Cambridge Africa Updates

The latest updates from Cambridge Africa and our initiatives.

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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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Education in the context of multiple crises: reflections from the field

  Teachers creating alphabet charts for their classrooms at a training workshop, September 2020 On October 12, 2020, the Adamawa state government directed the immediate reopening of its schools.

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African Virology Congress

With the current SARS-CoV-2 and other viral pandemics crippling economies and seriously affecting health-care systems in Africa, and by extension, globally, it has become important that a platform be created…

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Demystifying the COVID-19 infodemic

Written by Dr Diepeveen (Department of Politics and International Studies, Cambridge University) & Dr Gagliardone (University of the Witwatersrand) The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted dramatic gains in interdisciplinary research to understand…

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Inaugural Dr Amit Bhasin Prize

  Dr Amit Bhasin was the programme manager for Cambridge-Africa from 2019 to 2020.

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Online Placental Biology Course 2021

The Centre for Trophoblast Research at the University of Cambridge run a 5-day Placenta Biology course from 5th to 9th July 2021.

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Corinna Alberg on her time in Cambridge-Africa

  When Tabitha Mwangi, the Cambridge-Africa manager, asked me to sum up my experiences with Cambridge-Africa over the last five years in a short blog, this seemed like quite a challenge.…

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Hunting an elusive parasite vector

Joel Ltilitan Bargul was born in Laisamis in Marsabit County of northern Kenya.

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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 2022 Launch

Written by Parinaz Hariri and Dr Tabitha Mwangi Today (6th June), Cambridge-Africa has launched the Alborada Research Fund call for 2022.

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