Monthly Archives: April 2021

Greenenergy: extending bioenergy action to a new generation

Web story header

Dr Andrew Amenaghawon, RECIRCULATE Post-Doctoral Research Associate at University of Benin, describes a success story for undergraduates working with the RECIRCULATE and ACTUATE team. An important part of RECIRCULATE and ACTUATE at University of Benin (UNIBEN) is to integrate our undergraduate students into the work of the projects. Part of that is for members of […]

Read More

PARTICIPATE with RECIRCULATE & ACTUATE – International Partnerships Webinar

Web story header

In April 2021, the focus of our PARTICIPATE engagement was partnerships, and more specifically international partnerships and collaboration. On 28th April our International Partnerships Webinar posed the question “Why are international/African research and innovation partnerships challenging and can it be made better?” and explored challenges and opportunities for research & business partnerships in Africa. Moderated by Dr […]

Read More

Spotlight Interview – Prof. Jess Davies

Jess Davies

Prof. Jess Davies is a Professor of Sustainability at Lancaster University and the Director of the Centre for Global Eco-innovation. She was originally trained as an engineer and in her PhD her research focused on developing new technologies that help make aircraft and other safety critical systems more reliable. For the past 10 years at […]

Read More

Spotlight interview – Dr Emmanuel Tsekleves

Emmanuel Tsekleves

Dr Emmanuel Tsekleves is a senior lecturer in Health Design at ImaginationLancaster at Lancaster University. He is also the convenor of Design Research Society Special Interest Group in Global Health and the co-director of the Future Cities Research Institute (Lancaster University, UK and Sunway University, Malaysia). Dr Akanimo Odon recently interviewed Emmanuel to find out a […]

Read More

Spotlight interview – Dr Joanne Larty

Joanne Larty

Dr Joanne Larty is the work package lead for Entrepreneurship and Innovation [WP1] on the RECIRCULATE project. She is also a senior lecturer in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at Lancaster University Management School. In her previous career, she worked as an IT consultant and then moved into marketing and became a Marketing Manager […]

Read More

If you build it, they will understand

Group photo

Dr Mike Ajieh describes how the ACTUATE power-from-waste plant at University of Benin is translating RECIRCULATE research into real benefits for energy supply, the environment and student experience. The world is faced with huge challenge of municipal solid waste management. This is due mainly to the sheer volume of waste generated by the continuous increase […]

Read More

Water, community and networks in the RECIRCULATE context

Accra, Ghana

In this blog, developed from her highly commended entry to the FLOW “Write a Blog” competition”, Kathleen Burke describes her research into sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems. One benefit of doing research is that it encourages you to think about the ‘bigger picture’ that frames the topic you are working on. My PhD at the Stockholm School […]

Read More