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Lord Rootes Memorial Fund: Projects 2013

Fourteen projects were awarded funding by the Lord Rootes Memorial Fund Committee in 2013. For group projects, the lead applicant only is listed:

  • Zeinb Agha: Shoot from the Lip
  • James Christen: The Whissile: Designing and Building a Small Liquid-Propellant Rocket Engine
  • Jamie Goodhart: The Antarctic Peninsular Expedition - details of student's photographic exhibition on campus report(PDF Document)
  • John Halpin: Cycling Science Road Show: A Science Outreach Programme report (PDF Document)
  • Emilia Halton-Hernandez: Don Juan: The Life of a Spanish Oidor in Colombia report(PDF Document)
  • Sam Jenkins: Drawing Back the Iron Curtain: Memory and Legacy from Szczecin to Trieste report(PDF Document)
  • Luke Parry: World Rickshaw Taxi: Circumnavigation of the Globe by Rickshaw report(PDF Document)
  • Tobias Pforr: Exploring Europe's supposed North-South Divide along the "Dream Path" from Munich to Venice report(PDF Document)
  • Krzysztof Siczek: Lourdes, The Pyrenees and the Camino de Santiago - An Exploration of the Meaning of a Pilgrimage in the 21st Century - link to project blog (external) report(PDF Document)
  • Aiesha Sriram: Coloured Cuisine: Origins and Influences report(PDF Document)
  • Elliot Walker: An Expedition to Yangshauo, China report(PDF Document)
  • James Warner Smith: Canoeing the Continent 3000 miles from the Atlantic to the Black Sea - link to project website (external) report(PDF Document) TEDx Talk**
  • Louis Waterman-Evans: Following the Steps of Pheidippides. A Journey to Sparta in Search of the Reasons People Run Marathons and Beyond - link to project blog (external) report(PDF Document)**

**These reports received additional awards of £250 - £500 for being of outstanding calibre, at the discretion of the Committee.