Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner

Professor Claire Heffernan

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Biography

Professor Claire Heffernan is a Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner. She is also Chair in Infectious Disease and Head of Infection and Immunity at the School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Bristol.

Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner

Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioners are responsible for:

  • ensuring that the CSC fulfils the aims and objectives set by DFID
  • promoting the efficient and effective use of staff and other resources by the CSC
  • ensuring that individuals are selected for Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships on merit and on the basis of clear criteria which reflect the objectives of DFID and, where appropriate, other sponsoring departments