Cambridge-Africa Day 2014

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Created: 2014-11-11 15:06
Institution: Department of Pathology
Description: The first Cambridge-Africa Day took place on 30th October 2014 at Emmanuel College in Cambridge, and was introduced by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge - Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz. The day featured a wide range of short and very interesting presentations about Cambridge's involvement in research capacity building in African institutions, and the many mutually-beneficial collaborative research and development projects that Cambridge and African researchers and students are involved in.
 

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a) Dame Fiona Reynolds (Master of Emmanuel College)

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Welcome remarks

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c) Professor David Dunne (Director of the Cambridge-Africa Programme)

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Introduction to the Cambridge-Africa Programme

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d) Professor Sheila Bird OBE (Experience of Mentoring a Ugandan THRiVE Fellow)

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Brief introduction and overview of mentoring for THRiVE

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g) Professor Paul Alexander (Department of Physics, Cambridge)

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The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project in South Africa

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h) Mr Patrick Hoffman (Co-founder of the Cambridge Development Initiative)

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Student volunteering with a difference, in Tanzania

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j) Professor Sir Brian Heap (Director of the Biosciences for Farming in Africa Programme; Advisor, ‘Smart Villages’...

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Biosciences for Farming in Africa; Smart Villages Entrepreneurship

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l) Dr Theresa Manful (University of Ghana, Legon – CAPREx Fellow) and Professor Mark Carrington (Department of...

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Collaborating on research into 'the epidemiology of lifetime infections with trypanosomes in individual cattle in Ghana'

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Created: Thu 13 Nov 2014


m) Dr Kennedy Amone-P’Olak (THRiVE alumnus from Gulu University, Uganda; now at the University of Botswana).

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Researching ‘The mental health consequences of a protracted and violent armed conflict on the youth in Northern Uganda’ and was mentored by Professor Peter Jones (Head, Department...

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n) Dr Helen Nkabala Nambalirwa (Makerere University CAPREx Fellow) collaborating with Cambridge researchers Dr Emma...

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Contesting scripture: re-reading violoent biblical texts with returning Lord's Resistance Army combatants in Acholi-Land

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p) Dr Richard Osei-Amponsah (University of Ghana, Legon – CAPREx Fellow) and Dr Carole Sargent (Department of...

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Collaborating on researching the ‘genetic diversity and genomic selection of the Ashanti dwarf pig of Ghana'

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q) Professor Sir David Baulcombe, FRS (Head, Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge)

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Engineering resistance to maize lethal necrosis: an emerging threat to food security in Africa

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Created: Thu 13 Nov 2014