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Find out more about the impact of Commonwealth Scholars

The CSC’s Evaluation and Monitoring Programme aims to identify and quantify the impact of Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships on individuals, on institutions, and on a wider scale on communities and societies. This work is coordinated by a team at the CSC Secretariat and overseen by the CSC’S Evaluation and Monitoring Committee, which includes both Commissioners and representatives […]

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Scholars presentation day symposium – Commonwealth Scholars Conference

30 July 2015

Nottingham was the location of the third Commonwealth Scholars Regional Network Conference, organised by Midlands and Oxford Coordinator Abdul-Jalilu Ateku, 2014 Commonwealth Scholar from Ghana (PhD Conflicts, Governance and Development, University of Nottingham). The Scholars’ presentation day symposium afforded Scholars the opportunity to share insights into their current research at both Masters or PhD level, and to gain […]

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Assessing the assessment – Commonwealth Scholars Conference

29 July 2015

‘Assessing the assessment – the Commonwealth Scholars perspective on primary education’, the second Commonwealth Scholars Regional Network Conference, took place on Friday 26 June 2015 at the UCL Institute of Education in London. The event was organised by Florance Rampersad, 2014 Commonwealth PhD Scholar from Trinidad and Tobago (MA Educational Assessment, UCL Institute of Education) and member of […]

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Making an impact at home – Commonwealth Scholars Conference

29 July 2015

In the first Commonwealth Scholars Regional Network conference of the year, Scholars explored ‘How to make an impact in your home country whilst studying abroad’. Organised by Midlands and Oxford Coordinator Mustak Ibn Ayub, 2012 Commonwealth Scholar from Bangladesh (PhD Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer, University of Oxford), the conference took place on Friday 1 May 2015 at […]

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A swarm of bees in Marlborough House Gardens

15 July 2015

Dr Kwame Aidoo, 2015 Commonwealth Professional Fellow from Ghana, reports on a unique event arranged by his host organisation, Bees for Development. During the summer months every year, honey bee colonies gather nectar, pollen, and other resources to grow and develop a vibrant nest. When a nest is overflowing with bees and food, the colony […]

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2014 entrants – Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

15 June 2015

2014 winner Dr Benjamin Irving (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from South Africa, PhD Biomedical Engineering and Medical Image Analysis, University College London) Computer assisted detection of abnormal airway variation in CT scans related to paediatric tuberculosis, Medical Image Analysis Journal (Volume 14, Issue 7, 2014) Dr Sandhya Sukumaran (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from India, PhD Aquatic Eco-genotoxicology, […]

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UK citizens: apply now for Commonwealth Scholarships for PhD study in New Zealand

08 June 2015

Applications are now open for Commonwealth Scholarships for UK citizens to study PhDs at eight New Zealand universities. The scholarships, offered through Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara, are for doctoral study starting in early 2016. The level of funding varies between universities, but all support tuition fees, a return airfare, and a living allowance. […]

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