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2009 studentship awards and reports

2009 studentship awards and reports


The Society's Summer Vacation Studentship grants provide an opportunity for young scientists to gain valuable first-hand research experience.  We encourage all successful applicants to provide a report detailing their experiences and what they have learnt.


See what the students from 2009 got up to, view the gallery for 2009.

Christien Buchwald
Christien Buchwald, Eisenthal prize winner for 2009

'Examination of the functional role of ZIP7 phosphorylation in the ZIP7-dependant zinc wave'. Read his blog and report.

Risat Haque
Risat Ul Haque

Read Risat's blog about his experiences working with Dr Stansfield in Aberdeen. Read Risat's report.

Chris Toepfer
Chris Toepfer

Read Chris's blog, including a video interview with Professor Michael Ferenczi. Read Chris's report.

Read more student reports from 2009:


Andrew Seeber at NUI Galway, worked with Dr. Heinz Peter Nasheuer and Kristina Rehmet.


Andy YaoZong at University of Cambridge, worked with Dr Paul Dupree.


Ashleigh-Ann Rainey at the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology in Belfast, worked with Dr. David Waugh and Dr Murray.


Carley Hammond worked with Dr Nicholas Watmough at the University of East Anglia.


Christopher Simmons-Riach worked with Dr Kenneth Watterson at Dundee University.


Claire Allen worked with Dr Tharin Blumenschein at the University of East Anglia.


Claire Megarity worked with Dr David Timson at Queen's University in Belfast.


Daniel Lister worked with Dr Gareth Evans at the University of York.


David Gardner worked with Dr. Andrew Devitt at Aston University.


David Wright worked with Professor Martin Noble at the University of Oxford.


Ishita Sinha worked with Dr Jeremy Brown at Newcastle University.


James Blaza worked with Dr Michael Webb at the University of Leeds.


Jin Rui Liang worked with Dr Sylvie Urbé at the University of Hull.


Jonathan Prescott worked with Dr Judy Coulson at the University of Liverpool.


Katherine Rabie worked with Malcolm Walkinshaw at the University of Edinburgh.


Katrina Stewart worked with Dr Simon Cook at The Babraham Institute.


Laura Vaux worked with Dr Katherine Bowers at University College London.


Lewis Bell worked with Dr Dianne Ford at Newcastle University.


Louise Gavigan worked with Professor Stephen Perkins at University College London.


Muhammad Alam worked with Bibek Gooptu at Birbeck College.


Natalia Piechowiak worked with Dr Tina Daviter at Birkbeck College.


Nicola Whiffin worked with Dr Cath Lindon at the University of Cambridge.


Piotr Gierszewski worked with Dr Cara Vaughan at Birkbeck College.


Rebecca Driesener worked with Dr Peter Roach at the University of Southampton.


Rebecca Murphy worked with Dr Sophie Jackson at the University of Cambridge.


Ruth Stoney worked with Professor Alison Baker the University of Leeds.


Sarah Scriven worked with Dr Hilary Rogers at Cardiff University.


Tamás Sessler worked with Dr Éva Szegezdi, at the National University of Ireland.


Tara Macpherson worked with Dr Daniel Mulvihill at the University of Kent.


Wei Wei Zhu worked with Dr Christopher Dennison at Newcastle University.


Yao Xiong worked with Dr Ashley Toye at the University of Bristol.


Read reports from 2008

Read reports from 2007