Phoenix Project

Phoenix takes flight

Posted on 16 July 2014 by Jeff Clark

Cardiff University had decided to try and make a contribution in Sub-Saharan Africa towards the United Nations Development Goals going forward.   We are linking with University of Namibia in a ground breaking cross disciplinary, staff led, educational collaboration.  Progress is rapid but the underlying project bedrock is firm and laid down thoroughly.  We have excellent
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Cardiff and Namibia Universities working together?

Posted on 30 April 2014 by Jeff Clark

Is there a potential partnership between Cardiff University and the University of Namibia? What are my impressions so far? Namibia is a young democracy where 10% of the people own 90% of the wealth: the people of Namibia want to solve this problem without violence. Namibia is a country of extreme rurality with one of the lowest population
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Why Namibia?

Posted on 25 April 2014 by Jeff Clark

Starting at 8 am the itinerary in the University of Namibia (UNAM) has been chock-a-block. I first met with the Dean of External Affairs, then it was off to the Faculty of Science to meet the Dean and representatives of Biochemistry, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science.  I was then whisked off to the Health Sciences Campus a few
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What about Namibia?

Posted on 24 April 2014 by Jeff Clark

Sometimes my life feels a bit like ‘and now for something from our own correspondent…….’  Well here I am in Namibia, scoping out the potential for a Cardiff University: University of Namibia (UNAM) collaborative project. After staff​ consultation, the idea is to develop a multi-layered educational collaboration including electronic materials and in-country teaching and learning shared experiences for staff and students.
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