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  • Q&A with DAAD Fellow Patrick Nitegeka : My TCC Training Experience 03 October 2019

    What is your field of research?
    I am taking part in a postgraduate course in Research and Public policy.

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  • Q&A with DAAD Fellow Joanne Adero : My TCC Training Experience 23 September 2019

    What field of research are you involved in?  Molecular Biology with specialization in Plant Virology. How effective was the course in achieving your learning objectives? This course has excellently empowered me with soft skills that will enable me navigation the frontiers of knowledge to get literature that I will use in my research.It has enhanced […]

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  • Why I Needed to be Mentored by the TCC-AFRICA Team in Data Analysis 02 September 2019

    ‘I wish to be mentored in improving my skills in   Data Analysis   and I am willing to come for  every training in the  TCC calendar so I may be  mentored by your trainers.’ Four ago months, we   got a message in our inbox on a  request  from Kevin  Oduor Onyango.  As he was conducting his research, he came across our activities  and  noted  how we  would be able […]

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  • Where do I Publish My Manuscripts? 30 August 2019

    One week  to the  Scientific Communication and  Publishing course https://www.tcc-africa.org/courses/  that  we  concluded   last month, we got a frantic message  from one of our trainees. “ I want to know where I can publish  my manuscripts!” I am so worried about  #predatorypublishing and  I do not know where to start,” he lamented. Meet, Meshack Mulongo an early career  researcher in Education Administration from Karatina University, whose  research focus is […]

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  • A Better Understanding in the Academic Writing Process 05 August 2019

    My name is Halkano Molu Guracha  a Kenyan researcher in the Malaria Programme  at the Institute of Primate Research.  The training offered by the Training Centre in Communication was relevant and very helpful and the expectations I had before the training were met and exceeded. I was captivated by the  Introduction Materials Results Acknowledgements and Discussion (IMRaD)structure  in producing academic […]

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  • Fake Co-Authors: A New Publishing Problem 27 June 2019

    Recently I walked past my colleague’s office and noticed he was laughing. I asked him what was so funny.“I am reading about an authorship story of ‘Stronzo Bestiale’,” he chuckled. “Apparently, a US physicist (William Hoover) was struggling to publish his research in the 1980s. He overheard two Italian women refer to someone as ‘Stronzo […]

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