UUKi hosts welcome reception for Rutherford Fellows at the Shard in London
(6 November 2018)
UUKi hosted a welcome reception at the Shard for the international early career researchers (ECRs) currently completing Rutherford Fellowships at the 24 UK institutions in receipt of a UUKi Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grant.
This included the Durham Rutherford Fellows from India, Malaysia, and Mexico and their host research leads. Durham Energy Institute co-Director Dr John Bothwell also attended.
The event celebrated the Rutherford Fellows’ role in enhancing the strategic partnerships between their home higher education institution and their host institution in the UK. Joining the Rutherford Fellows at the reception were representatives from the award-holding institutions, the government, and the diplomatic community.
- the Argentinian ECRs based at Lancaster University are carrying out research into food security;
- at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine fellows from Japan are focusing on infectious diseases;
- at Northumbria University researchers from the Occupied Palestinian Territories are examining the relationship between volunteering and citizenship.
- at Durham University fellows from India, Malaysia, and Mexico are focused on Organic Energy Research.
Find out more about Durham University's Rutherford Strategic Fellows.
Image below: Durham University's Prof Claire Warwick (PVC Research), Dr Abhijit Mallick (RF) Dr Pavan Yerramsetti (RF), Dr Alyssa-Jennifer Avestro (Rutherford Award Holder), Dr Paul McGonigal (Rutherford Award Holder), Dr Ali Huerta-Flores (RF).