The latest updates from Cambridge Africa and our initiatives.

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My journey to Cambridge

Inioluwa Afolabi was awarded the Cambridge-Africa Amit Bhasin* Prize for 2023 in recognition of being an outstanding African student in Cambridge.

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PATS MECOR – A Breath of Fresh Air

I recently had the pleasure of experiencing my first Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS) Methods in Epidemiologic, Clinical and Operational Research (MECOR) – “PATS MECOR” course.

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Bio-Materials as Sustainable Electrolytes for Resilient Battery Systems

Power outages are common in Africa's vast cities, while many rural areas don't even have access to electricity.

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My Cambridge Experience - a Ugandan Medical Student at Addenbrookes

This year, 2023 I had the opportunity to study at one of the most prominent learning institutions in the world, Cambridge University.

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Palm Oil Cultivation - a West African Story

Oil palm is a cash crop and is widely grown across the tropics.

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The watershed: A career-determining experience

February 7th 2023, marked the beginning of the journey.

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Dendrochronology Workshop in Zambia by Paul Krusic

Thanks to the ALBORADA Fund, my co-organizers and I are facilitating an African Field School focusing on the science of Dendrochronology.

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Cambridge-Africa Postgraduate Research Symposium 2023

On Wednesday 21st of June 2023, Cambridge-Africa hosted a university-wide postgraduate research symposium for scholars from the African continent at Hughes Hall.

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My Research post Cambridge Africa PhD on Cocoa and other Plant Viruses Blog Post

I am Dr. Ebenezer Antwi Gyamera, one of the five scholars in the first cohort of the Cambridge-Africa PhD programme.

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Chilombo Musa's time as a Cambridge-Africa PhD student

About a decade before coming to Cambridge, I imagined a future in property investment and development.

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Discovering the viruses of yam in Côte d’Ivoire

Certain species of Dioscorea, better known as yam, are important sources of food and pharmaceuticals.

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Dr Prince Asare's bioinformatics journey

As a young scientist, and a trained molecular epidemiologist, I have developed a keen research interest in Mycobacterial diseases over the past decade.

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