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New Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships

The CSC welcomes today’s announcement by the UK government of a new programme of Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships. The fellowships – announced by the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation – will attract the brightest minds from across the Commonwealth to the UK and support innovation and scientific discovery. They will be offered […]

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2017 entrants – Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

2017 winner Erasmus J Petrus Cilliers (2011 Scholar from South Africa, DPhil Economics, University of Oxford) Reconciling after civil conflict increases social capital but decreases individual well-being, Science (Volume 352, Issue 6287, 2016) 2017 highly commended articles Mosabber Uddin Ahmed (2008 Scholar from Bangladesh, PhD Signal Processing, Imperial College London) A Multivariate Multiscale Fuzzy Entropy […]

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Erasmus J Petrus Cilliers wins 2017 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 2017 Taylor & Francis Best Journal Article Prize is Dr Erasmus J Petrus Cilliers, for his article, ‘Reconciling after civil conflict increases social capital but decreases individual well-being‘, published in Science in […]

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They think it’s all over… Commonwealth v Chevening football match 2017

The CSC Regional Networks add to the Commonwealth Scholar experience through a range of social and other events. This year, our Regional Network Coordinators came together with Chevening Scholars (another UK government-funded scholarship programme) to organise a unique sporting event. Duncan Kwaitana (2016 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Malawi, MSc Clinical Leadership in Cancer, Palliative and […]

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Evaluation profile: Rebecca Tibenderana

Dr Rebecca Tibenderana is a 2015 Commonwealth Medical Fellow from Uganda. She spent six months at University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. Prior to her fellowship, she had completed a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery at Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda, and later a MMed in Internal Medicine. Her further studies were […]

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Speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament and Commonwealth Alumnus, Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury

Bangladeshi Commonwealth alumni encouraged to contribute to society

Commonwealth alumni returning to Bangladesh should aim to contribute as much as they can to their local communities. This was the clear message from Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament – and a former Commonwealth Scholar herself – at a reception last week. The reception, held to welcome home recently returned Commonwealth […]

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