Rebecca Sindall

With a background in wastewater treatment and several years of experience living and working in African countries, Becky is currently the Operations Manager for the Engineering Field Testing Platform in Durban, South Africa. The platform tests sanitation prototypes in informal settlements and rural households. Her other interests include disaster risk reduction and drowning prevention in LMICs.

Rebecca Sindall

Words Fail Us: Racism in International Development Publishing

July 30, 2020

Earlier this year, we withdrew from guest editing a special journal issue on failures because the publisher’s practices were...

Rebecca Sindall

Blunders, Bloopers and Foul-Ups: Sharing Failures in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programs

August 1, 2018

Shit happens. It is known that international development programs don’t always go as planned, and the water, sanitation and...


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  • Hi Anna, Thanks for your comment! Ethical research really shouldn't allow discrimination in this way. In this case, the profit incentives of the journal appear to take priority over ethical publishing practices. I would suggest that even as a early career researcher, it is possible to voice your con...

    Words Fail Us: Racism in International Development Publishing

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