Towards raising a dynamic community of young global leaders across the Commonwealth, the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships (QES) selected individuals who would be trained & guided to create lasting impacts both at home and abroad through inter-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry, and professional experiences.
The UG delegation at Carlton University, Canada
A seven-member delegation from the University of Ghana (UG), made up of two early career faculty members, and five PhD students were selected to undertake a three-month exchange Programme at the Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada as recipients of a Carlton University scholarship under QES - “Societal Transformation and Climate Change: Training the Next Generation of Scholars in Sub-Sahara Africa (NextGen Climate Change Advanced Scholars)”.
The members of the UG delegation drawn from different colleges and schools are:
• Dr. Anthony Afful-Dadzie - UG Business School
• Dr. Linda Maud Naa-Dedei Palm - School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences (SNAS)/Ghana Atomic Energy Commission
• Theodora Ekua Aryee - UG Business School
• Mabel Enyonam Ama Mensah - Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research (ISSER)
• Georgette Baaba Atakorah - Department of Geography and Resource Development
• Abraham Bugre - Department of Geography and Resource Development
• Mattah Memuna Mawusi - Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS)
From left : Dr. Anthony Afful-Dadzie, Dr. Linda Palm, Theodora Aryee, Georgette Atakorah, Mattah Memuna Mawusi , Mabel Mensah and Abraham Bugre (C3SS Alumni)
The QES exchange programme at Carlton University took place from 1st April, to 26th June, 2019 with all seven members of the UG delegation successfully graduating as QEScholars.
The UG delegation at Carlton University participated in several lecture sessions including a writing workshop by W.L. Belcher author of Writing your Journal Article in 12 Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success. The team was also involved in a community engagement program at the Sunnyside Library.
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