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lumen: summer 2018

The summer issue of lumen is out now.

In this issue:

  • Rupa’s journey as Bangladesh’s first indigenous female to receive a PhD
  • The people and passion behind SA’s only vet school
  • Life in the fast lane – alumni careers in motorsport
  • Matt Parry’s clever crisp taking on Pringles in the US
  • The highs and lows of working in family business

Read the latest edition of lumen

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