Previously Funded Projects (2013-2017)


Research/ Initiative Title

Cambridge & African Collaborators

African Country



1  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) Ghana   2017/18
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)  South Africa 2017/18 
The conservation and livelihood impacts of Uganda's Sawlog Production Grant Scheme Dr Chris Sandbrook (Geography) and Dr David Mwesigye Tumusiime (Makerere University)


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)  Kenya 2017/18 
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) Ghana  2017/18 
 Computational Linguistic skills training at Makerere University  Dr Andrew Caines (Department of Theoretical & Applied Linguistics) and Dr Fridah Katushemererwe (Makerere University) Uganda  2017/18 
 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) Kenya   2017/18
 Expansion of Teachers' Roles and Responsibilities in Inclusive Primary Schools in Kenya  Dr Nidhi Singal (Education) and Dr Pamela Buhere (MMUST, Kenya) Kenya   2017/18
 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) Ghana   2017/18
10 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) Uganda  2017/18
11 Targeting Theileria: Identification of novel drug targets against East Coast Fever Dr Paula MacGregor (Biochemistry) and Professor Luis Neves (University of Pretoria) South Africa  2017/18
12 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) Kenya  2017/18
13 Training workshop on nutrition Dr Dora I.A. Pereira (Pathology) and Dr Mohammad Ilias Hossain (MRC Gambia) The Gambia  2017/18
14 Introductory course in next generation sequencing data analysis and machine learning Dr Sudhakaran Prabakaran (Genetics) and Dr Bridget P. Bannerman (University of Sierra Leone) Sierra Leone  2017/18
15 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) Cameroon 2017/18 
16 7th TReND course on insect neuroscience and neurogenetics Professor Steven Russell (Genetics) and Yunusa Mohammed Garba (Gombe State University) Nigeria  2017/18
17 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 2017/18 
18 Whole Genome Sequencing for understanding food and waterborne pathogens in Africa Dr Ankur Mutreja (Medicine) and Dr Karen Keddy (National Institute for Communicable Diseases) Ghana, Nigeria, DRC, Senegal, South Africa, Togo, Kenya  2017/18
19 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) Ghana  2017/18
20 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) Nigeria  2017/18
21 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) Kenya   2017/18
22 Genotyping of Local Ghanaian Pig Populations Dr Carole Anne Sargent (Pathology) and Dr Richard Osei-Amponsah (University of Ghana) Ghana   2017/18
23 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 (School of women and Gender Studies) Uganda   2017/18
24 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 (Philosophy) Uganda   2017/18
25 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 (School of Women and Gender Studies) Uganda   2017/18
26 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 (Linguistics, English Language Studies and Communication Skills) Uganda   2017/18
27 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 (Linguistics, English Language Studies and Communication Skills) Uganda   2017/18
28  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 (Vet med) and Dr Joseph Humphrey Kofi Bonney (Noguchi) Ghana   2017/18
29  Anti-Plasmodial mechanisms of mosquito gut bacteria isolated from field-caught malaria vectors.  Dr Frank Jiggins (Genetics) and Dr Jewelna Akorli (Noguchi) Ghana   2017/18
30  Synthesis and Application of Visible Light Photocatalyt in Oil Spill Remediation  Dr Ramachandran Vasant Kumar (Materials Science and Metallurgy) and Dr Emmanuel Nyankson (Materials Science and Engineering) Ghana   2017/18
31  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 (Materials Science and Engineering) Ghana   2017/18
32  Transmission of infectious disease causing zoonotic pathogens by camel hippoboscids in northern Kenya  Professor Mark Carrington (Biochemistry) and Dr Joel Ltilitan Bargul (ICIPE) Kenya   2017/18
33  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) Uganda   2017/18
34  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 Nigeria   2017/18
35  Workshop at the University of Khartoum on Mathematical Research  Dr Maciej Dunajski (Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics) Sudan   2017/18
36  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)  Niger  2017/18
     37  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 (Makerere University) Uganda   2016/17
38   Mother-centered Africa through the Lens of Folktales  Dr Georgina Horrell (Faculty of Education, Cambridge) and Dr Dominica Dipio (Makerere University) Uganda   2016/17
39   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 (Makerere University) Uganda   2016/17
40 Determinants of Income Mobility and its impact on Welfare in Uganda Professor Andreas Kontoleon (Department of Land Economy, Cambridge) and Dr Susan Namirembe Kavuma (Makerere University) Uganda 2016/17
41 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 (Makerere University) Uganda 2016/17
42 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 (Makerere University) Uganda 2016/17
43 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 (Makerere University) Uganda 2016/17
44 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 (University of Ghana) Ghana 2016/17
45 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 (University of Ghana) Ghana 2016/17
46 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  (University of Ghana) Ghana  2016/17
47 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) Ghana  2016/17
48 Origins and evolution of epidemic cholera in Ghana Professor Gordon Dougan (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge) and Dr Japheth Opintan (University of Ghana) Ghana  2016/17
49 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 (Makerere University) Uganda  2016/17
50 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 (University of Rwanda) Rwanda  2016/17
51 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) DR Congo  2016/17
52 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) Uganda  2016/17
53 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) Kenya  2016/17
54 Kenya-United Kingdom Staphylococcus aureus training collaboration (KUK-SATC) Dr Estee Torok (Department of Medicine, Cambridge) and Professor Sam Kariuki (KEMRI) Kenya  2016/17
55 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) Nigeria  2016/17
56 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) Ghana  2016/17
57 Sorghum Improvement for Increased Grain Nutrient Content Dr Alison Bentley (National Institute of Agricultural Botany, Cambridge) and Dr John Eleblu (University of Ghana) Ghana  2016/17
58 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) South Africa  2016/17
59 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) South Africa  2016/17
60 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) Rwanda  2016/17
61 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) South Africa 2016/17
62 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) Nigeria 2016/17
63 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) Malawi 2016/17
64 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) Kenya 2016/17
65 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) and Dr Stella Neema (Makerere University) Uganda 2016/17
66 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) South Africa 2016/17
67 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) South Africa & Mozambique 2016/17
68 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) Tanzania, + 8 other countries 2016/17
69 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) South Africa 2016/17
70 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 Ghana 2016/17
71 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) Kenya 2016/17
72 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) South Africa 2016/17
73  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)  Ghana  2015/16
74  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) Uganda   2015/16
75  Health and Wealth: Interrogating the Role of African Pentecostal-Charismatic Spirituality in Socio-economic Development  Professor David Maxwell (Faculty of History, Cambridge), Dr Emma Wild-Wood (Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide) and Dr Paddy Musana (Makerere University) Uganda   2015/16
76  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)  Ghana  2015/16
77  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)  Ghana  2015/16
78  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)  Ghana  2015/16
79  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)  Ghana  2015/16
80  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)  Ghana  2015/16
81 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) Ghana  2015/16
82 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) Ghana  2015/16
83 Framework for Disambiguation of Meanings of Near-synonyms Dr Napoleon Katsos (Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Cambridge), and Dr Celestino Oriikiriza (Makerere University) Uganda  2015/16
84 Genomics and Bioinformatics of Infectious Pathogens Dr Simon Frost (Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge) and Dr Samuel Kojo Kwofie (University of Ghana, Legon) Ghana  2015/16
85 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) Ghana  2015/16
86 Uganda Conservation and Development Book Workshop Dr Chirs Sandbrook (Department of Geography, Cambridge) and Dr Wilber Ahebwa (Makerere University) Uganda  2015/16
87  Is There a Developmental State in Rwanda?  Dr Ha-Joon Chang (Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge), and Professor Julius Kiiza (Makerere University)  Rwanda 2014/15
88  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)
Uganda   2014/15
89  Representations of Homosexuality in Ugandan Media and Literary Texts  Dr Veronique Mottier (Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge)
and Dr Edgar Nabutanyi (Makerere University)
Uganda   2014/15
90  Development of Teacher Competencies through Distance Education  Dr Mark Winterbottom (Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge)
and Dr Harriet Mutambo Nabushawo (Makerere University)
Uganda   2014/15
91  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)
Ghana   2014/15
92   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)
Uganda   2014/15
93  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)
Tanzania   2014/15
94  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)
Tanzania   2014/15
95  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)
Kenya   2014/15
96  African Heritage Challenges: Development and Sustainability  Dr Marie Louise Stig Sorensen (Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge)
and Professor Chris Boonzaaier (University of Pretoria)
South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Botswana    2014/15
97  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)
 South Africa  2014/15
98   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)
Uganda   2014/15
99  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)
Uganda   2014/15
100  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)
Uganda   2014/15
101  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)
Uganda   2014/15
102  Building an African biomedical research community  Dr Timothy Thomas Weil (Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge)
and Dr Marta Vicente Crespo (Kampala International University)
 Uganda  2014/15
103   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)
Uganda & Ghana   2014/15
104   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)
Uganda   2014/15
105   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)
Ghana   2014/15
106   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)
Ghana   2014/15
107   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)
Uganda   2014/15
108  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)
Uganda   2014/15
109  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)
 Ghana  2014/15
110  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)
 Uganda & Ghana  2014/15
111  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)
Senegal   2014/15
112  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)  Ghana  2014/15
113  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)
Uganda   2014/15
114  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)
Botswana   2014/15
115  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)  South Africa  2014/15
116  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)  Uganda  2013/14
117  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) Sierra Leone   2013/14
118  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) Ghana   2013/14
119 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) Tanzania   2013/14
120  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) Tanzania   2013/14
121  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)  Nigeria  2013/14
122  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) Nigeria   2013/14
123  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) Kenya   2013/14
124  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) Uganda   2013/14
125  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)  Uganda  2013/14
126  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) Tanzania   2013/14
127  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) Ghana   2013/14
128  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) Ghana   2013/14
129  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]) Uganda   2013/14
130  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) Kenya   2013/14
131  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) Kenya  2013/14
132  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) Nigeria  2013/14
133  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) Kenya   2013/14
134 UNISA ADE teacher education project Dr Sara Hennessy (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge) and Professor Callie P Loubser (University of South Africa) South Africa  2013/14
135 Extension of PIMA (Politics and Interactive Media in Africa) project Dr Alastair Fraser (POLIS, University of Cambridge) and Professor Neo Simutanyi (University of Zambia) Zambia  2013/14
136 PIMA and Africa's Voices, collaboration in Kenya Dr Sharath Srinivasan (POLIS, University of Cambridge) and Professor Winnie Mitullah (University of Nairobi) Kenya  2013/14
137 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) Kenya  2013/14
138 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) Uganda  2013/14
139 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) Ghana  2013/14
140 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) Uganda  2013/14
141 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) Ghana  2013/14
142 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) Uganda & Burundi  2013/14
143 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) Uganda  2013/14
144 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) Ghana  2013/14
145 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) Ghana  2013/14
146 Gender stereotypes in the oral literature of two Ugandan communities Dr Christopher Warnes (Literature, University of Cambridge) and Professor Abbasi Kiyimba (Makerere University) Uganda  2013/14
147 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) Uganda  2013/14
148 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  2013/14
149 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) Uganda  2013/14
150 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) Ghana  2013/14
151 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) Ghana  2013/14