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Tonia Thomas, a student in the Department, plans to scale Africa’s tallest mountain to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation.

Tonia Thomas

Tonia Thomas of the Riley Lab will undertake the grueling climb in a couple of weeks' time, walking for eight hours a day for a week, at altitude and in the cold in the hope of raising £3,000.

Tonia's fundraising page has been set up to enable people to contribute to the fundraising effort, if they so wish.

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