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This year has seen a high level of recognition of distinction in the Africa and Asia Programmes and Global Health research. Many congratulations to our researchers.

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Researchers awarded the title of Associate Professor

Proochista Ariana: Director of MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine

Sarah Atkinson: Honorary Consultant in Paediatrics and Paediatric Infectious Disease at KWTRP

Buddha Basnyat: Director of Oxford University Clinical Research Unit-Nepal

Christiane Dolecek: Researcher on enteric fever

Raph Hamers: Manager of the Universities of Indonesia and Oxford Clinical Research Laboratory (IOCRL) at EOCRU

Abhilasha Karkey: Medical Microbiologist at OUCRU-Nepal

Sansom Kinyanjui: Head of Training and Capacity Building at KWTRP

Mavuto Mukaka: Head of Statistics at MORU

Jeanne Salje: Group leader in bacterial cell biology at MORU

Thuong TT Nguyen: Researcher on Tuberculosis at OUCRU

Louise Thwaites: Senior Clinical Research Fellow at OUCRU

Claudia Turner: Research Paediatrician at MORU

Researchers awarded the title of University Research Lecturer

Ricardo Águas: MAEMOD researcher at MORU

Maia Rabaa: Molecular Epidemiologist/Phylogeneticist at OUCRU

Matthew Robinson: Head of Molecular Bacteriology at MORU

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