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Resource recovery from wastes: production of safe and sustainable fertiliser from human, agricultural and food waste streams

Supervisors Professor Kirk Semple (LEC) Professor Alastair Martin (Engineering) Professor Lawrence Ezemonye (University of Benin, Nigeria) Dr Francis Boateng Agyenim (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana) Description The overall aim of the project will focus broadly on resource recovery from organic wastes, including human, agricultural and food waste streams. Through anaerobic digestion (AD) of […]

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Understanding pathogen survival and mobility in soil-plant-food systems following organic waste application to land

Supervisors Professor Kirk Semple (LEC) Professor Roger Pickup (BLS) Professor Ian Dodd (LEC) Professor Alastair Martin (Engineering) Dr Francis Boateng Agyenim (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana) Description The overall aim of the project will focus broadly on the survival and mobility of pathogens associated with organic wastes, including human, agricultural and food waste […]

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A good job unfinished? How deficient infrastructure leads to ill-health through contaminated water in informal urban communities in Africa

Supervisors Dr Manoj Roy (LEC) Professor Roger Pickup (BLS) Dr Luigi Sedda (LMS) Dr Francis Boateng Agyenim (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana) Description The last two decades have seen much improvement to a potable water supply to millions of poor urban people across the developing world. However, potential benefits of improved water supply […]

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Optimising anaerobic digestion to produce sustainable energy from human, agricultural and food waste streams

Supervisor Professor Alastair Martin (Engineering) Professor Kirk Semple (LEC) Professor Lawrence Ezemonye (University of Benin, Nigeria) Dr Francis Boateng Agyenim (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana) Description The overall aim of the project will focus broadly on resource recovery from organic wastes, including human, agricultural and food waste streams. Through anaerobic digestion (AD) of […]

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The role of gender in University-Industry knowledge technology and exchange (KTE) ecosystems in West Africa and UK water economies

Supervisors Professor Nigel Lockett (LUMS) Professor Sarah Jack (LUMS) Dr Cynthia Forson (Lancaster University, Ghana). Description This comparative study consists of two interrelated research objectives: Exploring the role of gender in University-Industry knowledge and technology exchange (KTE) ecosystems in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines with particular reference to professional and social networking. Comparison […]

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Managing water and nutrients to maximise rice production in Ghana

Supervisors Professor Mariana Rufino (LEC) Professor Ian Dodd (LEC) Dr Stephen Yeboah (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana). Description Sustainably boosting crop yields despite limiting supplies of water and nutrients is a key objective of RECIRCULATE. With a booming African human population, there is an increasing and often unmet demand for food. Enhancing rice […]

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