“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

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

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorProfessor Ifor Samuel SchoolsPhysics & Astronomy ODA countriesBrazil, Ethiopia Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 3, Goal 16 Researchers in the School of Physics & Astronomy are exploring how to apply a portable light source for photodynamic therapy (PDT), a technology they have already developed to treat skin cancer, to treat a major neglected tropical disease. … Read more

Digitizing Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Preservation and Development in Tanzania

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorRichard Bates SchoolsEarth and Environmental Sciences ODA countriesTanzania Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 14, Goal 16 Repurposing has recently been necessary to the  School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (SEES) Global Challenges project in Tanzania to continue to support the local community despite the on-going COVID-19 crisis. When lock-down as a result of the COVID-19 … Read more

Community Capabilities and Marine Protected Area Governance

Scaling up and Capacity development GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorTim Stojanvoic SchoolsGeography & Sustainable Development ODA countriesKenya Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 16 This is rapid response work responding to the Covid-19 crisis. The aim of the project is to protect the marine environment and to improve the social welfare of communities for whom Covid-19 has been … Read more

Motoring from War to Peace

Supporting Social Reintegration of Liberia’s Conflict Affected Youth through Nationwide Counter-Stigma Efforts GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorJaremey McMullin SchoolsInternational Relations ODA countriesGuinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 10, Goal 16 Investigating the disarmament, demobilisation, and reintegration of those who have been involved in war, a researcher from the School of International Relations has been … Read more