SACIDS-ACE PhD students trained on transferable and leadership skills

March 19, 2018

The Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance – Africa Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals in Eastern and Southern Africa (SACIDS-ACE) organized a transferrable skills training programme aimed at equipping PhD students with life skills and knowledge in order to enhance their core research capabilities.

The training took place on 26 February to 9 March 2018 at the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA). The training covered philosophy of science, research methods, computer skills, laboratory safety and blood pathogens all of which are essential skills to quality research proposal hence outputs.

Trainers of the programme were Prof. Dulle and Ms. Jessica Rowland from Sokoine University (SUA), Prof. T. Lwoga and Dr. Felix Sukums from the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) and Dr. Emmanuel Chao from Mzumbe University.

This training is part of a structured programme for developing competences in transferable and leadership skills as well as transformative leadership training.

SACIDS Executive Director, Prof Mark Rweyemamu speaking to the participants of the workshop

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