Below are reports from students who benefited from an OMT Travel Grant in the 2012/13 academic year.
Dawn Berry (2009, History)
The £300 travel grant awarded to me from the University College Old Member’s Trust Travel grant was used toward my flight from Copenhagen to Nuuk, Greenland to attend the 2013 Artek event on sustainability and Mining in the Arctic in Sisimiut, Greenland. The total flight cost for that portion of the travel was £650.
Nessa Carson (2009, Chemistry)
With great thanks for a Univ Old Members' Travel Grant and funding from Esai, in the summer of 2012 I was able to work on my dream chemistry internship at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Elisabeth Forster (2011, Oriental Studies)
My five-week trip to Beijing was one of the most productive and enjoyable journeys I have ever made. From 12 December 2012 to 17 January 2013, I undertook a language course and library visit in the capital of the Middle Kingdom.
Elisey Kobzev (2008, Chemistry)
Thomas Lonsdale (2009, Chemistry)
David Menassa (2009, Medicine)
I spent the week between the 16th and the 21st of December in the laboratory of Dr David Holcman at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. I also spent two days at the Collège de France with Dr Nathalie Rouach.
Teresa Kyrke-Smith (2010, Geology)
Thomas Nelson (2009, Classics)
Thomas O'Toole (2009, Geology)
Franziska Richter (2009, Psychology)
Evgenia Rouka (2010, Medicine)
Alexander Volsky (2008, International Relations)
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the travel grant I received and to write a brief report of my travels to New Delhi and Tbilisi in late September 2012. The purpose of my trip was to conduct interviews with leading policymakers on issues related to my dissertation on great power politics.
Judith Weston (2012, Modern Languages)
Heike Wobst (2010, Medicine)
In March 2013, I attended AD/PD in Florence, Italy, with almost 3000 participants the biggest European conference on neurodegenerative disorders of the central nervous system.