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Our Projects

All the projects have partners in one of the 17 DAC nations, where the students will have a placement for part of their project.

Project Title DAC Nations
Low-cost passive water treatment for impacted households across Afghanistan and Pakistan Pakistan
Towards the end game: operational research on improving rural housing in sub-Saharan Africa as a strategy to support malaria elimination The Gambia
The Role of the Arts in Climate Change Mitigation:  Environmental Philosophies of Saharawi Refugee-Citizens Algeria
Maya subsistence farmer decision-making under climatic uncertainty in Central America Belize
The development of peptidomimetics (peptoids) as therapeutics for the treatment of Chagas disease and Leishmaniasis Brazil
Repurposing old drugs to refresh the anti-leishmanial pipeline Brazil
Poverty alleviation among ethnic minority groups in South West China through eco-agricultural and tourism development China
The tragedy of common heritage; environmental conservations and the exploitation of the resources of the deep sea bed Jamaica
Transport as gendered employment practice in sub-Saharan Africa South Africa
Understanding the impact of climate and climate change on water and food security in Guyana Guyana
A whole lifecycle approach to solar PV in India, managing the operation, end-of-life recycling India
Development of copper-dependent antimicrobial resistance breakers India
Mitigating flood risks to rice production in the Indian subcontinent India
The development and characterisation of “green” ionic liquid solvents for algal biofuel extraction India
Rainfall-runoff modelling for flood forecasting in Indonesia Indonesia
Developing best practice to protect children from air pollution in Indonesia Indonesia
Designing smart functionalised surfaces for water harvesting Indonesia
Using machine learning and satellite radar to detect “silent” earthquakes in the Zagros Mountains, Iran Iran
When the shaking stops: an evaluation of post-earthquake heritage rehabilitation in Hanuman Dhoka’s Durbar Square Nepal
Exploring synergies and opportunities at the interface between culture, ritual & science for landslide risk reduction Nepal
Designs for dwellings; strategies for managing human-animal contact in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
Law’s Dynamic Effects: The Case of South Africa South Africa
The politics and ethics of water security in Cape Town South Africa
Governing the energy-water nexus; sustainable resource governance for development in Turkey Turkey
Art and creativity in HIV/AIDS Prevention and Empowerment Among Young People in Uganda Uganda
Using Soil Improvement Technologies (SITs) to Enhance Drought and Nutrient Resilience in Zimbabwean Soils Zimbabwe