Institute for Infrastructure and Environment Themes

Institute for Infrastructure and Environment Research Themes

Many areas in Kenya are dependent on boreholes for their water supplies. However, this water is often unfit for plants, animals and people when it is too rich in salts or if it contains an excess of natural contaminants that are damaging to health, like fluoride. Our researchers built a proof of concept desalinator for rural households in Lodwar, Turkana (NW Kenya).

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Closing Date: 

Monday, August 15, 2022

Driven by recent advances in manufacturing, materials sciences, and a concatenation of demanding engineering challenges, structured materials with novel properties and encoded functionalities are g

Closing Date: 

Friday, December 31, 2021

We are seeking applications from candidates with an interest in topics including fire science, fire engineering, material flammability, fire spread, fire behaviour of timber buildings, smouldering


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