Blogs

Thomas Bright, the project’s intern, 12 February 2015, from Lancaster University. Learning about albinism as a project intern: “When Lancaster University (which I had left just a few months ago at the end of my undergraduate degree), offered me the chance to work as an intern on this project, I gratefully accepted. In the week that followed, family and friends asked me what I knew about albinism in Africa, and I cheerfully replied “Nothing, really.” I had only ever met one person with albinism, and knew almost nothing about the condition beyond its visible signs.” Read on…

 

Tjitske de Groot’s blog, 30 May 2014, from Geita, Tanzania. “Hello everyone. I am Tjitske de Groot, 22 years old, from the Netherlands. Together with a friend I am working as an intern at Nelico in Geita, Tanzania. We are working for the albinism department of this Tanzanian NGO. We are collaborating with the Tanzania Albino Society (TAS).”  Read on…

 

Charlotte Baker:  Lancaster University blog, which flags up the importance of collaboration between researchers and associations in challenging misconceptions about albinism:  http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/news/blogs/charlotte-baker/albinism-in-africa.