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Examples of research by Students

Thumbnail for Research Student: Christine Kim (2015-16) - Climate change & health in Nepal

Research Student: Christine Kim (2015-16) - Climate change & health in Nepal

I am very grateful to have been the recipient of the Lavey-Rosencranz Award for research into climate change and public health.

Thumbnail for Research Student: Lewis Wynn (2011-) - Culture of Fields

Research Student: Lewis Wynn (2011-) - Culture of Fields

Having spent 2014–15 at Harvard University on a Herchel Smith Scholarship, I was delighted to return to Emmanuel this year (I completed my BA in English in 2014) to study for an MPhil in Criticism and Culture.

Thumbnail for Research Student: Helen Charman (2011) – Poets and Parents

Research Student: Helen Charman (2011) – Poets and Parents

Helen completed her undergraduate degree in English at Emmanuel in 2014. She was very grateful to be awarded a full studentship, through the generosity of the Late 80s fund and another Member, enabling her to study for an MPhil in Modern and Contemporary Literature.

Thumbnail for Research Student: Jennifer Harris (2008) – The Hidden Hand: Texts and Translations

Research Student: Jennifer Harris (2008) – The Hidden Hand: Texts and Translations

Jennifer Harris came to Emmanuel in 2008 to read Modern & Medieval Languages. College funds have enabled her to stay to do an MPhil, and through the support of a Member and a Derek Brewer Research Studentship she is now at the end of her first year studying for a PhD. She wrote the following article for the Emmanuel Review in 2014:

Thumbnail for Research Student: Stephen Duxbury (2010) – Words and Worlds

Research Student: Stephen Duxbury (2010) – Words and Worlds

Stephen Duxbury read Philosophy at Emmanuel from 2010 to 2013. The Late Eighties and other College funds have enabled him to stay on to do an MPhil, and he is now hoping to remain at Emmanuel for a further three years to do a PhD. He wrote the following article for the Emmanuel Review in 2014:

Thumbnail for Research Student: John Gallagher (2009)

Research Student: John Gallagher (2009)

John Gallagher wrote the following in the Emmanuel Review in 2012: I am a graduate student in the Faculty of History and am lucky enough to receive a Derek Brewer PhD studentship at Emmanuel. I work on the early modern period: for historians, this stretches from some time in the fifteenth century through to the eighteenth, and is a time of great change and huge interest in world history.

Thumbnail for Research Student: Fatima Siwaju (2005) – Post-Colonial Literatures of Africa & the Middle East

Research Student: Fatima Siwaju (2005) – Post-Colonial Literatures of Africa & the Middle East

A Lord Northfield Scholarship and an MPhil Studentship enabled Fatima Siwaju to pursue an MPhil in development studies, driven largely by her study of the post-colonial literatures of Africa and the Middle East.

Thumbnail for Research Student: Eleanor Rutherford (2009) – Musical Notation in Medieval Paris

Research Student: Eleanor Rutherford (2009) – Musical Notation in Medieval Paris

In 2011, Eleanor Rutherford wrote about her research in the Emmanuel Review. I came to Emmanuel in 2009 to study for an MPhil in Musicology. I am now in my first year of studying for a PhD in Music, thanks to the support of a Derek Brewer Research Studentship.

Thumbnail for Research Student: John Munns (2006) – Medieval Christian Doctrine & Artistic Iconography

Research Student: John Munns (2006) – Medieval Christian Doctrine & Artistic Iconography

Several graduate students are supported either fully or partly by the College. John Munns has been funded by a Derek Brewer Research Studentship and the C S Gray Fund and he wrote as follows in the Emmanuel Review in 2010.

Thumbnail for Research Student: Beatrice Balfour (2011) – The Reggio Emilia Approach

Research Student: Beatrice Balfour (2011) – The Reggio Emilia Approach

A Derek Brewer PhD studentship, together with a grant from the Cambridge Home/ EU Scholarship Scheme, has enabled Beatrice Balfour to study for a doctorate at Emmanuel and the Faculty of Education. She described her research in the Emmanuel Review for 2013.

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