Cambridge Africa Updates

The latest updates from Cambridge Africa and our initiatives.

Anye-Nkwenti Nyamnjoh's thoughts at the end of his Cambridge PhD

Anye-Nkwenti Nyamnjoh, a Cambridge-Africa Scholar, has recently completed his PhD. Here, he shares his thoughts Memories  I have fond memories of my time in Cambridge.

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Written on behalf of the African Society of Cambridge University by Martin Wagah, Chair for Communications, ASCU The 8th Africa Together Conference, ATC2022, shares the unfortunate iceberg effect with many other…

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Meet Prof. Osbourne Quaye

Professor Osbourne Quaye has collaborated with several scientists at the University of Cambridge over the years. A relationship that begun when he won a CAPREx post-doctoral fellowship.

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Dr Saudah Namyalo on her research career journey

Cambridge-Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx) was a partnership between the University of Cambridge, Makerere University, Uganda and the University of Ghana, between 2012-2019, extended to December 2021.

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Tonny Okedi reflects on his PhD journey

Tonny Okedi started his PhD journey at the University of Cambridge in 2018 and has recently defended his thesis. In this blog, he talks about his experience while here.

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The International Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Africa branch meeting.

 At last, an in-person meeting, a break from Zoom and a thoroughly enjoyable meeting of the African branch of the international society for paediatric oncology in Uganda! Written by Prof.…

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Cambridge worth a visit for research and leisure: Reflecting on my short stay in Cambridge

Engida Esayas Dube (PhD) Cambridge-Africa Visiting Research Fellow, 20 February to 20 March 2022 Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge I hold a PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies (Specialising in Socioeconomic Development…

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A compact soil and water analytical platform in Uganda

The Mobile and high precision soil testing platform donated by the Cambridge-Africa programme, was launched in Feb 2022 at Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute, Central Uganda.

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Resty Nabeeta -2021 CRUKCI "Summer" Research student

I got the opportunity to attend a 10 weeks summer research training at the Cancer Research Institute at the University of Cambridge from October 25th to December 16th 2021.

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A Life in Research - Dr Bongumenzi Nxumalo

Written by Dr Tabitha Mwangi, Cambridge Africa Programme Manager, University of Cambridge and published in Kenya Airways magazine  Meet the South African archaeologist who has shone new light on the ancient…

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Faith Nakazzi at CRUK - Cambridge Institute

  Faith in her lab in Uganda  I hold a master’s degree in Immunology and Clinical microbiology from Makerere University, Kampala Uganda and a bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from the same university.…

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Suffrage Science Award Winner 2021-2022 - Dr Mary Chama

The list of science prizes awarded each year is long and growing but the selection process is often opaque and team effort or mentorship are rarely prized.

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