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Student profiles

Welcome to our 'Student profiles' section, where you will find articles about our current and former students. If you would like to be featured in this section, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to set up an interview.

Hajar el Hamss, PhD student and Graduate of the MSc Agriculture for Sustainable Development

NRI prize-winning student, Hajar el Hamss – under the microscope

Hajar el Hamss web 750Meet Hajar el Hamss, current PhD student at NRI whose work focuses on the interactions between whitefly, the bacteria inside whitefly, and a virus causing a devastating disease affecting the tropical root and important food security crop, cassava. Today, it is Hajar’s turn to be under the microscope as we take a close look at her career path and explain her passion for solving scientific puzzles.


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