University of St Andrews

Balcraig Foundation bursary awarded to Ezekiel Conteh (MSc Sustainable Development)

Thursday 22 March 2012

Congratulations to Ezekiel Conteh, who has been awarded a Balcraig Foundation bursary of £715 by the Department of Geography and Sustainable Development to enable him to carry out his dissertation project.

Ezekiel is a current MSc student in Sustainable Development and his research focuses on: “Local perceptions of climate change and implications on health care in Freetown, Sierra Leone”. The Balcraig Foundation funded postgraduate students from African countries studying health care at the University of St Andrews; former recipients included students on the MRes course in Health Geography and Swarthick Salins (PhD completed under the supervision of Professor Robin Flowerdew).

The photograph below shows from left to right: Dr Danny Simatele (MSc Teaching Fellow), Ezekiel Conteh (MSc student) and Dr Bill Austin (Head of Department).

Ezekiel Conteh presentation