Fellows' Blogs

Below is a selection of blogs from Fellows who are currently travelling the world on their Fellowships. Follow the links to read about these Fellows’ latest findings.

Robin Hinks, from Bow, and a Research and Policy Officer at the Food Foundation, is travelling in Brazil and the USA to observe community programmes aimed at increasing vegetable and fruit consumption. Read Robin's blog

Dearbhaile Heaney, from Belfast, and founder of The Holding Project, is travelling in Finland, Sweden and the USA researching affordable housing initiatives for young people. Read Dearbhaile’s blog

Jack Gillum, a student and charity Director from Knighton, Powys, is travelling in Canada and the USA investigating how civil society organisations can influence public policy. Read Jack’s blog

Rob Barker-Williams, a Substance Misuse Worker from Swansea, is travelling in Canada, Denmark and the USA investigating reducing drug related deaths through medically supervised injection centres. Read Rob’s blog

Jacqui Jobson, from Newcastle, and Director of Advocacy Centre North, is travelling in Australia and Canada exploring advocacy approaches addressing mental health among LGBTQ communities. Read Jacqui’s blog

Arfah Farooq, from East Ham, and the Head of Marketing at the Makers Academy, is travelling in Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates and the USA to explore the potential for greater participation in the technology sector among Muslim women. Like her Facebook page or subscribe to her YouTube channel to follow Arfah's Fellowship.

Beatrice von Preussen, an artist from Brighton, is travelling in Norway to produce an illustrated children's book based on the work of scientists in the Arctic Circle, in order to inspire interest in the natural world. Read Beatrice's blog

Alpa Depani, an architect from Hackney, is travelling in Hong Kong, Japan and the USA to explore approaches to the design of public realm in global cities. Read Alpa's blog

Debbie Austin, a home maker and mother from Truro, is travelling in Japan and Singapore to explore approaches to maximising the therapeutic benefits of public gardens for wheelchair users. Read Debbie's blog

Victoria Butler, a Physiotherapist from Kirklevington, North Yorkshire, is travelling in Australia to investigate exercise programmes to prevent falls in stroke patients. Read Victoria's blog

Kate Knowles, an Advanced Nurse Practitioner from Nottingham, is travelling in the USA to research how Advanced Clinical Practitioners evidence the benefit of their work. Read Kate's blog

Joanne McGrath, from Newcastle upon Tyne, and a Progression Coach at Crisis UK, is travelling in Norway and the USA to investigate approaches to preventing homelessness amongst ex offenders. Read Joanne's blog