Martin Walker, 2017

Can nature provide inspiration for creating new kinds of engineering materials?  This is the fascinating question that scholar Martin Walker is exploring in the final year of his PhD in Engineering at Cambridge. His ground-breaking work has exciting and far-reaching...

Jason Lacombe, 2017

Jason Lacombe is a DPhil candidate (Population Health) in the University of Oxford’s Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention. His British Heart Foundation-funded doctoral project looks at the links between lifestyle factors – activity...

Carson Becke, 2017

It was Carson Becke’s Great Grandmother, (who studied piano at The Juilliard School in the 1930s) who taught, inspired and encouraged him to study abroad in order to achieve his aspirations as a professional pianist. So, in 2005 at the age of 16 he moved to England...

Paula Larsson, 2017

At a young age Paula Larsson started volunteering with her extended family as a meal server with Feed the Hungry in her hometown of Calgary, Alberta. Paula’s large extended family was frequently called to help on Sundays when other volunteers failed to show up and...

Genevieve Nelson, 2017

Genevieve Nelson is a DPhil candidate in Economics at the University of Oxford. Her doctoral work focuses on the development of the Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) set of macroeconomic models, with the aim to use these models to help policy makers...