Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom

Salman Ahmad WCY 2014

Representing youth in the World Conference on Youth 2014

18 August 2014

Salman Ahmad is a 2013 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Pakistan, currently completing a Master’s in International Business at the University of Liverpool. Salman had the opportunity to take part in the World Conference on Youth 2014, and reflects on the outcomes of the conference. In the first week of April 2014, I received an email about […]

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2013 entrants – Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

15 August 2014

2013 winner Dr Adam Lewandowski (2009 Commonwealth Scholar from Canada, DPhil Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford) Preterm Heart in Adult Life: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Reveals Distinct Differences in Left Ventricular Mass, Geometry, and Function, Circulation (Volume 127, Issue 2, 2013) 2013 entrants Dr Mosabber Ahmed (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Bangladesh, PhD Signal Processing, Imperial College […]

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Posted in Best Journal Article Prize, Best Journal Article Prize 2013, News

Commonwealth Shared Scholar flocks to New Zealand to continue lamb research

06 August 2014

Antoinette Simpah Danso is a 2011 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Ghana. She studied MSc Meat Science and Technology at the University of Bristol. Antoinette’s MSc project was on the effect of various slaughter methods on the quality of lamb meat. She explains: ‘While slaughter methods have become more humane in the developed world due in […]

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Dr Valda Henry, 1998 Commonwealth Scholar from Dominica

Evaluation profile: Valda Henry

06 August 2014

Dr Valda Henry is the Chief Executive Officer of VF Inc., a consulting firm based in Dominica that provides services in a variety of areas including corporate governance and human resource management. She completed a PhD in Finance in 2001 on a Commonwealth Scholarship at the University of Warwick. Through her PhD and work, Valda has […]

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Representatives of the Wales, Northern Ireland and South West Regional Networks standing in front of the Glamorgan Building on King Edward Avenue, Wales with conference keynote speakers: Her Excellency Aloun Ndombet-Assamba, Jamaican High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (left in the first row) and Professor Iain Borden, Vice-Dean of Communication, Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London (right, first row)

Regional Networks work alongside Cardiff University to enhance the researcher experience

29 July 2014

‘Removing the Divide: Respecting and Understanding Cultures’, the postgraduate interdisciplinary conference, took place on Friday 20 June 2014 at the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University. The conference was the culmination of a series of events promoting interdisciplinary research exchange, and was one of the first collaborations between three of the eight Commonwealth Scholars’ Regional Networks. […]

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Posted in Events, News, Regional Networks

Sharing plans to improve school management with school teachers in Panihata village, Sherpur, Bangladesh

Commonwealth Professional Fellow introduces new vision for school management

10 July 2014

Janet Sarker is a 2013 Commonwealth Professional Fellow, hosted by Anglican Alliance. She is the Education Coordinator for the Church of Bangladesh, and spent seven weeks in the UK on her Fellowship with education experts and schools across the country. The knowledge and skills that I gained through my Commonwealth Professional Fellowship have since been used […]

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