We currently have two students from the Arcadia STEM Summer Research Internship programme in our group. Hiruni Jayasekera ( and Ryan MacDonald ( will be working with us on epidemiology and transmission of Schistosoma parasites in Senegal for the next 5 weeks.  


Professor Joanne Webster is one of the three finalist in the International Impact category of the prestigious BBSRC Innovator of the Year Award 2018 for her work on helping farmer to access adequate drugs to treat their animals for schistosomiasis in Senegal.