A short version of Sean Avery’s 2012 report for the AHRC Omo Valley Project has been published as an illustrated booklet. It summarises the potential impact on Kenya’s Lake Turkana of hydropower and large-scale irrigation development in the Omo Valley.
The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside vibrant doctoral programmes, the MSc in African Studies, inaugurated in 2006, is already recognised as Europe's most prestigious and successful training programme in its field.
Grade 5: £23,352 to £27,854 per annum (with a discretionary range to £30,424)
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies is looking to recruit a Grants and Projects Officer to cover a 12 month period of maternity leave commencing in January 2014. This key full-time post provides financial administrative support to academic staff applying for and working on research projects, and to administrators in the School.