At the Graduate Forum event for Smart Villages (http://e4sv.org/) held in January 2015 six projects were supported and ESD MPhil students and Centre PhD students were involved in three of the successful bids.
Next Billion Research
Hamilton, MPhil; David Pepper; Duncan McNicholl 1st Year PhD; Noura
Wahby; and Samantha Passmore MPhil) performs several functions to
enable top quality product testing with end users in the developing
Mobile Education for Smart Technology
(Taskeen Adam, MPhil;
David Bowly, MPhil; Jaspreet Singh, MPhil; Kerstin Göpfrich; Moni K.
Gupta; and Kysen Palmer) is a pilot, scalable IT skills program for
rural secondary students in India.
Biogas Digester Pilot Study
(Jorge Moreno; Kean Ng; Muhammad Tayyab Safdar; Songqiao Yao; and
Taskeen Adam, MPhil) 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
For more information about these winners and the Smart Villages
project, please see the E4SV website.
Image taken from Smart Villages website