Printable and Portable Integrated Photovoltaic-Supercapacitor Unit (PIPSU) for Advancing the Internet of Things Technology in the Developing Nations

Principal InvestigatorDr Lethy Krishnan Jagadamma Schools Physics and Astronomy ODA Countries Botswana SDGs Goal 3, Goal 7, Goal 8, Goal 9, Goal 11 and Goal 17. Project Description Out of the 7.5 billion population globally, 85% live in developing/underdeveloped nations. People in these countries face challenges of poor communication technology, poor health care, low expertise … Read more

Technological innovation to efficiently and responsibly harness primary resources in the Global South

A demonstrator project and knowledge exchange programme for Kazakhstan GCRF Funding Cycle2018-19 Principal InvestigatorsDr William McCarthy, Dr David McCollum SchoolsEarth & Environmental Sciences, Geography & Sustainable Development ODA countriesKazakhstan Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 7, Goal 16 This research continues to bring leading UK researchers from the University of St Andrews, Satbayev University and Nazarbayev Universities together to put … Read more

“StAKz Hub”

A research centre for strategic technological capacity building for the primary resource sector in Kazakhstan GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorsDr William McCarthy, Dr David McCollum SchoolsEarth & Environmental Sciences, Geography & Sustainable Development ODA countriesKazakhstan Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 7, Goal 16 StaKz Hub facilitates collaboration between academics, industry and early career professional to put innovation into practice … Read more

Empowering young artists in rural Namibia

Dr Mattia Fumanti, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Anthropology, has built his academic career by forming and sustaining long lasting research relationships in the field. Rooted in his research into post-apartheid political transformations, these have evolved over time into sustained partnerships with people, most notably in Namibia. Building on over twenty years’ ethnographic … Read more