Cambridge Africa Updates

The latest updates from Cambridge Africa and our initiatives.

Zoom Meeting Sep 2020

The Ongoing Collaboration between the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) and Cambridge

Written by Polly Basak, Project Coordinator on the UCI-Cambridge Initiative, Cambridge-Africa Team.

Read more

Damilola Adebayo 2

Damilola Adebayo reflects on his time as a Cambridge-Africa Scholar

Cambridge-Africa scholar Dr Damilola Adebayo on his Cambridge experience and plans for the future.

Read more

Adam Adam1

Quarantining in Cambridge

So, my name is Adam Muhammad Adam and I am from Nigeria.

Read more


Parasite Sex Ratios and Malaria Transmission in Ghana

Malaria continues to impair childhood wellbeing and economic development throughout Ghana and sub-Saharan Africa.

Read more

Picture 1

Looking beyond the starry skies of endemic Burkitt lymphoma

Written by Dr Suzanne Turner, University Reader in Cellular and Molecular Tumour Biology in the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge.

Read more


What are the challenges for reopening schools in Ethiopia? Perspectives of school principals and teachers

This blog highlights some of the key messages from a recent phone survey carried out with school principals and teachers in Ethiopia.

Read more

PhD Submission1

Enhancing opportunities for African post-docs

Written by Dr Carol Ibe My time working at the Cambridge-Africa Programme! I spent three months working with the Cambridge-Africa team between May and July.

Read more

IMG 8175 crop

Bongumenzi Sithembiso Nxumalo, PhD in Archaeology

Cambridge-Scholar Bongumenzi Sithembiso Nxumalo shares his PhD journey Before Cambridge I was born in Kwa-Nongoma, in the north-eastern rural parts of Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Read more


The SRA Bioinformatics and Open Lab Drug Discovery Conference and workshop, 3rd to 5th December, The Gambia

Written by Dr Bridget Bannerman, University of Cambridge  The SRA Bioinformatics and Open Lab Drug Discovery Conference was hosted from December 3rd to 5th, 2019 at the Medical Research Council, the London...

Read more


Group B strep and ‘the bigger picture’

Written by Christine Boinett and Dorota Jamrozy Few people have heard of Streptococcus agalactiae and even fewer associate it with meningitis.

Read more

Rayner 2

Development of Serological Assays to study antibody responses in Ghanaian COVID-19 Patients

Photo from right: Dr. Aniefiouk Udoakang (Visiting Post Doc), Ms. Claudia Ayigba (PhD Student), Dr. Aniefiouk Udoakang (Visiting Post Doc), Mr. Sylvester Languon (Research Assistant) and Ms.

Read more

touch base

98 days in

98 days in: The future of formal halls and staying motivated while working remotely Written by Chioma Achi, Cambridge-Africa PhD Scholar While COVID-19 cases appear to be declining in certain parts of the...

Read more

1 2 3 4