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Extreme Sleepover: Keeping the lights on in rural Uganda

last modified Feb 24, 2015 10:37 AM
Extreme Sleepover: Keeping the lights on in rural Uganda

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PhD student and ESD MPhil alumni (11-12) Stephanie Hirmer has an article published in "Research Horizons." The article "Extreme Sleepover: Keeping the lights on in rural Uganda"  (page 34, issue 26)  talks about her PhD research looking at the locals real needs and desires as a key element in overcoming the lack of technology uptake in rural Uganda.

 

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