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Rob Goodier

The best of Siemens Stiftung EPA: A wearable hypothermia monitor, trash-funded healthcare and an irrigation pump

October 17, 2016

A wearable thermometer for newborns, a medical insurance scheme for trash collectors, a hydro-powered water pump and a stove...

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Rob Goodier

Untreated Wastewater: A Growing Crisis and Its Solutions

August 31, 2016

Aerial photos reveal a plume of brown fecal sludge drifting off the coast at Lavender Hill in Accra, Ghana....

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Ranjith Annepu

Coconuts for Compost and Bicycling Recycling: Two New Waste Management Solutions

August 29, 2016

Two organizations are taking two very different approaches to managing the growing mountain of waste generated in the developing...

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Jason Kass

Patently Wrong International Development

August 15, 2016

Scaling patented, secretive technologies in healthcare is a risky business. We witnessed an example of the problem recently in...

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Jessica Pothering

Five Questions with Shashi Buluswar and Subarna Mitra, Institute for Transformative Technologies

July 12, 2016

Two years ago, a small team from the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in Berkeley, Calif. released an enormous volume...

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Rob Goodier

Hardware start-ups get an upgrade from cardboard cutouts to digital 3D modelling

June 29, 2016

Hardware startups go through dozens or even hundreds of design changes before a product hits a shelf. Making those...

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Rob Goodier

Welcome to E4C’s Fellows

June 5, 2016

We are pleased to welcome 11 fellows into our new Research Fellowship program. To introduce our fellows, we asked...

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Rob Goodier

The iShow in Kenya According to Twitter

May 30, 2016

In photos, sketches, facts and less than 140 characters of commentary, tweeters documented the Kenya leg of iShow by...

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Kevin M Passino

Humanitarian Engineering Principle Two: Relate, Listen, Ask, Cooperate, Empower

May 18, 2016

This is the second in a series on principles based on the textbook Humanitarian Engineering: Creating Technologies that Help People, by Kevin...

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Rob Goodier

How to use mobile data collection tools to improve global development work

April 23, 2016

Mobile communications networks have surged in developing countries and so has the availability of smartphones and tablets. These tools offer...

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