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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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Redempta Mamseri

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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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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Evaluation profile: Sushita Gokool-Ramdoo

Dr Sushita Gokool-Ramdoo was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship in 1997 and pursued a MA in Education and International Development at the UCL Institute Of Education. She is currently employed at the Tertiary Education Commission in Mauritius, and leads on the distance education regulatory function as well as national and institutional policy development. Additionally, as former […]

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Current Commonwealth Scholars Dr Shaheda Anwar (l) and Dr Masuma Pervin Mishu (r) with Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury (centre)

Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury: education is most important Commonwealth contribution to Bangladesh

Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament and Commonwealth Scholar, believes that the most important contribution made by the Commonwealth to Bangladesh is education. Shirin, who was recently appointed Chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), also told the CSC that her Commonwealth Scholarship was a ‘significant and integral part of my life’. She was […]

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Winners of the 2014 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

The CSC and Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce that the joint winners of the 2014 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize are: Dr Benjamin Irving, for his article ‘Computer assisted detection of abnormal airway variation in CT scans related to paediatric tuberculosis’, published in the Medical Image Analysis Journal […]

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Posted in Best Journal Article Prize, Best Journal Article Prize 2014, News

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