Cambridge Africa Updates

The latest updates from Cambridge Africa and our initiatives.

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Reflections from Sabastine Eugene Arthur on his Cambridge-Africa Scholarship Journey

We talked to recent graduate and Cambridge-Africa scholar Dr Sabastine Arthur about his time in Cambridge. Before Cambridge The Cambridge-Africa PhD scholarship was a life changer.

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Spending a year at the Uganda Cancer Institute in Kampala

Written by Dr Marta Ferraresso, Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Pathology at the University of Cambridge.

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A new generation of Immunologists for Africa

The green and warm inviting environment of Makerere University’s College of Health Sciences in Uganda houses the Department of Immunology and Molecular Biology and is home to MSc students in…

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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.

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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.

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Quarantining in Cambridge

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

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Parasite Sex Ratios and Malaria Transmission in Ghana

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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