Cambridge Africa Updates

The latest updates from Cambridge Africa and our initiatives.

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Reliving the university student life experience in Cambridge

Written by Angelina Kakooza Mwesige, THRiVE-2 Postdoc Fellow Visiting the University of Cambridge over the late autumn/early winter 2019 was an adventurous experience for me because I left the comfort zone...

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Uganda Cancer Institute - Cambridge Collaboration

Written by Amit Bhasin, C-A Programme Manager The latter part of 2019 saw some real movement in establishing and consolidating this new and exciting collaboration between the Uganda Cancer Institute UCI...

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Reflections from Olamide Oguntoye on his Cambridge-Africa Scholarship

We talked to recent graduate and Cambridge-Africa scholar Dr Olamide Oguntoye about his time in Cambridge.

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International Society of Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (ISMET) conference highlights need for greater engagement with African researchers

Written by Tonny I Okedi, C-A Scholar, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge This October, I headed to the island of Okinawa, Japan, for the 7th biennial conference of the...

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Passion pushes me to the laboratory at University of Cambridge

Written by Agnes Nyabigambo, PhD Candidate, Makerere University. Cervical cancer (CC) is the 2nd most common cancer. An estimated 119,284 new cases occur every year in Sub Saharan Africa.

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Her Majesty visits NIAB and hears about cowpea transformation

Written by Alison Bentley.

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Respiratory medicine, meningitis, mosquitoes... a THRiVE experience!

Written by Dr Robin Gore, Adult Respiratory Clinician, Cambridge University Hospitals. I recently travelled with colleagues from Cambridge to the THRiVE AGM in Kampala.

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Uganda Cancer Institute Team visits Cambridge

Written by Dr Jackson Orem, Executive Director Uganda Cancer Institute. A team from Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI), Kampala, Uganda visited University of Cambridge from 9th - 31st May 2019.

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Ugandan cancer researchers spend the summer at CRUK Cambridge Institute

Written by Henry Wannume and Paul Katongole.

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DELTAS Annual Meeting 2019, Dakar, Senegal

 Written by Corinna Alberg. This July the DELTAS (Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science) Africa programme held its annual meeting in Dakar, Senegal.

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