it already feels like a year. My Professional Fellowship at the National Youth Agency enabled me to explore […]

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Evaluation profile: Redempta Mamseri

Redempta Mamseri was awarded a Commonwealth Professional Fellowship in 2012 and spent a one-month period at the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust. She had previously attained a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Health Studies Research in Nursing. Redempta is currently working as a Lecturer at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University in Tanzania, […]

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Posted in Evaluation, Evaluation profiles, News, Professional Fellowships, Profiles

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Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 20

Commonwealth Scholarships News – Issue 20 (March 2015): Our Scholars and Fellows, Education in small states, News round-up, Our alumni, Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, Networks and events

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Commonwealth Scholars radio

Connect and communicate: academic engagement with modern media 40 Commonwealth Master’s Scholars took part in an interactive workshop at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, in March 2015, to explore the changing channels for communication, the role of the media in connecting with communities, and the ways in which academia is attempting to bridge the gap between universities and […]

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