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By Dr Sally Cawood, Research Fellow in Urban Sanitation From the 18th to 22nd February 2019, 800 people – including politicians, academics, practitioners, consultants, innovators, donor representatives and policy makers – descended upon the Cape Town International Conference Centre in South Africa for the joint fifth Faecal Sludge Management (FSM)...

Dr Dani Barrington, Lecturer in Water, Sanitation and Health, School of Civil Engineering. Follow Dani on Twitter: @Dani_Barrington Dr Lena Jaspersen, University Academic Fellow, Management Division, Leeds University Business School. Isobel Sale, Undergraduate Student, Bachelor of Arts (French and Linguistics) Urinary incontinence (UI) disproportionally affects women. It is estimated that about one...

Elizabeth Goolden, Graduate, Master of Arts (Global Development) *This post is about research conducted as part of a Master of Arts (Global Development) final project, supervised by Dr Lata Narayanaswamy (Lecturer in International Development, University of Leeds) and Dr Emily Wilson-Smith (Director, Irise International)*   This summer I conducted a research project...

Dr Dani Barrington, Lecturer in Water, Sanitation and Health, University of Leeds. Follow Dani on Twitter: @Dani_Barrington Dr Michelle Redman-MacLaren, Senior Research Fellow, James Cook University. Follow Michelle on Twitter: @shelmaclaren Humpress Harrington, Lecturer, Pacific Adventist University / PhD candidate, James Cook University. Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) experience...

Mariam Zaqout, Graduate, Master of Science in Water, Sanitation and Health Engineering. *This post is about research conducted as part of a Master of Science in Water, Sanitation and Health Engineering final project, supervised by Dr Sally Cawood* As part of my MSc in Water, Sanitation and Health Engineering at the University...

Elon Ryan Sooknanan, Postgraduate student, Master of Science in Water, Sanitation and Health Engineering *This is a poem written by Elon as part of a student seminar in the Master of Science in Water, Sanitation and Health Engineering*     WaSH, so you are fondly called Trying to meet the demands...

Isobel Sale, Undergraduate Student, Bachelor of Arts (French and Linguistics) *Project supervised by Dr Lena Jaspersen, Dr Dani Barrington and Dr Lata Narayanaswamy* This summer I learned that urinary incontinence (UI) affects around 50% of women during their lifetime. After studying and focusing on languages for most of my education,...

Zhe Zhan, Graduate, Master of Science in Water, Sanitation and Health Engineering. *This post is about research conducted as part of a Master of Science in Water, Sanitation and Health Engineering final project, supervised by Dr Christian Beretta and Professor Barbara Evans.* In order to mitigate increasingly frequent urban floods...