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Rebekah Thompson

Rebekah Thompson
Name
Rebekah Thompson
Title
Organisation
African Studies School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK
Telephone
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Research Interests
Neglected Zoonotic and Tropical Diseases, Livestock Research, Meat Eating, Pigs, Medical Anthropology, Helminths, East Africa, Human-animal relationships, Veterinary Anthropology
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/african_studies/rebekah_thompson
Pigs, People, Pathogens.
My PhD traces perceptions of disease amongst pig farmers, abattoir staff and pork butchers in Central Uganda. My research forms part of the INZI project examining neglected zoonotic diseases.
For an overview of my research findings:
http://hdl.handle.net/10568/89173
Supervisors 
Dr. Alice Street
Dr. Rebecca Marsland
Prof. James Smith

Professional Qualifications

2014   MRes Medical Anthropology, The University of Edinburgh
2013   MA Social Anthropology with Development, The University of Edinburgh
Funding
ESRC Doctoral Studentship 1+ 4