Amazonian Sustainable Biological Resources

Long-term human impacts on plant biodiversity in Brazil PI: Professor Thomas Meagher Seasonally dry tropical forests are increasingly recognised for the importance of their biodiversity and potential ecosystem services. In Brazil, 11% of its land area is this type of forest, called the Caatinga. Amazonia is a critically important biome in terms of potential impacts … Read more

Tuwekeze Pamoja

Working Together to Give Children in Tanzania a Better Start PI: Dr Margaret Leighton Early childhood care, development and pre-primary education has brought a researcher from the School of Economics & Finance to partner with Save the Children on an intervention designed and implemented by the Tanzanian charity called Tuwekeze Pamoja (Bringing Together). Tuwekeze Pamoja … Read more

Motoring from War to Peace

PI: Dr Jaremey McMullin Investigating the disarmament, demobilisation, and reintegration of those who have been involved in war, a researcher from the School of International Relations has been working in Liberia with ex-combatant youth, demobilised soldiers, and conflict-affected youth who are engaged in the commercial motorcycling transport sector there. The research shows how thousands of … Read more

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in Low and Middle-Income Countries

PI: Dr Wilber Sabiiti According to the World Health Organisation’s Global Tuberculosis Report 2017, tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death from infectious disease, with a higher incidence than HIV/AIDS. To tell whether a patient is responding or to test the effectiveness of new TB drugs, one must be able to count the number … Read more