Published work


Aid and development


How can you leave no one behind when millions of children are uncounted?
Blockchain: what is it and what does it mean for development?
Halve traffic accident deaths and injuries by 2020: can it be done?
Delivering aid: agencies struggle with increasing needs, costs and insecurity
Stigma, guilt and gaps in the system: it’s time for NGOs to step up on staff mental health
Date Aid: are charities sending the wrong message?
Tsetse fly: can castration end one of Africa’s oldest development problems?
• Haiti earthquake: rebuilding the country with carpentry and prosthetics
11 of the best aid parodies

Global health 

Ebola: the story of the Sierra Leone diaspora response that no one is telling
Real time maps could predict and prevent the spread of malaria

Social care 


Connected and calm: how smart-home tech is giving family carers peace of mind
How rap therapy workshops help foster children tell stories
Meet Pepper the robot – Southend’s newest social care recruit
Reeling in the years: dementia-friendly screenings make cinema accessible to all
‘Clients belittle you’: foreign social care workers on life in the UK
Qualified but no experience: catch 22 locks social workers out of their first job
‘We want social workers to do real social work’: the councils cutting caseloads
Damned: Jo Brand’s new sitcom finds the humour in social work

Sustainability and the environment

Live Better: Bees and Katherine

Chinese medicine fuelling rise in donkey slaughter for global skin trade
Peak salt: is the desalination dream over for the Gulf states?
Where are the world’s most water-stressed cities?
How do you solve a problem like a broken water pump?
Access to clean water and sanitation around the world – mapped
What to do with a plastic bottle instead of throwing it away – video (Producer)
Bee orgies to biodiversity: lessons in becoming a beekeeper


Gap year volunteering: how to do it right
Volunteer travel: experts raise concerns over unregulated industry

Interviews and comment

‘Luxury water’ for £80 a bottle? It’s ignorant, insensitive and irresponsible
Catarina de Albuquerque: ‘Water is a human right … but it can have a price’
Bisi Alimi on LGBT rights in Nigeria: ‘It may take 60 years, but we have to start now’
Steve Backshall: Young people know far more about eco issues than we did