There have been a number of press releases and articles written about the Cambridge-Africa initiatives and individual academics within the Programme (e.g. Professor David Dunne - Programme Director), as well as the umbrella Programme itself. An archive of these is listed below:
- 10th Anniversary celebration for the Cambridge-Africa Programme: Article written by the Communications Office at the University of Cambridge can be accessed here.
- Dr Pauline Essah, Cambridge-Africa programme Manager, is featured on the University of Cambridge's 'This Cambridge Life' series: https://medium.com/this-cambridge-life/the-african-scientist-making-enduring-connections-between-cambridge-and-africa-b4be12f31ff3.
- Dr Dora Pereira of the WT-CCGHR, also known as ‘The Iron Lady’ for her work on iron deficiency and a trial for a new supplement, has continued her work in The Gambia delivering new nutrition training workshops. https://www.hughes.cam.ac.uk/iron-lady-strikes-again-this-time-to-promote-better-nutrition-in-the-gambia and https://www.gci.cam.ac.uk/news/nutrition-workshop-in-the-gambia-led-by-cambridge-researcher-dora-pereira
- Dr Goylette Chami of the WT-CCGHR speaks about her research in Uganda on 14th March 2018, at the Cambridge Science Festival: https://www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk/events/life-network-molecular-organisation-social-networks
- Dr Goylette Chami of the WT-CCGHR organised a panel discussion focusing on access to medicines for Neglected Tropical Diseases, on 8th February 2018. You can listen to the podcast at https://soundcloud.com/user-506806647-613533892/access-to-medicines-for-neglected-tropical-diseases.
- Cambridge-Africa wins a Professional Services Recognition Scheme award from the University of Cambridge on 11th December https://www.staff.admin.cam.ac.uk/general-news/professional-services-recognition-scheme-winners
- Cambridge-Africa and the WT-CCGHR contribute to the 'Sustainable Health Symposium: Global Perspectives': https://www.anglia.ac.uk/global-sustainability-institute-gsi/events/sustainable-health-symposium-2017
- Cambridge-Africa contributes to the Planet Earth Institute's '2017 #ScienceAfrica Unconference': http://planetearthinstitute.org.uk/events/2017-scienceafrica-unconference
- Dr Goylette Chami of the in the media for her research: Target ‘best connected neighbours’ to stop spread of infection in developing countries http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/target-best-connected-neighbours-to-stop-spread-of-infection-in-developing-countries.
- Cambridge-Africa links up with the African Academy of Sciences and other international partners to mentor and support African post-doctoral researchers in African institutions, using Carnegie Corporation funds: http://aasciences.ac.ke/aesa/en/about/news/aasaesa-announces-us2-million-investment-to-boost-africas-scientific-capacity/.
- Professor Ashley Moffett, Department of Pathology (Cambridge) and Dr Annettee Nakimuli, Uganda Virus Research Institute Infection and Immunity talk about their work on Pre-eclampsia. The Battle to Have a Baby in Africa https://thewire.in/109544/the-battle-to-have-a-baby-in-africa/
- Dr Dora Pereira from the Wellcome Trust-Cambridge Centre for Global Health Research (WT-CCGHR) speaks to BBC World Service's Health Check programme about the trial of a new iron supplement in The Gambia. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04rhc27 (starts at 16m 45s).
- University of Cambridge's first ever special edition of Research Horizon's, with a focus on 'AFRICA': https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/research-at-cambridge/research-horizons
- Dr Ian Goodfellow talks about his work on Ebola laboratory infrastructure in Sierra Leone https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-video-on-demand/documentaries-interviews-podcasts-and-more-videos/interviews-videos/item/5457-building-an-ebola-virus-lab-in-sierra-leone-with-ian-goodfellow-phd
- Cambridge_Africa is a partner in the organisation of the second UNESCO-Merck Summit held in Ethiopia in November 2016 https://www.eu.merck-cap.com/apex/CAP_ArticleDetail?id=a1mw0000003Hq0ZAAS
- Prince of Wales and Duchess of York visit Cambridge: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/cambridge-news/royal-appointment-charles-camilla-mark-12247910
- Cambridge academics work with Africans to address global health issues; Varsity interviews Professor James Wood: http://www.varsity.co.uk/science/11148.
- Cambridge has waived application fee for graduate students from most African countries http://www.cam.ac.uk/news/cambridge-has-waived-application-fee-for-graduate-students-from-most-african-countries
- Professor David Dunne, Cambridge-Africa Programme Director visits Kenya and meets Principal Secretary of the Kenyan Ministry of Higher Education http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/08/27/varsities-work-with-cambridge-for-more-phds_c1409778
- Young African talent will set science agenda - Vice Chancellor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz's, tells SciDev.Net about how Africa needs to fuse local policies with global efforts on scientific collaboration: http://www.scidev.net/global/education/feature/young-african-talent-science-agenda.html
- THRIVE-2 funding announcement, Wellcome Trust: https://wellcome.ac.uk/press-release/research-boost-creates-more-opportunities-african-scientists and, (first article) https://wellcome.ac.uk/what-we-do/directories/developing-excellence-leadership-training-and-science-initiative
- University of Cambridge's 'Global Responsibilities' - Professor Eilis Ferran, Pro-VC for Institutional and International Affairs: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/discussion/global-responsibilities
- Next Einstein Forum Vice-Chancellor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz speaking at a plenary panel at the conference in Dakar, Senegal. He calls for greater collaboration and cites C-A programme. http://www.cam.ac.uk/news/vice-chancellor-calls-for-increased-collaboration-with-africa Full text of speech here http://www.v-c.admin.cam.ac.uk/professor-sir-leszek-borysiewicz/speeches/advancement-science-africa-through-education
- DrosAfrica- How Fruit Flies can Help Keep African Scientists at Home http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-conversation-africa/how-fruit-flies-can-help_b_9234246.html
- MUII-plus launch covered by scidev.net http://www.scidev.net/sub-saharan-africa/r-d/news/endemic-diseases-project-funding-makerere.html?
- MUII-plus launch fetured on Cambridge-Africa http://www.cambridge-africa.cam.ac.uk/news/launch-of-muii-featured-in-sci/
- Prof Nelson Sewankambo (a partner in the THRiVE consortium) writes a piece "How to build a THRiVing health research ecosystem locally" http://allafrica.com/stories/201601252330.html and here http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/OpEd/comment/How-to-build-a-THRiVing-health-research-ecosystem-locally/-/434750/3045714/-/v9iixcz/-/index.html
- Ronald Kiguba's (Cambridge THRiVE PhD fellow) work on pharmacovigillance is featured in this NBS TV Uganda piece here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5UWOYZ85hI
- Dr Dan Masiga of icipe (a partner in the THRiVE consortium), speaks about how the 'Culture of multitasking threatens African research'. The interview was conducted at the 2015 Cambridge-Africa Day. http://www.scidev.net/global/communication/multimedia/culture-multitasking-threatens-african-research.html.
- Madagascan President discusses conservation challenges with Cambridge experts - and meets with Cambridge-Africa Programme http://www.cam.ac.uk/news/madagascan-president-discusses-conservation-challenges-with-cambridge-experts
- Vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge speaks about the importance of humanities in development http://www.scidev.net/global/education/scidev-net-at-large/africa-arts-humanities-development.html
- Cambridge Vice Chancellor (Cambridge-Africa Day 2015): Interactions with Africa are in the University's DNA: http://www.cam.ac.uk/news/interactions-with-africa-are-in-the-universitys-dna
- Cambridge confirms its leading role in engagement with Africa http://www.cam.ac.uk/news/cambridge-confirms-its-leading-role-in-engagement-with-africa
- Closing the research gap between Africa and the rest of the world: Supporting a new generation of outstanding researchers to create an African research culture https://www.philanthropy.cam.ac.uk/give-to-cambridge/closing-the-research-gap-between-africa-and-the-rest-of-the-world
- Research in Focus: Why Africa Matters http://www.cam.ac.uk/for-staff/features/research-focus-why-africa-matters
- All the talents: policy needs social science and humanities’ input by Sir Mark Walport the UK government’s chief scientific adviser and was formerly director of the Wellcome Trust. https://www.timeshighereducation.com/opinion/policy-needs-social-science-and-humanities-input
- Why development needs social science. Africa’s problems can only be solved by supporting social research with local relevance, says David Bennett from St Edmund’s College Cambridge. http://www.scidev.net/global/education/opinion/development-needs-social-science.html
- The annual address of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, on 1st October 2015, featured the first cohort of African scholarships ('Cambridge Africa Scholarships') at the University of Cambridge: http://www.v-c.admin.cam.ac.uk/professor-sir-leszek-borysiewicz/speeches/partnership.
- Dr Abu Yaya, a CAPREx post-doctoral fellow and researcher at the University of Ghana, has become the first person to develop electro porcelain from raw materials, such as clay, found in Ghana. Read more http://www.scidev.net/global/education/multimedia/phd-in-focus-ghanaian-creates-electrical-insulator.html
- Cambridge engagement with Africa will expand following major gift. The ALBORADA Trust confirms that it will donate £4 million. See more at: https://www.cam.ac.uk/news/cambridge-engagement-with-africa-will-expand-following-major-gift.
- "Capacity for science in sub-Saharan Africa" Read publication by Cambridge-Africa collaborators and others at http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(15)61111-4/fulltext?rss=yes
- UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) aims to contribute to building research capacity in the African, with special focus on Ebola and other emergent infectious diseases: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2015/07/ebola-merck-unesco-and-cambridge-university-build-research-capacity-in-africa/
- "The Professor is Wold Cup: understanding urban ‘secret’ languages". Read article by CAPREx fellow and her collaborator, and watch a short video at http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/features/the-professor-is-world-cup-understanding-secret-urban-languages.
- DrosAfrica Can the humble fruit fly help create a flourishing African scientific community? http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2015/aug/20/fruit-fly-african-scientific-research-kampala
- Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme's Parminder Vir OBE visits Cambridge to learn about Africa-related activities http://tonyelumelufoundation.org/teep/highlights-from-cambridge-conference-parminder-vir-blog/
- Africa-focused conferences organised by Cambridge students discuss women empowerment, business and education in Africa: http://universityofcambridge.cmail19.com/t/j-l-duqqd-dljumuld-s/
- DrosAfrica African universities reap fruits of fly research http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/african-universities-reap-fruits-of-fly-research and here http://www.joh.cam.ac.uk/african-universities-reap-fruits-fly-research
- DrosAfrica Project DrosAfrica: helping higher education blossom in Africa http://cambioscience.com/2015/09/10/project-drosafrica/
- 5th Anniversary celebration for the CGHR in Cambridge, including the Africa's Voices project: https://www.alumni.cam.ac.uk/news/protecting-and-promoting-justice-and-human-rights-in-africa-and-beyond
- Cambridge-Africa initiatives receive praise from the UK's Department for International Development: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/minister-praises-university-of-cambridges-global-poverty-research
- Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone Cambridge's contribution (Wellcome Trust blog): http://blog.wellcome.ac.uk/2015/01/07/diagnosing-ebola-in-sierra-leone/
- Association of Commonwealth Universities, HE Beyond 2015 Campaign: https://beyond2015.acu.ac.uk/submissions/view?id=130
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