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Removing Waste Plastic from the Nairobi-Athi River System in Kenya

SVRG is carrying this project out jointly with our partners Chemolex in Kenya. This project is jointly funded by the Coca Cola Foundation and UCSB’s Benioff Ocean Initiative, as part of the Clean Currents Coalition. x

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Biogas Digester Pilot Study

Jorge Moreno Kean Ng Songqiao Yao Taskeen  Adam The team seeks to utilise off-grid electricity to implement a pilot project in Sierra Leone aimed at improving the livelihoods and incomes of small scale farmers by processing fresh tomatoes into canned tomato paste, a high value added product in the country. With a population of more …

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Next Billion Research

Adam Hamilton David Pepper Duncan McNicholl Noura Wahby Samantha Passmore Despite ongoing innovation, technology developers often do not know potential customers in developing countries. This gap hinders appropriate technology development. ‘Next Billion Research’ (NBR) targets this gap by facilitating direct customer feedback, and gathers information on product distribution in developing countries. NBR takes technologies and …

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Mobile Education for Smart Technology

Taskeen Adam, Department of Engineering, MPhil David Bowly, Department of Engineering, MPhil Jaspreet Singh, Department of Engineering, MPhil Kerstin Göpfrich, Department of Physics, PhD 2nd year Moni K. Gupta, Department of Chemistry, PhD 3rd year Kysen Palmer, Department of Physics, PhD 3rd year Tayyab Safdar, Centre of Development Studies The Mobile Education for Smart Technology …

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Water purification and testing in off-grid communities

Hajime Shinohara (Physics (Winton Scholar), PhD, 2nd Mike Coto (Materials Science and Metallurgy, PhD 3rd One of the most urgent problems facing off-grid communities is lack of clean drinking water. Globally approximately 2000 people die every day due to lack of access to clean water. Companies and NGOs have tried to purify water in off-grid …

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Biogas to power up energy isolated households

Steffen Illig, University of Cambridge, Physics, PhD 3rd Year Luis Miguel Pazos Outón, University of Cambridge, Physics, PhD 2nd Year Flora Ponjou Tasse, University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory, PhD 3rd Year Sara Serradas Duarte, University of Cambridge, Neuroscience, PhD 3rd Year Can biogas solve the problems of deforestation, sanitation and lack of access to energy …

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Study on Advanced Measures for Mosquito Control by Insecticide Vaporisers

Yoshiki Tsukamoto, Judge Business School, Master of Business Administration, 1st year Glen Whitehead, Judge Business School, Master in Technology Policy, 1st year The project, Study on Advanced Measures for Mosquito Control by Insecticide Vaporisers, aims to examine the feasibility of utilising insecticide vaporisers to enhance mosquito control in rural Republic of Kenya (hereinafter Kenya). The …

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