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Evaluation profile: Kevin James

Professor Kevin James was a Commonwealth PhD Scholar at the University of Edinburgh’s Department of Economic and Social History from 1997-2000. Since completing his PhD, he has pursued an academic career at the University of Guelph, Canada; his primary research interests are British and Irish history, migration and tourism. In addition to research and teaching, […]

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Educating the people, engaging the nations

The Wales and Northern Ireland and South West Regional Networks held a seminar on 8 April 2016 at Cardiff University titled ‘Educating the people, engaging the nations’. Scholars came together with CSC staff at the seminar to discuss the following key questions: How have the careers of Scholars developed on completion of their scholarship in […]

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Successes and complexities: the outcomes of UK Commonwealth Scholarships 1960-2012

Since 2012, the CSC has been conducting a cycle of evaluation surveys designed to generate insight into the experiences, achievements, and difficulties of our alumni. By mid-2015, we had sent a survey to 100% of the members of our alumni network for whom we had current contact details. Almost 2,100 Scholars and Fellows responded to […]

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Commonwealth Scholars Radio 2016

Connect and communicate: academic engagement with modern media 44 Commonwealth Master’s Scholars attended the Connect and Communicate workshop held at the historic and scenic Cumberland Lodge in March 2016. The workshop considered the evolving channels for communication, the role of the media in connecting with communities, and the ways in which academia is attempting to […]

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Scholars celebrate Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth Scholars were involved in three major events held last week to mark Commonwealth Day on 14 March. The theme for this year was ‘An inclusive Commonwealth’. Scholars studying in the field of education attended the Annual Commonwealth Day Westminster Seminar on the morning of 14 March, hosted by the Council for Education in the […]

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Evaluation profile: Sultana Khanum

Dr Sultana Khanum was a Commonwealth PhD Scholar at the University of Keele between 1990 and 1994, and she returned to the UK as a Commonwealth Academic Fellow at the University of Manchester for six months in 2003. She has been a Professor of Sociology at the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, since 1999 and in […]

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