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What is Parasite Street Science?

#ParasiteStreetScience is a public engagement work aimed at bringing awareness on scientific research on sleeping sickness.

A collaboration between the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Parasitology, University of Glasgow School of Life Sciences, Surge, Kamuzu University of Health Sciences and Malawi VOICES.

This project is funded by the ScotPEN Wellcome Engagement Award (Wellcome Project Number 217078/Z/19/Z)

Recent Posts

These are articles that appear in other media platforms about our activities

3 Aug 2022

Partick Thistle to host half-time educational street theatre performance

Partick Thistle will host a educational street theatre performance at half time of their game against Hamilton this weekend to raise awareness of infectious diseases in Africa...

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2 August 2022

Thistle to host educational street theatre performance this weekend

This Saturday, during the half time break of our game against Hamilton Academical, we will be hosting an educational street theatre performance...

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July 2021

2021 Parasite Street Science Performance

University of Glasgow and Surge present a 360˚ video from Parasite Street Science at Surge Festival 2021, in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Radio Programs

Below are some of the radios that we have partnered with to cover our engagements in Rumphi and Nkhotakota in Malawi. These will run alongside our performances allowing a larger community to engage with the discussions and information available. These radio stations will make available programs that will engage radio listening clubs after live interviews and Questions and Answers.

Kamuzu University of Health Sciences
Malawi Ministry of Health
Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust
SURGE Scotland
University of Glasgow
Wellcome Centre for Integrative Parasitology