Tag: research

Anne Tucker: Fellowship Recipient

Anne Tucker: Fellowship Recipient

The photography collection at the Harry Ransom Center is one of the greatest in the world. And so I’ve probably looked at 20 or 30 different collections within the photography collection, ranging from the Jimmy Hare photographs of…

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Nita Kumar: Fellowship Recipient

Nita Kumar: Fellowship Recipient

I’m Nita Kumar, and I teach at the University of Dehli, and my primary area of research is African-American drama. The Ransom Center has an excellent collection of source material on minstrel shows, minstrel scene that was a…

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Dr Adam Best – Churchill Fellow, 2017

Dr Adam Best – Churchill Fellow, 2017

[Music plays] (Adam Best) My name is Adam Best. I’m a Principal Research Scientist in CSIRO Manufacturing. [Music plays] The Churchill Fellowship is an award that’s made available to Australians from all walks of life to be able…

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An Experiment in Gratitude | The Science of Happiness

An Experiment in Gratitude | The Science of Happiness

Participant 1: Shut up [laughs] Participant 2: What? Wait, wait. Participant 3: Oh he’s gonna be so embarrassed. [title music] Julian Huguet: What makes you happy? Having fun? Hanging out with friends? Delicious food? Making money? Well consider…

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How does a blockchain work – Simply Explained

How does a blockchain work – Simply Explained

Blockchains are incredibly popular nowadays. But what is a blockchain? How do they work, what problems do they solve and how can they be used? Like the name indicates, a blockchain is a chain of blocks that contains…

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Student Spotlight: Isamar Cortes – Environmental Science and Management PhD

Student Spotlight: Isamar Cortes – Environmental Science and Management PhD

My research explores the effects of evaporation and precipitation on mangrove island morphology. So, I specifically study mangrove islands. Mangroves are a type of halophytic tree, meaning that they can survive in saline water. So, you’ll actually see…

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Early Career Fellowships

Early Career Fellowships

I really enjoyed my time as an Early Career Fellow The early career fellowship takes some of the finest PhD graduates from Warwick and it funds them for an additional period to help to develop their ideas to…

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Addressing Global Health Challenges in Sierra Leone

Addressing Global Health Challenges in Sierra Leone

[MUSIC PLAYING] The Global Social Impact Fellowship is an opportunity for students to come together, collaborate, and work on some of the most complex challenges facing low and middle-income countries. They are all multi-year ventures with one team…

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Climate Change and Community Health: Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship

Climate Change and Community Health: Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship

This research question really asks a fellow to dive deep, look at what climate change impacts mean at the local level, and asks what does that mean for the health of the people and the communities that are…

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