Nadia Tagoe

Supervisors

Prof. Sassy Molyneux Dr. Justin Pulford Dr. Sam Kinyanjui

Nadia has over 10 years’ experience in development-oriented project/programme management and research management. Until her enrolment, she was the Grants and Research Manager at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) where she spearheaded the University’s effort to develop research support structures as well as providing pre- and post-award services to strengthen researcher and institutional capacity for attracting funding and conducting high-quality and relevant research. She was also the Programme Manager for a number of research capacity building grants at KNUST including the NIH-funded Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and the Danida-funded Building Stronger Universities (BSU I and II) initiatives. Prior to that she worked as a Project Manager at Habitat for Humanity Ghana.

She has a Master of Science degree in Management and Implementation of Development Projects from University of Manchester, UK; and a Bachelor of Science in Building Technology from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

Nadia’s PhD title is: “A systematic examination of the process and experience of establishing and managing research capacity strengthening consortia”. Her studentship is within the context of the DELTAS Africa Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL) consortium based at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya; and will be registered with the Open University, UK.