Undergraduate Engineering research contributes to developing a sustainable irrigation project in Tanzania

8th January 2019

As part of her undergraduate studies at St Hilda’s, Kirsty Gouck (Engineering, 2016), spent eight weeks in the summer of 2018 working for the Nasio Trust in Oldonyosambu Village, North Tanzania. Kirsty was responsible for researching and conducting out a feasibility and scoping study, including drafting a business and structural plan, for a sustainable social enterprise irrigation project. The long-term goal was to help improve educational outcomes for local primary school children.

Kirsty found this placement through the University of Oxford Careers Service. Read more about the project in our Research Spotlight.