Tag Archive | "environment"

Jobo Samba working on the demarcation of the Tiwai Island Sanctuary

Safeguarding forests in Sierra Leone – April 2013

Jobo Samba (2006 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Sierra Leone, MSc GIS with Remote Sensing and Management, Aberystwyth University) has a lead role in government efforts to protect the environment. Working as a GIS Advisor to the Ministry of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment, Jobo is leading on the demarcation and protection of sensitive environmental […]

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Kabelo Senyatso, holding a black koorhan

Winner of the 2012 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

The CSC and Taylor & Francis are delighted to announce that Dr Kabelo J Senyatso (2007 Commonwealth Scholar from Botswana, PhD Conservation Ecology, University of East Anglia) is the winner of the 2012 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize. A panel of expert judges from different disciplines and backgrounds sat on 13 December 2012 […]

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Nellie Oduor

Professional Fellow learns about biomass energy in Scotland

Nellie Oduor is a 2012 Commonwealth Professional Fellow from Kenya. Her Fellowship was hosted by the Institute for Energy Systems at the University of Edinburgh In September 2012. I work for the Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) as a Deputy Centre Director of the Forest Products Research Centre. Other than the Centre’s administration duties, I […]

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Collen Zalengera, Commonwealth Scholar from Malawi

Malawian Scholar to present poster at Planet under Pressure conference

Collen Zalengera, a Commonwealth Scholar from Malawi, will be giving a poster presentation at the Planet Under Pressure 2012 conference, being held in London next March. This major international conference will focus on solutions to the global sustainability challenge, and form an important input to the Rio+20 conference (United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development) in […]

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Shona Robison MSP with Commonwealth Scholars studying at Scottish institutions

Scottish Minister announces second set of Commonwealth Saltire Professional Fellows

Shona Robison MSP, Scottish Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport, has announced the selection of the second cohort of Commonwealth Saltire Professional Fellows. Three Fellows from Rwanda will come to Scotland in January 2012 for a three-month programme hosted at Heriot-Watt University by the Rwanda-Scotland Alliance. The Minister announced the newly-selected Fellows while addressing new […]

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Shaheen during her talk

Environmental research presentation

Shaheen Begum (2008 Commonwealth Scholar from Pakistan, PhD in Environment, University of York) recently presented part of her PhD research at the International Conference on the Status and Future of the World’s Large Rivers (organised by BOKU – University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna in April 2011 in Vienna). More than 550 abstracts had […]

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