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Matsautso Mumba, Student, 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 Professor Barbara Evans* Among the many challenges most African countries face, access to clean water and safely...

Hannah Jayne Robinson, Graduate, Bachelor of Engineering *This post regards research conducted as part of a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) final year research project, supervised by Dr Dani Barrington*     Premise of the Study: As someone who menstruates, menstrual taboos have had an influence on my life since...

Desire Sengoga, Student, 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 Dani Barrington, partnered with Antonella Vagliente of Young Water Solutions* In 2018 I was selected as...

Claire Rosato-Scott, PhD Candidate A very close friend of mine did a PhD a good few years ago in what I call ‘the traditional way’. By that I mean they spent years in-country collecting data, followed by months holed up at home producing a doorstop-worthy tome of excellence which was...

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) and...

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...