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Arthur Shercliff Travel Scholarship 2017 won by Sorcha and Emma for dissertation fieldwork in Nepal

last modified Apr 12, 2017 12:05 PM
Two ESD MPhil students have been awarded the Arthur Shercliff Travel Scholarship 2017
Arthur Shercliff Travel Scholarship 2017 won by Sorcha and Emma for dissertation fieldwork in Nepal

Professor John Arthur Shercliff (1927-1983)

The Arthur Shercliff Memorial Trust, which was established to promote technical visits abroad by undergraduates and graduate students, offers two scholarships, valued at £1,400 each, one to be awarded in each of the Engineering Departments of Cambridge University and Warwick University.

Sorcha Ni Mhuimhneachain, a current ESD MPhil student, has been awarded £1000  to travel to Nepal  to research the development of a strategic road map for the deployment of renewable technologies in rural Nepal.

Emma Houiellebecq has been awarded £300 towards her fieldtrip to Nepal to  consider Urban Resilience in Post-Disaster Recovery: A Case Study on the 2015 Nepal Earthquake.

Photo credit: Cambridge Engineering Department

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