Science, Technology & Innovation Fellows' Story Collection

Author: Helen Aherne
Science, Technology & Innovation Fellows' Story Collection

Read more about some of our Fellows' achievements in this area.

Deepesh Patel is one of the youngest people to be awarded a Churchill Fellowship. At the age of 18, he travelled to Canada and Peru in 2011, to work with researchers to investigate the ethnobotanical potential of floral and fauna in the Peruvian Amazon (mainly in primary and secondary rainforest in the Manu Biosphere Reserve). Read more...

Dr Becki Lawsona Wildlife Veterinarian working at The Institute of Zoology, travelled to the USA in 2012 to visit centres of excellence for wildlife disease investigation and epidemiological research. Read more...

Grace Filby's Fellowship in 2007 led her to visit clinics, hospitals and university labs in the Republic of Georgia, Poland and USA. She investigated bacteriophages (phages) - ultra-microscopic waterborne viruses that infect and destroy only bacteria, so they have many applications, including medicine. Read more...

Roger Smith’s Fellowship in 2008 researched on the condition, use and technical specification of camera obscuras throughout continental Europe. Since then Roger has made camera obscuras for Compton Verney Art Gallery, Warwickshire and also for The National Trust. Read more...

Kelly Mackintosh travelled to Australia in 2015 to research effective ways of measuring and visualising children’s physical activity levels. She has since helped to develop the use of 3D printing to motivate children to exercise. Read more...

Hugh Owen travelled to the USA in 1996 to study the scientific examination of crime scenes, suspects and victims. He visited forensic scientists at police departments across the USA, as well as the United States Secret Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read more...

Science education consultant Dr Sai Pathmanathan travelled to the USA in 2016 to investigate science engagement and learning for families. Sai’s Fellowship has helped her to become more ambitious in the issues she addresses in her work and in forming collaborations aimed at making science learning accessible to all. Read more...

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