FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

WANT TO IMPLEMENT AN EFFECTIVE ANTI-SEXUAL HARASSMENT INITIATIVE ON CAMPUS?

APPLY FOR A MARTHA FARRELL MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP

The Martha Farrell Memorial Fellowships equip ACU member university staff with the training and support needed to implement effective anti-sexual harassment initiatives on campus. The training will draw on the expertise of the Martha Farrell Foundation in India. This opportunity is open to professional and academic staff of ACU member universities in Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Gambia, Ghana, Hong Kong, Kenya, Malaysia, Maldives, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Uganda.

DEADLINE: 13 JULY AT 15:00 UTC

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ACU FELLOWSHIPS - DEADLINE EXTENDED

If you work at an ACU member university, you now have until 22 June 2021 to
submit an application for this year’s ACU Fellowships. The fellowships
facilitate collaboration at a distance and the creation of valuable new
partnerships between member universities in different countries. From
climate action to engineering, we have a wide range of fellowships
available across different fields for ACU member university staff.

DEADLINE: 22 JUNE AT 15:00 UTC

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ROUTLEDGE/ROUND TABLE COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS

These PhD studentships provide support for research projects on
Commonwealth related themes. Two studentships are available each year, one
for UK-registered students and one for Commonwealth students in other
countries. The studentships have a maximum value of GBP 5,500 each. Due to
the pandemic, the studentships will support virtual research activities.

DEADLINE: 23 JULY AT 15:00 UTC

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EVENTS


ATTEND THE DIGITAL UNIVERSITY AFRICA WEBINAR SERIES

Join us on 20 and 22 July for Digital University Africa – our free webinar series sharing the findings of a unique study on quality assurance (QA) policy frameworks, and best practice, for digital higher education in Nigeria and Kenya.

The study, led by the ACU in partnership with ­­Maseno University and the University of Ibadan, yielded valuable insights into the conditions needed for universities to make a swift and successful transition towards digital teaching and learning. Register for free via the links below.

Register for Part 1: Focus on Kenya (July 20, 10:00-11:30 UTC) [5]
Register for Part 2: Focus on Nigeria (July 22, 10:00-11:30 UTC) [6]

SPEAK AT THE NMIMS-ACU INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON STEM EDUCATION 2021

We are seeking expressions of interest from members interested in speaking at NMIMS University’s conference, co-organised with the ACU. Taking place from 2-3 September, this international conference will explore various aspects of STEM education. We are looking for speakers for various panels and tracks of the conference, including Multidisciplinarity in STEM Education; STEM Education and Climate Change; Use of Science Fiction for Informal Learning and Learning Analytics in STEM Education. The panelists are expected to participate and deliberate on the main theme of the panel. Speakers should send their expressions of interest along with a one-page CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., addressed to the Conference Chair Professor (Dr) Tapan Panda, Director, NMIMS Hyderabad.

DEADLINE: 30 JUNE 

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TRAINING

BLUE CHARTER KNOWLEDGE EXHANGE TRAINING PROGRAMME

The Blue Charter Knowledge Exchange Training Programme is a bespoke course that aims to help enhance the impact of research dissemination activities undertaken by early-career researchers (ECRs) working in the field of marine science. By enhancing knowledge exchange and communication skills, the programme will support researchers to better promote best practices, effective interventions and innovative solutions emerging from their area of research.

Researchers from ACU member universities may now be nominated to enrol in the training.

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WORK WITH THE ACU

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: SUPPORTING RESEARCH STUDY 

The ACU is planning to develop an overarching strategy to support research management functions, processes, and systems across the Commonwealth. To support this, we are seeking a research manager or similar with international experience to conduct a review of the current support structures for international research. The successful candidate will provide recommendations on how the ACU can continue to strengthen the research capacity of universities across the Commonwealth.

DEADLINE: 20 JUNE AT 23:59 UTC

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: MARKET ANALYSIS OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR IN BANGLADESH

The ACU is developing an engagement and programme delivery strategy for Bangladesh. To support this work, we are recruiting a consultant with experience in higher education to provide recommendations on how the ACU can develop a successful engagement and contracting strategy. The successful candidate will work closely with the ACU’s Business Development, Programmes and Membership Unit to conduct a market analysis of the HE sector in Bangladesh.

DEADLINE: 20 JUNE AT 23:59 UTC

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Best wishes,

The ACU

The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HF, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 73806700

The ACU is registered in England and Wales as a charity, number 314137
The Duchess of Sussex is Patron
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