Press release for AfOx - TORCH Visiting Fellows

We are pleased to announce the 2019 cohort of the AfOx Visiting Fellowship Program. 20 distinguished African researchers from 12 African countries were selected from nearly 250 outstanding applications from 30 countries.

This year TORCH is co-hosting three fellows:

  • Dr Stephen Titus, from Department of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, hosted by Professor Dan Grimley (Music). Dr Titus will work on the project Musical Narratives on Oil Exploration, Land Degradation, (In)justice and (Dis)placement:in the Niger Delta of Nigeria.
  • Prof Audrey Julia Walegwa Mbogho, from Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Pwani University, Kenya, hosted by Prof Mary Dalrymple and Prof John Coleman (Linguistics). Prof Mbogho will work on the project Gathering Language Data Through Crowdsourcing with a Focus on Kidawida.
  • Dr Eniola Olamide Boluwaduro, from Department of English, Redeemer's University, Ede, Nigeria, hosted by Dr Anrew Papanikitas (Nuffield Primary Care) and Prof Joshua Hordern (Theology). Dr Boluwaduro will work on the project Advice Giving in Nigerian Doctor/Patient-Encounters.

Stay tuned to find out more about the research and journey of our fellows when they arrive in summer.

For more information on the other AfOx Visiting Fellows click here:

olusegun stephen titus
Audrey Julia Walegwambogho