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Commonwealth Shared Scholar wins election to represent fellow students at Durham University

Mohammad Samawat Ullah is a 2013 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Bangladesh. Samawat is currently studying for a Masters in Internet Systems and E-Business at Durham University. Samawat has been elected as the President of Ustinov College GCR (Graduate Common Room) at Durham and is the first Bangladeshi student to hold the role. As President, Samawat […]

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Mining women’s potential in Zambia

Mususu Kaonda (2012 Commonwealth Scholar from Zambia, PhD Materials Science, University of Birmingham) spoke to SciDev.Net about how to encourage more young women to begin science and engineering careers. Mususu was encouraged to follow a career as an engineer by her father. She was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship in 2008, to study for an MSc in Advanced […]

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Evaluation profile: James Achanyi Fontem

James Achanyi Fontem is currently the Executive Director of Cameroon Link, an NGO based in Douala that promotes health and agricultural initiatives in rural areas through community radio stations in Cameroon. He undertook a Commonwealth Professional Fellowship with the Sickle Cell Society in the UK in 2008. In addition to his work with Cameroon Link, […]

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Postgraduate Research Conference

‘Removing the Divide: Respecting and Understanding Cultures’ Postgraduate Research Conference, 20 June 2014 Hosted by Cardiff School of Social Sciences in partnership with the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, the conference is organised by the Wales, South West and Northern Ireland Regional Networks. Keynote Speakers Professor Iain Borden, Vice-Dean of Communication, Bartlett Faculty of […]

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Britain-Nigeria Education Trust Commonwealth Fellowship for 2014 at the University of Ibadan

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and the University of Ibadan are pleased to announce the availability of a BNET Commonwealth Fellowship for 2014. The Fellowship is supported by the Britain-Nigeria Education Trust, as part of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) Endowment Fund; set up to mark the 50th anniversary of Commonwealth Scholarships […]

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Commonwealth Scholar from Trinidad and Tobago wins top prize in MSc Clinical Neurology

Dr Nadeem Hosein, a Commonwealth Scholar (2012-2013) from Trinidad and Tobago placed first among enrolled doctors in the MSc Clinical Neurology programme at UCL’s Institute of Neurology. While at the Institute of Neurology, Dr Hosein was able to complete academic, research and clinical aspects of the programme with distinction, receiving the MSc (Distinction) Clinical Neurology. […]

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