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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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Trajectories and impact of UK Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Programme alumni: Interim quantitative analysis

Trajectories and impact of UK Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Programme alumni: Interim quantitative analysis

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. Respondents to the surveys are drawn from all of the CSC-administered scholarship schemes, over 60 disciplinary fields, 50 Commonwealth countries, and as far back as 1963. The cycle is now […]

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New Chair of Commonwealth Scholarship Commission appointed

Richard Middleton has been appointed Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom. Richard, who was recently appointed a Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Middlesex University, will take up the post on 1 January 2015. He succeeds Professor Tim Unwin in the role. The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) awards over 900 […]

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