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CSC Lecture Series – Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Development

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16:30 - 20:00

Renold Building

The CSC Lecture Series focuses on bringing together academic and professional speakers with Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows to explore a range of relevant issues relating to development. Through these events Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows have the chance to consider and share opinions on key topics, and network with other Scholars and guests.

Kindly hosted by the University of Manchester, this lecture will offer an insight into the ever-changing and significant role of ICTs for development. What is the role of ICTs in economic and social development? How can we bridge the digital divide and ensure equitable access to ICTs? How can ICTs support Commonwealth Scholars in making an impact when they return home?

Speakers will include:

The lecture will also feature an interactive panel discussion with specialists in the field. Scholars and Fellows will have the opportunity to put their questions to the panellists as well as exchanging ideas with them, CSC staff and other award holders in attendance.

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