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Weʼre raising £1,000 to send university textbooks that we have collected to the University of Mosul in Iraq

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We are a group of microbiology researchers at The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. Our team is comprised of people from all over the world, including Mosul in Iraq.

One of our PhD students has recently graduated and has returned home to Mosul to help rebuild the university there, which was badly damaged during its liberation from ISIS. We have collected textbooks from around our university to donate to Mosul Library.

Books are heavy, and we need your help to raise the money for postage. Any funds that we raise beyond our target will be used to purchase new books that can be shipped directly to Mosul.

We believe that education brings people together, please help in any way that you can, thank you.

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  • Dr. Nicholas Tucker1 month ago
    Dr. Nicholas Tucker

    Dr. Nicholas Tucker

    1 month ago

    Thanks to everybody who has donated so far, we really appreciate your support! I have spoken with the University finance team here at Strathclyde to see if they will help us manage the fund. This has a number of advantages including transparency, but mainly the fact that Strathclyde has accounts with major publishers so we can get the best prices! Thanks again - really touched by the support so far! Nick

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Page last updated on: 8/2/2018 8:32 PM



  • Anonymous


    Aug 2, 2018


  • Adam Noble

    Adam Noble

    Jul 24, 2018


  • Anonymous


    Jul 20, 2018


  • Jana Schniete

    Jana Schniete

    Jul 19, 2018


  • Anne Hughes

    Anne Hughes

    Jul 13, 2018

    Thank you so much for organising this help for colleagues in Mosul.


  • Frances Shepherd

    Frances Shepherd

    Jul 12, 2018


  • Bronagh Dallat

    Bronagh Dallat

    Jul 12, 2018

    Well done for taking the initiative on this, Nick.


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Dr. Nicholas Tucker

Dr. Nicholas Tucker

Glasgow, UK

I am a Senior Lecturer in Molecular Microbiology at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. I work in the the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Science.

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