Cambridge Africa Updates

The latest updates from Cambridge Africa and our initiatives.

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PhD student tackling Antimicrobial resistance.

Chioma Rita Achi is a final year PhD student supported by the Cambridge-Africa programme. Her journey to the University of Cambridge was not straightforward.

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Cambridge-Africa Research Fund Call 2021 Launch

Written by Parinaz Hariri and Dr Tabitha Mwangi Today (1st June), Cambridge-Africa has launched the Alborada Research Fund call for 2021.

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THRiVE’s Support for Research at Gulu University, Uganda

THRiVE’s Support for Research at Gulu University, Uganda THRiVE (Training Health Researchers into Vocational Excellence) is a consortium of universities and research institutes in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

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CA PhD scholars latest catch up

Our second meeting this year on Friday afternoon on the 9th April started with some good news.

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Responding to COVID-19 in Somalia: interactive mass media, 1-to-1 messaging and rapid insights from citizen feedback

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Fifteen essays on what gender equality means to young African women.

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Transforming the cowpea in Ghana

Dr John Eleblu tells the ongoing story of his dream to transform cowpea plants using the 'resurrection gene'. 

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The Chemotherapy Safety Project between the Uganda Cancer Institute and Cambridge

Written by Dr Joyce Balagadde-Kambugu, Consultant Paediatric Oncologist, Uganda Cancer Institute and Dr Denise Williams, Consultant Paediatric Oncologist, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.

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Cambridge-Africa Scholars Feb 2021

Cambridge-Africa Scholars Touch-base – lost count of the days in! Written by Dr Chioma Achi Friday, the 12 of February 2021 was another fun moment with Cambridge-Africa Scholars.

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First weeks at work: How is it working in Cambridge? I have been asked.

Written by Tabitha Mwangi, Cambridge Africa Programme Manager Starting a new job during the lockdown means that I actually can’t tell you much.

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Online Placental Biology Course 2021, 5th to 9th July 2021

Online Placental Biology Course 2021, 5th to 9th July 2021 Written by Erica Watson, Tereza Cindrova-Davies, Noelia Corral-Ferre and Kathy Niakan The Centre for Trophoblast Research at the University of Cambridge announces…

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Earliest Evidence for animals crawling onto land in Africa

Written by Dr Neil Davies and Dr Cameron Penn-Clarke Our project‘s purpose was to reveal an African perspective on one of the most important periods of our planet’s history.

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