News and blogs

The Chevening community extends to all corners of the globe. Here is the latest news on what is going on in the Chevening network, and blogs from members of our community.

UK events in November

Virtual events Book Week Scotland [16 – 22 November] People of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. Manchester Animation Festival [15-17 November] Manchester Animation Festival is the UK’s largest Animation Festival dedicated to the celebration of the animated art […]

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What you can learn from Silicon Valley’s best kept secret – Steve Jobs’ career coach

by Utkarsh Amitabh, Chevening Fellow

For the longest time, the best kept secret of Silicon Valley wasn’t a software or an incubator. It was a vivacious football coach turned sales guy called Bill Campbell. He went on weekly walks with Steve Jobs and the founders of Google said they wouldn’t have made it without him.

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The Big Neural Data Project: Mental health research gets a new look

Carlos Escalante studied Neuroscience on his Chevening Award at University College London. His initiative, The Big Neural Data Project, uses technology to optimise therapies for mental health. Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified mental health needs around the world, he tells us how he’s planning to transform approaches to mental health. Mental health is […]

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