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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...