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

School of Physics and Astronomy lights the way for deep-sea diving

For commercial deep-sea divers, light is a precious commodity. Their work is among the most dangerous in the world, performing critical work such as repairing oil rigs with constraints on their time, mobility and senses. The School of Physics has a long history of pioneering research with LEDs and lasers, which led to a solution unique in the deep-sea diving market.

Evaluation of a portable light source for photodynamic therapy of cutaneous leishmaniasis

GCRF Funding Cycle2018-19 Principal InvestigatorProfessor Ifor Samuel SchoolsPhysics & Astronomy ODA countriesBrazil, Ethiopia Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 3, Goal 16 Leishmaniasis is among the six most important tropical diseases in terms of its impact in public health and affects 12 million people around the world. It is very debilitating, especially cutaneous leishmaniasis, as it can lead … Read more