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Zambia Commonwealth Alumni Symposium: “Revisiting Development Plans” – Kitwe, 21st July 2016

British Council Zambia on behalf of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK recently hosted an alumni event in Kitwe, focused around a symposium at which alumni had the opportunity to discuss and measure their development plans post scholarship.  These development plans were formulated prior to and during their CSC scholarship. The symposium was particularly targeted […]

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Vacancies: Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioners

The Secretary of State for International Development is looking to appoint two new members of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK. There are 15 Commissioners, drawn from a range of academic, development, diplomatic, and private sector backgrounds. Commissioners are expected to contribute to a range of functions which help to ensure that the CSC […]

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Farewell to departing Scholars

This year’s CSC Farewell Event took place on 7 July 2016, and was attended by 150 Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows from 25 countries, studying or working around the UK. Kindly hosted by the High Commission of Canada at Canada House in London, the event was a celebration of the achievements of Scholars and Fellows in […]

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Directory of Commonwealth Scholars updated for 2016

The Directory of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows has been updated to include 2015 Scholars and Fellows who have studied in the UK. The Directory now contains the names of over 34,000 individuals from across the Commonwealth who have benefited from the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan since it began in 1959. In addition, there are […]

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2016 entrants – Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

2016 winner Olivia Kate Faull (2012 Commonwealth Scholar from New Zealand, DPhil Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oxford) Conditioned respiratory threat in the subdivisions of the human periaqueductal gray, eLife (2016) 2016 entrants Iddriss Ibn Abdul-Rahman (Commonwealth Split-Site Scholar from Ghana, PhD Psychology- Animal Science, University of Ghana and University of Glasgow) Sexing in Guinea Fowls […]

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Olivia Faull wins 2016 Best Journal Article Prize

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) and Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2016 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize is Dr Olivia Faull, for her article ‘Conditioned respiratory threat in the subdivisions of the human periaqueductal gray’, published in eLife in […]

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