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Benin

1 project

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Training Workshop (for Africa-based agricultural researchers and postgraduate students)
    Dr Leonie Luginbuehl & Dr Trishna Tungadi (Plant Sciences) and Dr Enoch G. Achigan-Dako (Laboratory of Genetics, Horticulture and Seed Science (University of Abomey-Calavi in Benin Republic)

Botswana

1 project

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Characterisation of Campylobacter from diarrhoeal patients and chickens in Botswana
    Dr Andrew Grant (Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge) and Dr Maitshwarelo Ignatious Matsheka (University of Botswana)

Burkina Faso

1 project

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Assessment of Novel Antimalarial Transmission Blocking Interventions in a Field Context by Direct Membrane Feeding
    Dr Andrew Blagborough (Pathology) and Dr Dari Yannick Frédéric Da (Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé)

Burundi

1 project

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Framing Peace: Exploring Conciliatory Radio Programming in Burundi and Uganda
    Dr Florence Brisset-Foucault (Journalism & Communication, University of Cambridge) and Dr William Tayeebwa (Makerere University)

Cameroon

3 projects

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Cambridge-Africa PhD Scholarships

Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Functional studies of a potential blood stage malaria vaccine candidate
    Dr Julian C. Rayner (Wellcome Trust-Sanger Institute) and Dr Jerome Nyhalah Dinga (University of Buea)
  • Molecular Epidemiology and Population Genomics of Streptococcus agalactiae Isolates from the Microbiome of Pregnant Women and Neonates
    Prof Stephen Bentley (Wellcome Trust - Sanger Institute) & Dr Luria Leslie Founou (Centre of Expertise and Biological Diagnostic of Cameroon)

Comoros

1 project

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Decolonisation and its legacies in Comoros, circa 1960 to the present
    Dr George Roberts (Faculty of History) and Dr Ahmed Ouledi (Université des Comores)

Democratic Republic of the Congo

2 projects

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Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund COVID-19 Emergency Awards

Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Faith-based factors in the delivery of health and well-being in DR Congo
    Dr Emma Wild-Wood (Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge) and Dr Titre Ande (Université de Shalom, Bunia, DR Congo)

Ethiopia

9 projects

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Building capacity for statistical epidemiology in Ethiopia
    Dr Anne Presanis (MRC biostatistics Unit) and Dr Denekew Bitew Belay, Hawassa University)
  • Building research and innovation capacity in Ethiopia through sustainable enzyme biomanufacturing
    Dr Jenny Molloy (Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology) and Dr Kassahun Tesfaye (Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute, Addis Ababa University)
  • Improving tef root system for increased yields in Ethiopia
    Dr Stéphanie Swarbreck (NIAB) and Dr Kbebew Assefa (Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research
  • Monitoring Ethiopian Groundwater with ApRES (MEGwA)
    Dr Keith Nicholls (British Antarctic Survey), Dr Seifu Admassu Tilahun (Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University)
  • Response of Eragrostis tef to Zn fertilization and its ability to increase grain Zn content
    Dr Matthew Milner (NIAB) & Dr Hirut Assaye Cherie (Department of Applied Human Nutrition, Bahir Dar University)
  • Volcanic tie-lines between records of past climates and early modern humans in Ethiopia
    Professor Christine Lane (Geography) and Dr Asfawossen Asrat Kassaye (College of Natural Sciences, University of Addis Ababa)

Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund COVID-19 Emergency Awards

Gambia

3 projects

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Fostering capacity building in The Gambia with a focus on (a) Structural Bioinformatics for tuberculosis research (b) 3D printing and Raspberry pi technology to facilitate science education (Science Resources Africa)
    Professor Sir Tom Blundell, Dr Bridget Bannerman (Biochemistry) and Dr Assan Jaye (Medical Research Council at LSHTM, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, The Gambia)
  • Refugee Diaspora and Peacebuilding in The Gambia
    Dr Adam Branch (Centre of African Studies) and Dr Jennifer Amanda Coffie (CAPREx - University of Ghana)
  • Training workshop on nutrition
    Dr Dora I.A. Pereira (Pathology) and Dr Mohammad Ilias Hossain (MRC Gambia)

Ghana

62 projects

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • 2019 TReND neuroscience & neurogenetics course
    Professor Steven Russell (Genetics) and Prof Gordon A. Awandare (West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens, University of Ghana)
  • A Clash of Kingdoms: Isolation of indigenous entomopathogenic fungi against the fall armyworm and unravelling the molecular signature of insect-fungus interactions.
    Dr Stephen Dolan (Biochemistry) and Dr Winfred-Peck Dorleku (Biochemistry, University of Ghana)
  • Alternative methods of cultivation of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta to maximize active compound production and prevent species extinction in the wild
    Dr Lesley Boyd (National Institute of Agricultural Botanty - NIAB) and Dr Naalamle Amissah (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Anti-Plasmodial mechanisms of mosquito gut bacteria isolated from field-caught malaria vectors
    Dr Frank Jiggins (Genetics) and Dr Jewelna Akorli (CAPREx - University of Ghana)
  • Application of whole genome sequencing to investigate Staphylococcus aureus outbreaks in Ghana
    Professor Stephen Bentley (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge) and Dr Eric Sampane-Donkor (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Assessing the efficacy of locally produced rice husk biochar in managing greenhouse gas emissions and the mechanism in improving yield
    Professor Howard Griffiths (Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge) and Dr Dilys Sefakor MacCarthy (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Biotic and aboitic factors influencing the costs of Plasmodium falciparum infection in Anopheles gambiae s.s.
    Dr Frank Jiggins (Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge) and Dr Fred Aboagye-Antwi (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Capacity building in Ghana for cultivation of high value compound producing microorganisms
    Professor Alison G Smith (Plant Sciences) and Dr Kwaku Kyeremeh (Department of Chemistry, University of Ghana)
  • Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes from dairy products marketed at informal markets in Ghana: A case study of Tulaku and Nima markets
    Dr Andrew Grant (Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge) and Dr Angela Parry Hanson‐Kunadu (CAPREx - University of Ghana)
  • Comparative transcriptome analysis of susceptible and resistant tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) genotypes from Ghana to root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita)
    Dr Uta Paszkowski (Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge) and Dr Seloame Tatu Nyaku (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Contribution of strain diversity to rotavirus vaccine effectiveness in Ghana: Investigating human rotavirus reservoirs and strain diversity in farm animals
    Dr Barbara Blacklaws (Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge)
    and Dr Osbourne Quaye (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Development of a rapid sensitive detection tool for the identification of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes in clinical malaria
    Dr Gavin Wright (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge) and Dr Linda Eva Amoah (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Development of electro-porcelain composites from local raw materials in Ghana
    Dr Kevin Knowles (Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge) and Dr Abu Yaya (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Do seasonal changes in the pharyngeal microbiome influence the risk of epidemic meningitis in the African meningitis belt?
    Dr Caroline Trotter (Vet Med) and Kanny Diallo (University of Ghana)
  • Energy harvesting via Graphene based Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
    Dr Tawfique Hasan (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge) and Dr David Dodoo-Arhin (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Epigenetic regulation of sex ratio and variant antigen expression in clinical isolates of Plasmodium falciparum
    Dr Oliver Billker (Wellcome Trust-Sanger Institute) and Dr Bismarck Dinko (University of Health and Allied Sciences)
  • Establishment of tissue culture and genetic transformation for scalable cowpea improvement in sub-Saharan Africa
    Dr Alison Bentley (Genetics & Breeding, NIAB) and Dr John Saviour Yaw Eleblu (University of Ghana)
  • Examining the transition to adulthood in an urban poor context
    Dr Brendan Burchell (Department of Sociology) and Dr Adriana Biney (CAPREx - University of Ghana)
  • Gene expression profiling and in vitro culturing of field isolates of African trypanosomes from natural cattle infections in Ghana
    Dr Paula MacGregor (Biochemistry) and Dr Theresa Manful Gwira (Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Ghana)
  • Generation of Ultra Short Optical Pulses Using Graphene as Saturable Absorber
    Professors Ian White and Richard Penty (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge) and Dr Ferdinand Katsriku (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Genetic diversity, linkage disequilibrium & genomic selection of the ashanti dwarf pig of Ghana
    Professor Nabeel Affarra, Dr Carole Sargent (Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge) and Dr Richard Osei-Amponsah (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Genomics and Bioinformatics of Infectious Pathogens
    Dr Simon Frost (Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge) and Dr Samuel Kojo Kwofie (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Genotyping of Local Ghanaian Pig Populations
    Dr Carole Anne Sargent (Pathology) and Dr Richard Osei-Amponsah (University of Ghana)
  • Graphene based natural dye sensitized solar cells
    Dr Tawfique Hasan (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge) and Dr David Dodoo-Arhin (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Identification and characterisation of Pectobacterium and Serratia species from Ghana
    Prof George Salmond (Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge) and Dr Joseph Honger (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Identification of specific metabolites in Mycobacterium ulcerans infection: exploring potential diagnostic biomarkers
    Dr Jules Griffin (Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge) and Dr Lydia Mosi (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • In silico prediction of mode of action of phenylpyranotriterpenoids and other bioactive compounds as potential drugs
    Dr Andreas Bender (Department of Chemistry, Cambridge) and Dr Mary Anti Chama (CAPREx - University of Ghana)
  • Locating Urban Spaces of Climate Mobilities in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Dr Irit Katz (Architecture) & Prof Samuel Nii Ardey Codjoe (Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana)
  • Mitochondria as pharmacological targets for pharmacological and toxicological evaluation of medicinal plant extracts
    Dr Andrew Murray (Department of Physiology, Development & Neurosciences, University of Cambridge) and Dr Augustine Ocloo (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Nano-Engineered Water Filter: Processing and Properties
    Dr Laura Torrente Murciano and Dr Michael De Volder (Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology / Institute for Manufacturing) and Dr Ebenezer Annan (CAPREx - Materials Science and Engineering, Univeristy of Ghana)
  • Novel Marine-Derived Actinomycetes from Ghana’s Western and Volta Regional Wetlands: Genetic Sequences, Chemistry and Biological Activity Profiles
    Professor Peter Leadlay (Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge) and Dr Kaku Kyeremeh (CAPREx - University of Ghana)
  • Origins and evolution of epidemic cholera in Ghana
    Professor Gordon Dougan (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge) and Dr Japheth Opintan (University of Ghana)
  • Politics, the State and Limits of Oil Led Development in Uganda and Ghana
    Dr Kun-Chin Lin (Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge) and Dr Juma Anthony Okuku (Makerere University)
  • Promoting indigenous underutilized oilseeds as immune boosters
    Prof Melinda J. Duer (Chemistry) & Dr Mercy Badu (Chemistry, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology)
  • Propagation of rotavirus field strains in cell culture
    Dr Caroline Trotter (Veterinary Medicine) & Dr Osbourne Quaye (WACCBIP, University of Ghana)
  • Research training for colleagues in Ghana in a participatory monitoring and evaluation approach known as the 'Most Significant Change' (MSC) technique to evaluate 'leadership for learning' training for Education professionals
    Dr Sue Swaffield (Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge) and Professor Yaw Ankomah (University of Cape Coast)
  • Role of aphids in the transmission of a suspected viral disease and the disease’s impact on the growth and yield of cabbage in Ghana
    Dr John P Carr (Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge) and Dr Ken Okwae Fening (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Self-employment and family life: A study of workers in Ghana's informal sector
    Dr Brendan J Burchell (Sociology) and Dr Francis Annor (University of Ghana)
  • Sorghum Improvement for Increased Grain Nutrient Content
    Dr Alison Bentley (National Institute of Agricultural Botany, Cambridge) and Dr John Eleblu (University of Ghana)
  • Structural Characterization of Antimycobaterial Compounds Isolated from Wood Decaying Fungi Found in Ghana
    Dr Finian Leeper (Department of Chemistry, UNiversity of Cambridge) and Dr Patrick Kobina Arthur (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Synthesis and Application of Visible Light Photocatalyt in Oil Spill Remediation
    Dr Ramachandran Vasant Kumar (Materials Science and Metallurgy) and Dr Emmanuel Nyankson ( CAPREx - Materials Science and Engineering, Univeristy of Ghana)
  • The death penalty and the rule of law in Ghana
    Dr Justice Tankebe (Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge) and Dr Peter Atudiwe Atupare (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • The epidemiology of lifetime infections with trypanosomes in individual cattle in Ghana
    Dr Mark Carrington (Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge) and Dr Theresa Manful (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • The use of photocatalytic metal oxide nanoparticles for degrading oil spill - an innovative approach in environmental remediation
    Dr Caterina Ducati (department of Materials Sciences, University of Cambridge) and Mr Henry Agbe (All Nations University College)
  • To Walk, Ride or Drive: An Assessment of Routine Data Source On Physical Activity and Transportation in Accra, Ghana
    Dr James Woodcock (MRC Epidemiology Unit) and Dr Fidelia Dake (CAPREx - University of Ghana)
  • Travel award - initiate future research collaborations on genome sequencing of streptococcus pneumoniae
    Professor Stephen Bentley (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) and Dr Eric Sampane-Donkor (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Travel grant for a visit to Cambridge collaborators
    Dr John Gibson & Prof Ian Wilkinson (Veterinary Medicine & Medicine, Cambridge) and Rev. Dr Antwi-Boasiako (University of Ghana)
  • Travel Grant: Global gene expression of Anopheles gambiae s.l. breeding in polluted water
    Dr Mara Lawniczak (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge) and Dr Dziedzom de Souza
  • Upscaling cowpea improvement for food security in Ghana
    Dr Alison Rose Bentley (NIAB) and Dr John Saviour Yaw Eleblu (West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement, University of Ghana)
  • Use of CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing to identify novel antimalarial drug targets
    Dr Julian Rayner (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge) and Dr Neils Ben Quashie (University of Ghana, Legon)
  • Using advanced genomic analysis to identify viral pathogens in residual diagnostic specimens after routine laboratory testing for haemorrhagic fever causative agents.
    Dr Simon David William Frost (Veterinary Medicine) and Dr Joseph Humphrey Kofi Bonney (CAPREx - University of Ghana )
  • What is the population structure and genomic diversity of antibiotic resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from livestock in Ghana?
    Dr Mark Holmes (Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge) and Dr Beverly Egyir (University of Ghana)
  • Whole Genome Sequencing for understanding food and waterborne pathogens in Africa
    Dr Ankur Mutreja (Medicine) and Dr Karen Keddy (National Institute for Communicable Diseases)

Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund COVID-19 Emergency Awards

Cambridge-Africa PhD Scholarships

Ivory Coast

2 projects

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Cambridge-Africa PhD Scholarships

Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • The Virome of Yam: A Vital Crop in West Africa
    Prof John P Carr (Plant Sciences) & Dr Josiah Musembi Mutuku (West African Virus Epidemiology (WAVE) Pôle Scientifique et d'Innovation de Bingerville, Université Félix Houphouët)

Kenya

35 projects

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • African Heritage Challenges: Development and Sustainability
    Dr Marie Louise Stig Sorensen (Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge) and Professor Chris Boonzaaier (University of Pretoria)
  • African Ruminant Methane: Measurements and Analysis (ARMMA)
    Dr Alexander T. Archibald (Chemistry) and Dr Lutz Merbold (Mazingira Centre, International Livestock Research Institute)
  • An assessment of etiology and co-infections in African children admitted with acute gastroenteritis after introduction of rotavirus vaccination
    Dr Barbara Ann Blacklaws (Vet Med) and Dr Charles Nyagoti Agoti (KEMRI)
  • An investigation into the interdependence of species with rainforest understory plant Pollia condensata
    Dr Silvia Vignolini (Departments of Chemistry- Ecology, Cambridge) and Dr Rebecca HN Karanja (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)
  • Analysing Large Scale UMTS Network Usage In Developing Regions
    Professor Andy Hopper, Dr Ripduman Sohan (Computer Technology, University of Cambridge) and Dr Joseph Sevilla (Strathmore University)
  • Arbovirus metagenomic surveillance in sand flies and ticks
    Dr Barbara Ann Blacklaws (Veterinary Medicine) and Dr David Poumo Tchouassi (Behavioral and Chemical Ecology Unit, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe)
  • Bioinformatics approaches for Next Generation Sequencing analysis
    Dr Jelena Aleksic (Centre for Stem Cell Research, University of Cambridge) and Dr Daniel Masiga (icipe - African Insect Science for Food and Health)
  • Common bean as a reservoir for viruses that infect bees and aphids –A study in Kenya
    Professor John P Carr (Plant Sciences) and Dr Francis Onono Wamonje (Plant Health Theme, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology)
  • Conservancies and Pastoralists in Northern Kenya: Land and Livelihoods in Transition
    Dr Elizabeth Emma Watson (Geography) and Dr Hussein Abdullahi Mahmoud (Technical University of Mombasa)
  • Creating Value from Mobile Platforms: From Financial Inclusion to Clean Energy in Kenya
    Dr Michael Barrett (Judge Business School, Cambridge) and Dr Samuel Liyala (Jaramogi Oginga University of Science and Technology)
  • Dating the behavioral and biological origins of early modern humans at Natodomeri, Kenya
    Dr Nicholas T. Blegen (Geography) and Dr Frederick Kyalo Manthi (Department of Earth Sciences, National Museums of Kenya)
  • Development of procedural and computational platforms at trypanosome research centre (TRC) in Kenya for utilization of archived African trypanosome isolates
    Professor Mark Field (Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge) and Dr Vincent Owino Adung'a (Egerton University)
  • Empowering Kenyan Women in Agriculture and Nutrition
    Dr Katharina Kessler (Veterinary Medicince) and Dr Felister Mbute Nzuve (Plant Science and Crop Protection, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi)
  • Expansion of Teachers' Roles and Responsibilities in Inclusive Primary Schools in Kenya
    Dr Nidhi Singal (Education) and Dr Pamela Buhere (MMUST, Kenya)
  • Gender relations in cash crop production and gender violence in a rural community in Eastern Kenya
    Dr Manali Desai (Sociology) and Dr Rose Anne Njiru, Social Sciences and Development Studies. Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya)
  • Identity dilemma of the Rwandan-Kenyan or Kenyan-Rwandan community in Kericho, Kenya
    Dr Andrea Grant (Centre of African Studies) and Dr David Mwambari (United States International University-Africa-Kenya)
  • Improving finger millet blast resistance using chlorophyll-fluorescence based phenotyping methods
    Dr Johannes Kromdijk (Plant Sciences) and Santie M. de Villiers Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Pwani University, Kenya)
  • International Sustainable Partnership in Inclusive Research & Education (INSPIRE)
    Dr Adrian C. Fisher (Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology) & Dr Zipporah N. Bukania ( Centre for Public Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute)
  • Is biofilm formation correlated with antibiotic resistance in environmental isolates of Enterobacteriaceae harvested from Kenyan waste water?
    Dr Martin Welch (Biochemistry) and Anthony Waywire Sifuna (Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology)
  • Kenya-United Kingdom Staphylococcus aureus training collaboration (KUK-SATC)
    Dr Estee Torok (Department of Medicine, Cambridge) and Professor Sam Kariuki (KEMRI)
  • Mathematics Applied in the Biological Sciences
    Professor Timothy John Pedley (Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics) and Professor Johana Sigey Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)
  • Miocene reptile faunas from western Kenya: Reconstructing equatorial change during deep-time global warming
    Dr Jason James Head (Zoology) & Dr Fredrick Kyalo Manthi (Department of Earth Sciences, National Museums of Kenya)
  • New photonic approaches for imaging diagnostics of malaria infections
    Prof Pietro Cicuta (Physics) & Dr Dickson Mwenda Kinyua (Meru University of Science and Technology)
  • PIMA and Africa's Voices, collaboration in Kenya
    Dr Sharath Srinivasan (POLIS, University of Cambridge) and Professor Winnie Mitullah (University of Nairobi)
  • SoilCards: enabling paper-based, on-site soil testing by smallholder farmers
    Dr Lesley Boyd (NIAB) and Dr Joseph Mutwiri Miriti (Kenya Livestock and Agricultural Research Organisation)
  • Study of the molecular history and adaptation of minority Kenyan tribes to reveal what has shaped their culture, ecology and demography
    Dr Marta Mirazon Lahr (University of Cambridge) and Prof Anne Wangari Muigai (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)
  • Technology transfer for protein microarray analysis
    Dr Cecile Crosnier (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) and Dr Faith Hope Among'in Osier (KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme)
  • This is not a highway: the techno-politics of the JKIA-Westlands expressway in Kenya
    Dr Gediminas Lesutis (Geography) & Dr Jethron Ayumbah Akallah (Department of History and Archaeology, Maseno University)
  • Transmission of infectious disease causing zoonotic pathogens by camel hippoboscids in northern Kenya
    Professor Mark Carrington (Biochemistry) and Dr Joel Ltilitan Bargul (ICIPE)
  • Unravelling P. falciparum invasion of Red Blood Cells: Assay optimization and application workshop
    Dr Alejandro Marin-Menendez (Wellcome Trust-Sanger Institute) and Dr Silvia Njeri Kariuki (KEMRI)
  • Validation of candidate mutations for resistance in Plasmodium berghei ANKA to the antimalarial drugs piperaquine and lumefantrine
    Dr Julian Rayner (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) and Dr Lynette Isabella Oyier (KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme)

Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund COVID-19 Emergency Awards

Cambridge-Africa PhD Scholarships

THRiVE-2

Madagascar

1 project

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Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund COVID-19 Emergency Awards

Malawi

5 projects

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Abolition of secondary school fees in Malawi: Implications for financing, equity and quality
    Professor Pauline Rose (Education) and Ms Esme Kadzamira (Centre for Educational Research and Training, University of Malawi)
  • The genetic basis of fisheries-induced evolution in Lake Malombe cichlid fish
    Dr Hannes Svardal (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge) and Dr Bosco Rusuwa (University of Malawi)
  • The Impact of HIV-Infection on Within-Host Genetic Diversity and Evolution of the Pneumococcus
    Professor Stephen Bentley (Wellcome Turst) and Dr Kondwani Jambo (Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme)

Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund COVID-19 Emergency Awards

Mauritania

1 project

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Genetic diversity and drug resistance of Plasmodium vivax in Mauritania
    Prof Julian C Rayner (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research) & Dr Ambroise Ahouidi (Institute for Health Research, Epidemiological Surveillance and Training, Dakar, Senegal)

Mozambique

1 project

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Social and genetic relationships between male African elephants in South Africa and Mozambique
    Dr Hannah S. Mumby (Department of Zoology, Cambridge) and Dr Michelle Henley (University of South Africa)

Namibia

2 projects

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Contextual design of AI tools for African researchers
    Professor Alan Blackwell (Computer Science and Technology) and Professor Nicola J Bidwell (Faculty of ICT, International University of Management)
  • Corrosion at the Port of Walvis Bay
    Professor Catherine Rae (Materials Science and Metallurgy) and Prof Frank Kavische (Mining and Metallurgical Engineering, University of Namibia)

Niger

2 projects

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Africa Science Week - Intensive Workshops at Abdou Moumouni University
    Dr Adam Branch (Centre of African Studies, Department of Politics and International Studies) and Professor Tidjani Alou (Faculty of Economics and Law, Abdou Moumouni University of Niamey)

Cambridge-Africa PhD Scholarships

Nigeria

33 projects

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • 7th TReND course on insect neuroscience and neurogenetics
    Professor Steven Russell (Genetics) and Yunusa Mohammed Garba (Gombe State University)
  • A simple haemolytic assay for diagnosis and prognosis of sickle cell disease (travel costs)
    Dr John Gibson (Biological Sciences, University of Cambridge) and Dr Taiwo Kotila (University of Ibadan)
  • Agro-ecological approaches to fall armyworm management in Nigeria: testing strategies, building capacity, and developing collaborations
    Dr Sarah Luke (Zoology) & Dr Mobolade Dele Akinbuluma (Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, University of Ibadan)
  • Building capacity for developmental biology research through the analysis of the ovotoxicty effects of 4-vinylcyclohexene (VCH) and its metabolites in the egg chamber of Drosophila melanogaster
    Dr Timothy Weil (Department of Zoology, Cambridge) and Dr Amos Olalekan Abolaji (University of Ibadan)
  • Characterising tuber development of an underutilised legume crop, the African Yam Bean
    Dr Nadia Radzman (Sainsbury Laboratory) and Dr Morufat Oloruntoyin Balogun (Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, University of Ibadan)
  • Development of Electrodes for Aqueous Electrochemical Energy Storage Applications
    Professor Clare Grey (Chemistry) and Prof. Fabian I. Ezema (Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka)
  • Development of low-cost Visible-Light Photocatalyts for degradation of emerging contaminants in water
    Dr Stuart Matthew Clarke (Chemistry and the BP Institute) and Dr Emmanuel Iyayi Unuabonah (Redeemer's University)
  • Development of solar acive ternary composite photocatalyst for nitrate reduction in groundwater
    Professor Stephan Hofmann (Engineering) and Professor Nurudeen Abiola OLADOJA (Department of Chemical Sciences, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Nigeria,)
  • Integrated soil management to improve soil fertility and function for crop production
    Dr Lydia Smith, NIAB Innovation Farm and EA Innovation Hub and Dr Kingsley Chinyere Uzoma, Department of Soil Science and Meteorology, Michael Okpara, University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria
  • Mechanistic and Therapeutic Role of Carotenoid Astaxanthin on Drosophila melanogaster Model of Pink1-Associated Parkinson’s Disease
    Dr Alex Whitworth (MRC Mitochondria Biology Unit) and Dr Amos Abolaji (Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria)
  • Monolithic nanocatalyst composites: realizing new avenues in wastewater treatment for DAC list countries
    Dr Andrew Wheatley (Chemistry) & Dr Adewale Adewuyi ( Redeemer's University)
  • Neuropathological profile of the African Giant Rat brain (Cricetomys gambianus) after natural exposure to heavy metal environmental pollution in the Nigerian Niger Delta
    Dr Raymond Bujdoso (Veterinary Medicine) & Prof James O Olopade (Veterinary Anatomy, University of Ibadan)
  • Paleo-environmental studies, subsistence economy and social complexity in Igbo-Ukwu, Eastern Nigeria (ca. 800-1200 CE)
    Dr Abidemi Babalola (Centre of African Studies) & Dr Kingsley Daraojimba (Archaeology & Tourism, University of Nigeria)
  • Synthesis and Testing of New Pseudocapacitors for Grid Storage
    Prof. Clare Grey (Department of Chemistry, Cambridge) and Prof Fabian Ifeanyichukwu Ezema (University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu)
  • Technology, Society, and Environment in Early West Africa: Archaeological investigation of glass production and iron metallurgy in Ile-Ife, Nigeria (ca. 900-1600 CE)
    Dr. Abidemi Babatunde Babalola (Centre of African Studies) and Professor Adisa Benjamin Ogunfolakan (A.G. Leventis Natural History Museum, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife)
  • The evidence-based treatment of hypertensive heart failure in sub-Saharan Africa: A feasibility study
    Professor Ian B Wilkinson (EMIT Division, Department of Medicine) and Dr Dike Ojji (Department of Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, University of Abuja)
  • The modulatory role of curcumin and quercetin on Drosophila GSK-3: a potential therapeutic intervention in Parkinson’s disease
    Prof Steven Russell (Genetics) & Dr John Afees Olanrewaju (Ben Carson School of Medicine, Babcock University)
  • Trial road construction in the Niger delta in Nigeria
    Dr Abir Al-Tabbaa (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge) and Professor Josiah Ayotamuno (Rivers State University of Science and Technology)
  • Unmasking the neglected role and population genomics of non-typhoidal Salmonella in human diarrhoea and bloodstream infections in a typhoid endemic, livestock-dense setting of Nigeria, sub Saharan Africa
    Prof Julian Parkhill (Veterinary Medicine) & Dr Emmanuel Ochefije Ngbede (Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi)
  • Visualising the Northcote Whitridge Thomas Collection at the University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA)
    Prof Nicolas Thomas (Deaprtment of Anthropology, University of Cambridge) and Dr Ohioma Ifouna Pogoson (University of Ibadan)
  • Will HIV resistance compromise the success of dolutegravir-based ART?
    Prof Ravindra Gupta (Cambridge Institute for Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease) & Dr Adam Abdullahi (Institute of Human Virology)

Cambridge-Africa PhD Scholarships

Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund COVID-19 Emergency Awards

Rwanda

5 projects

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  • Epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Rwanda
    Dr Simon Frost (Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge) and Dr Roman Saba Ntare (University of Rwanda)
  • Exploring primary school teachers’ pedagogical strategies to support students using English as the Medium of Instruction: a small pilot study in Rwanda
    Dr Ricardo Sabates Aysa (Faculty of education) and Professor Eugene Ndabaga (college of Education, University of Rwanda)
  • Is There a Developmental State in Rwanda?
    Dr Ha-Joon Chang (Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge), and Professor Julius Kiiza (Makerere University)
  • The Social and institutional dimensions of economic transformation: a multi-disciplinary CDS-UR collaboration
    Dr Shailaja Fennell (Centre of Development Studies and Department of Land Economy, Cambridge) and Dr Jolly Rubagiza (CAPREx - University of Rwanda)

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Senegal

2 projects

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  • P. falciparum ex vivo invasion and inhibition assays in the field: Assay optimization and implementation workshop
    Dr Julian Rayner (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) and Dr Souleymane Mboup (Cheikh Anta Diop University)
  • The Freedom Villages of Senegal: Examining the Intersections of Heritage, Arts, and Contemporary Antislavery Campaigning
    Professor Paul Jeremy Lane (Archaeology) and Professor Ibrahima Thiaw (Doctoral School ET.HO.S, IFAN University Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal)

Sierra Leone

2 projects

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  • Introductory course in next generation sequencing data analysis and machine learning
    Dr Sudhakaran Prabakaran (Genetics) and Dr Bridget P. Bannerman (University of Sierra Leone)
  • Science Engagement Workshop, at the University of Sierra Leone
    Dr Stephen John Middleton (Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge) and Prof Sahr Gbamanja (University of Sierra Leone)

Somalia

3 projects

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Cambridge-Africa PhD Scholarships

South Africa

25 projects

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  • Capacity-building workshop on using wave form accelerometry (WFA) to measure physical activity in non-communicable disease research across the life course
    Dr Kirsten Rennie (MRC Epidemiology Unit) and Dr Lisa J Ware (Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Developing a joint research agenda Mixed methods research in Southern Africa
    Dr Sara Hennessy (Faculty of Education, Cambridge) and Dr Jacqueline Batchelor (University of Johannesburg)
  • Establishment of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Training and Research Network for Genomic Surveillance of AMR (SAGESA)
    Dr Alice Matimba (Wellcome Genome Campus) & Dr Stanford Kwenda (Sequencing Core Facility, National Institute for Communicable Diseases)
  • Evaluation of the dissemination of the South African 24-hour Movement Guidelines for Birth to Five Years: implementation feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness
    Dr Esther van Sluijs (MRC Epidemiology Unit) and Dr Catherine Draper (South African Medical Research Council Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Global AI Narratives - Sub-Saharan Africa Workshop
    Dr Sarah Dillon (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence) and Dr Rachel Adams (Human Sciences Research Council)
  • Improving root systems to support yields in unpredictable environments and poor soils of South Africa
    Dr Eric Ober (NIAB) and Dr Marike Visser (Department of Genetics, Stellenbosch University)
  • Infancy lipidomic profiles, breast milk fat intake and infancy growth cohorts
    Dr Philippa Prentice (Department of Paediatrics, University of Cambridge) and Professor Shane Norris (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Life and Landscape in Ordovician Gondwana: An African perspective on an Earth system revolution
    Dr Neil Stuart Davies (Earth Sciences) and Dr Cameron Roy Penn-Clarke (Evolutionary Studies Institute, University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Novel fibre optic based sensing technology for understanding the performance of concrete integral bridges in South Africa
    Dr Mohammed Elshafie (Department of Engineering, Cambridge) and Ms Sarah Skorpen (University of Pretoria)
  • Re-Collecting the Missionary Road: Fieldwork at the Kuruman Moffat Mission
    Dr Chris Wingfield (Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology) and Dr Jesmael Mataga (Sol Plaatje University)
  • Re-Ionisation Scaled Experiment (RISE)
    Dr Nima Razavi-Ghods (Physics, Astrophysics) and Professor Oleg Smirnov (Physics & Electronics, Rhodes University)
  • Social and genetic relationships between male African elephants in South Africa and Mozambique
    Dr Hannah S. Mumby (Department of Zoology, Cambridge) and Dr Michelle Henley (University of South Africa)
  • Supporting children with disabilities in South Africa: developing a school based intervention programme
    Dr Nidhi Singal (Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge) and Professor Jace Pillay (University of Johannesburg)
  • Targeting Theileria: Identification of novel drug targets against East Coast Fever
    Dr Paula MacGregor (Biochemistry) and Professor Luis Neves (University of Pretoria)
  • Testing of Calibration Techniques on a deployed Mid Frequency Aperture Array (SKA Phase 2) demonstrator
    Eloy de Lera Acedo (Department of Physics, Cambridge) and David B. Davidson (Stellenbosch University)
  • The use of genetically modified Rhodopseudomonas palustris in novel bioreactor systems for enhanced hydrogen productivity
    Professor Christopher Howe (Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge) and Dr Robert Pott (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa)
  • Theorising State Violence Through Movement Archives
    Dr Chana Morgenstern (Faculty of English) and Dr Mahvish Ahmad (Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape)
  • Tracing the role of genes controlling petal patterns in morphological radiation in the Cape Flora
    Professor Beverley Glover (Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge) and Professor Allan Ellis (University of Stellenbosch)
  • Ubuntu 4 Energy: Learning between stakeholders for energy innovation in South Africa's low-income housing
    Dr Charlotte Lemanski (Geography) and Dr Jiska De Groot (African Climate and Development Initiative, University of Cape Town)
  • UNISA ADE teacher education project
    Dr Sara Hennessy (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge) and Professor Callie P Loubser (University of South Africa)
  • University curriculum reform in a time of post-colonial diversity: a Cape Town-Cambridge collaboration
    Dr Arathi Sriprakash (Faculty of Education, Cambridge) and Dr Adam Cooper (Human Sciences Research Council, Human and Social Development Programme)

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Sudan

1 project

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  • Workshop at the University of Khartoum on Mathematical Research
    Dr Maciej Dunaski (Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics) and University of Khartum

Tanzania

7 projects

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  • Epidemiology of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) and Schistosoma mansoni co-infection and its impact on fishing communities in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Professor David Dunne (Parasitology, University of Cambridge) and Dr Humphrey Mazigo (Catholic University of Health Science & Allied Science, Mwanza)
  • Genome sequencing to understand the molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Tanzania
    Dr Gavin Paterson (Departmnet of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge) and Dr Stephen E. Mshana (Catholic University of Health Science & Allied Science, Mwanza)
  • Neuroscience summer school as a way to establish a research and teaching laboratory at the University of Dar es Salaam
    Dr Isabel Peset Martin (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute) and Dr Flora Stephano (University of Dar es Salaam)
  • Peripheral Rebels and Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies in the Great Lakes Region of Africa
    Dr Alicja Dabrowska (Veterinary Medicine) and Dr Catherine Gerald Mkindi (Department of Interventions and Clinical Trials, Ifakara Health Institute)
  • Schistosoma haematobium infection and morbidity in previously unsurveryed rural communities in Tanzania
    Dr Shona Wilson (Parasitology, University of Cambridge) and Dr Safari Kinung'hi (National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza)
  • School on Insect Neuroscience and Drosophila Neurogenetics. A focus on cutting-edge affordable science.
    Dr Chuan Cao (Department of Genetics, Cambridge) and Dr Sadiq Yusuf (International Medical and Technological University)
  • Sustainable Agricultural Practices in Southern Tanzania (SAP-ST)
    Dr Tinashe Chiurugwi (National Institute of Agricultural Botany, Cambridge) and Dr Elly Kafiriti (Naliendele-Mtwara Research Institute

Uganda

82 projects

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  • 2nd IBRO School on Insect Neuroscience and Drosophila Neurogenetics
    Dr Jimena Berni, Dr Berthold Hedwig ( Departments of Neuroscience & Zoology, University of Cambridge) and Professor Sadiq Yusuf (Kampala International University)
  • A comparative study of Internal Quality Assurance Systems in Graduate Training in Makerere University, University of Ghana and Cambridge University
    Professor Maurice Galton, Dr David Good (Medical Sciences, University of Cambridge) and Dr Euzobia M. Muisha Baine (Makerere University)
  • Advanced Solar Technology and Viable Investment Opportunities for Social Enterprises in Uganda
    Dr Shai Vyakarnam (Judge Business School, University of Cambridge) and Dr Mutunzi Ahmed Kitunzi (Makerere University)
  • Agent-based Modelling of Rangeland Health for Sustainable Dairy Production in Uganda’s South-western Cattle Corridor
    Dr Michael Bithell Department of Geography, Cambridge) and Dr Ronald Twongyirwe (Mbarara University of Science and Technology)
  • An Investigation into the Virome of Ticks at the Wildlife-Livestock Interface in Uganda
    Dr Samuel Christopher Stubbs (Veterinary Medicine) and Dr Eddie Wampande (Veterinary Pharmacy Clinical and Comparative Medicine, Makerere University)
  • Assessing the genetic impact of metabolic syndrome in Sub-Sahara Africa
    Dr Deepti Gurdasani (Wellcome Sanger Institute) and Dr Segun Fatumo (Bioinformatics Section, MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS)
  • Assessment of dried blood spot sampling as a minimally invasive and accessible method to analyse circulating tumour DNA in metastatic breast cancer patients treated at the Uganda Cancer Institute
    Dr Davina Gale (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute) & Dr Nixon Niyonzima (Uganda Cancer Institute)
  • Building an African biomedical research community
    Dr Timothy Thomas Weil (Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge) and Dr Marta Vicente Crespo (Kampala International University)
  • Characterization of the traditional medicine A. senegalensis as anticonvulsant
    Dr Berthold Hedwig & Dr Jimena Berni (Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge) and Dr Sadiq Yunuf (Kampala International University
  • Comparative Bioethics: A framework for culturally-responsive implementation of ethical guidelines for international collaborative research
    Dr Stephen David John (History and Philosophy of Science) and Dr John Barugahare ( CAPREx - Makerere University)
  • Computational Linguistic skills training at Makerere University
    Dr Andrew Caines (Department of Theoretical & Applied Linguistics) and Dr Fridah Katushemererwe (Makerere University)
  • Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) for the revitalization of endangered languages: The case of Runyakitara
    Dr Paula Buttery and Dr Andrew Caines (Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Cambridge) and Dr Fridah Katushemererwe (Makerere University)
  • Debating Homosexuality in Uganda: The Case of Members of Parliament (2005-2015)
    Dr Veronique Mottier (Department of Sociology, Cambridge) and Assoc. Professor Archangel Byaruhanga Rukooko ( CAPREx - Makerere University)
  • Deconstructing Al Shabaab and ISIS: a cross-cultural exploration of news reports on terrorism across the British and Ugandan press
    Dr Ella McPherson (Sociology) and Dr Levis Mugumya (CAPREx- English Language Studies and Communication Skills,Makerere University)
  • Description and analysis of information structure in Luganda
    Dr Jenneke van der Wal (Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge) and Dr Saudah Namyalo (Makerere University)
  • Determinants of Income Mobility and its impact on Welfare in Uganda
    Professor Andreas Kontoleon (Department of Land Economy, Cambridge) and Dr Susan Namirembe Kavuma ( CAPREx - Makerere University)
  • Developing a new science education curriculum to promote sustainability, ecology and the environment
    Dr Mark Winterbottom (Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge) and Dr Henry Ssebuliba Busulwa (Makerere University)
  • Developing vocational pedagogy to enhance the learning and teaching of agriculture in African schools and reduce youth unemployment
    Professor Geoff Hayward (Faculty of Education, Cambridge) and Dr John James Okiror ( CAPREx - Makerere University)
  • Development of a rapid assay to detect circulating tumour DNA in children at risk of Burkitt Lymphoma
    Dr Suzanne Dawn Turner (Pathology) and Professor Jackson Orem (Uganda Cancer Institute)
  • Development of Teacher Competencies through Distance Education
    Dr Mark Winterbottom (Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge) and Dr Harriet Mutambo Nabushawo (Makerere University)
  • Disentangling the population structure of MRSA in an urban low-income setting
    Professor Stephen Bentley (Wellcome Turst) and Dr David Kateete (Immunology & Molecular Biology, Makerere University)
  • Effect of Mobile Money Technology Adoption on Financial Literacy and Financial Inclusion in Uganda
    Professor Jaideep Prabhu (Judge Business School, University of Cambridge) and Dr Bruno Lule Yawe (Makerere University)
  • Emergence of social protest movements and the strengthening of democratic governance in Uganda
    Dr Maha Abdelrahman (Development Studies, University of Cambridge) and Dr Andrew Ellis State (Makerere University)
  • Ethnicity and gestational diabetes: improving risk prediction in pregnancy in Africa and the UK
    Dr Claire Meek (Wellcome - MRC Institute of Metabolic Science) & Prof Moffat Nyirenda (MRC/UVRI Unit, Uganda & LSHTM)
  • Framework for Disambiguation of Meanings of Near-synonyms
    Dr Napoleon Katsos (Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Cambridge) and Dr Celestino Oriikiriza (Makerere University)
  • Framing Peace: Exploring Conciliatory Radio Programming in Burundi and Uganda
    Dr Florence Brisset-Foucault (Journalism & Communication, University of Cambridge) and Dr William Tayeebwa (Makerere University)
  • Gender stereotypes in the oral literature of two Ugandan communities
    Dr Christopher Warnes (Literature, University of Cambridge) and Professor Abbasi Kiyimba (Makerere University)
  • Gendered Experiences; Nostalgia and Memory in Selected Written and Oral Ugandan War Narratives
    Dr Devon E. A. Curtis (Politics and International Studies) and Dr Florence Ebila ( CAPREx - School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University )
  • Health and Wealth: Interrogating the Role of African Pentecostal-Charismatic Spirituality in Socio-economic Development
    Professor David Maxwell (Faculty of History, Cambridge) and Dr Emma Wild-Wood (Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide) and Dr Paddy Musana (Makerere University)
  • Human Resources Retention in Uganda's Local Government: Review of Policy and Institutional Mechanisms With Lessons From The British Experience
    Dr Shailaja Fennell (Development Studies, University of Cambridge) and Dr Umar Kakumba (Makerere University)
  • Legal and Institutional Constraints to the Development of Early Stage Enterprise Financing in Uganda
    Professor Simon Francis Deakin (Faculty of Law and Centre for Business Research) and Dr Winifred Mary Tarinyeba Kiryabwire ( CAPREx - English Language Studies and Communication Skills, Makerere University )
  • Local communities, institutions and peacebuilding in Northern Uganda
    Dr Devon Curtis (Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge)
    and Dr Paul Omach (Makerere University)
  • Mother-centered Africa through the Lens of Folktales
    Dr Georgina Horrell (Faculty of Education, Cambridge) and Dr Dominica Dipio ( CAPREx - Makerere University)
  • No Smooth Journey Home: Revisiting the Reintegration Challenges of formerly displaced young people in post-conflict Northern Uganda
    Dr Robbie Duschinsky (Primary Care Unit, Cambridge) and Dr Eric Awich Ochen ( CAPREx - Makerere University)
  • Pilot-analysis of Uganda's National Pharmacovigilance database and test-use of the Yellow Card Smartphone app of the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    Professor Sheila M. Bird (Cambridge Institute of Public Health) and Dr Ronald Kiguba (Makerere University)
  • Preparing UK and Ugandan Educational Professionals to Work with Students in/from Settings Affected by War and Trauma
    Dr Hilary Cremin (Faculty of Education, Cambridge) and Dr Paul Bukuluki ( CAPREx - Makerere University)
  • Re-examining the contradictions: women's economic empowerment and vulnerability to Gender Based Violence in Uganda
    Dr Solava Ibrahim (Centre of Development Studies) and Dr Catherine Pauline Anena ( CAPREx - School of women and Gender Studies, Makerere University)
  • Removing Language Barriers to regional cooperation: Translating administrative documents from French to English for Ugandan and Ghanaian Audiences
    Dr Edith Esch (Faculty of Education, Cambridge) and Dr Enoch David Sebuyongo (CAPREx - Makerere University)
  • Representations of Homosexuality in Ugandan Media and Literary Texts
    Dr Veronique Mottier (Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge)
    and Dr Edgar Nabutanyi (Makerere University)
  • Rereading violent biblical texts to promote peaceful solutions: A model for African biblical hermeneutics
    Dr Emma Wild-Wood (Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide, University of Cambridge) and Dr Helen Nkabala Nambalirwa (Makerere University)
  • Revitalizing Cultural Heritage Education in Uganda: Inquires into Slave Trade and Slavery
    Dr Mark Winterbottom (Faculty of Education) and Dr Dorothy Sebbowa Kyagaba (Department of Humanities and Language Education, Makerere University)
  • Rotaviruses in Uganda: Epidemiology and Potential of Zoonotic Transmission
    Dr Ulrich Desselberger (Medical Scieneces, University of Cambridge) and Dr Josephine Bwogi (Uganda Virus Research Institute [UVRI])
  • Scaling Up Maternal Health and Sexual Education in Uganda: Addressing young adolescents’ needs through technological interventions at lower secondary schools
    Professor Ashley Moffet (Department of Pathology, Cambridge) andDr Stella Neema (Makerere University)
  • Shortening the shadow between gender and Mathematics
    Dr Alicia Fentiman, Dr Sara Hennessy (Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge) and Dr Betty Nannyonga (Makerere University)
  • Technologizing’ Orality: Toward a Hybrid Model of Oral Media for Rural Communities in Central Uganda
    Dr Andrea Grant (Centre for African Studies, Cambridge) and Dr Aaron Mushengyezi (CAPREx - Makerere University)
  • The conservation and livelihood impacts of Uganda's Sawlog Production Grant Scheme
    Dr Chris Sandbrook (Geography) and Dr David Mwesigye Tumusiime (Makerere University)
  • The East African Literature Bureau (EALB) and the making of modern East African Literature
    Dr Christopher Warnes (Literature, University of Cambridge) and Professor Ernest Okello Ogwang (Makerere University)
  • The effects of exposure to antiretroviral drugs during pregnancy and lactation on maternal bone health, lactation performance and infant growth, in urban Ugandans
    Dr Gail Goldberg (MRC Human Nutrition Research) and Ms Florence Nabwire (Mulago National Teaching and Referral Hospital Complex)
  • Tourism orientated policy intervention and implication on community development and biodiversity conservation
    Dr Chris Sandbrook (Department of Geography, University of Cambridge) and Dr Wilber Manyisa Ahebwa (Makerere University)
  • Travel award - Building Research Capacity in Computational Linguistics
    Dr Paula Buttery (Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge) and Dr Fridah Katushemererwe (Makerere University)
  • Travel award - The prevalence of enteric viral infections in Ugandan children
    Professor Ian Goodfellow (Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge) and Alison Elliott (MRC/UVRI Uganda)
  • Travel funding to initiate research collaboration on a teacher mentor training programme
    Dr Elaine Wilson (Parasitology, University of Cambridge) and Dr Rovincer Najjuma (Makerere University)
  • Uganda Conservation and Development Book Workshop
    Dr Chirs Sandbrook (Department of Geography, Cambridge) and Dr Wilber Ahebwa (Makerere University)
  • Understanding the Roles of Traditional Health Practitioners in the control and care of breast and cervical cancer: Are they facilitators or barriers to early diagnosis?
    Dr Fiona Walter (Public Health and Primary Care) and Dr Amos Mwaka (School of Medicine, Makerere University)
  • University-School partnerships for mentoring: Closing the theory practice gap in initial teacher education
    Dr Elaine Wilson (Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge) and Dr Rovincer Najjuma (Makerere University)
  • Validation of cell-free DNA methylation markers for minimally-invasive detection of Prostate Cancer at the Uganda Cancer Institute
    Dr Charlie Massie (Oncology) and Dr Nixon Niyonzima (Uganda Cancer Institute)
  • Workshop: Drosophila in Biomedical Research - Affordable and Impacting
    Dr Isabel M. Palacious (Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge) and Dr Marta Vicente-Crespo (Kampala International University)
  • ZIKA VIRUS: PREVALENCE, NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DYSFUNCTION AND GENOTYPE IN UGANDA
    Professor Ian Goodfellow (Pathology) and Dr ANGELINA KAKOOZA-MWESIGE (Paediatrics & Child Health, Makerere University

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THRiVE

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MUII

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Cambridge-Africa PhD Scholarships

Zambia

2 projects

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Extension of PIMA (Politics and Interactive Media in Africa) project
    Dr Alastair Fraser (POLIS, University of Cambridge) and Professor Neo Simutanyi (University of Zambia)

Cambridge-Africa PhD Scholarships

Zimbabwe

4 projects

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Cambridge Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

  • Theorising State Violence Through Movement Archives
    Dr Chana Morgenstern (Faculty of English) and Dr Mahvish Ahmad (Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape)
  • Zvitambo-TROPGAN-Cambridge Immunology Networking and Capacity Building Meeting
    Dr Naomi McGovern (Pathology) and Dr Claire D. Bourke (Zvitambo Institute of Maternal and Child Health)