WHOLE EARTH? Fellowships programme Exhibition and Launch Event
The six winning Whole Earth? Fellowship Programme projects and the students behind these amazing initiatives will be showcased through a poster exhibition, organised by the Sustainability Hub in cooperation with the Crystal. The exhibition will take place from April 8th 2016 until April 15th 2016 at the Crystal Cafe and will be accessible free of charge during the normal working hours of the cafe (Mon-Fri 8:30 - 17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00 - 19:00).
We would like to invite you to the launch event of the Whole Earth? Fellowships Programme poster exhibition, which will will take place on Friday, April 8th 2016 at 14:00 in the Crystal Building Education Suite and will include short presentations by academics Dr Isil Onol (Senior Lecturer in Design and Digital Arts) and Dr Benz Kotzen (Senior Lecturer and Landscape Postgraduate Coordinator). The progress of the students’ throughout their projects has been documented through a videography which will have its first showing at the event. Following the launch event, visitors will have the opportunity to talk to some of the Fellowship students and to visit the permanent Crystal Exhibition “The future of cities” (https://www.thecrystal.org/visit-the-exhibition/ ).
Due to limited seating at the event we are requesting all participants to register their attendance
WHOLE EARTH? Fellowships programme completed
Over the last three months, the Sustainability Hub has followed supported six outstanding students who have been awarded WHOLE EARTH Fellowships for projects centred on one or more of the University Challenges inspired by the WHOLE EARTH? Exhibition. While the individual projects came from students with very different backgrounds, skills and project goals, they all shared common traits - a very high degree of motivation and a strong desire to apply the project teams' skills and knowledge towards the creation of a more sustainable tomorrow. We would like to congratulate all participants as well as the academics, students and professionals who have been supporting them on their journeys, which we hope will not stop with the formal end of the programme, but extend to new and increasingly ambitious levels.
Learn more about the projects by reading the project blogs below:
Bernadette Cozma (Integrated Masters in Biology, MBiol) with the project What are the benefits of eating organic food? providing some interesting new looks at a well-known question;
Jens Haendeler (MA Landscape Architecture), who will design an Intertidal Living River Wall panel as a solution for improving the biodiversity of urban river systems such as the Tidal Thames;
Daisy Haywood (MA Landscape Architecture) who will collect and discuss concepts on the future of the Thames Barrier in the form of a zine bearing the tongue-in-cheek title London-Under-Sea;
Rapolas Vilunas (Graphic and Digital Design BA (Hons)), using his design and media talent together with a team of fellow students - Hubert Mietkiewicz, Rory Caseberry, Jack Martin and Jake Pogson in order to provide a much-needed voice to Syrian refugees through a multimedia campaign stating “We Are Not Immigrants”;
Sam Cremins (Chemistry (BSc)), working on improving hydrogen generation processes for a zero-carbon energy future by testing the feasibility of an Evolution of Hydrogen from Tungsten Trioxide electrodes via the Photolysis of Water;
Stephanie Wicken (MEng Mechanical Engineering), investigating the potential for implementing a Scandinavian-style “green tax” on disposable beverage cups across the university’s cafes and Reducing Waste: One Coffee at a time.
For any questions on the Hub Fellowship programmme, please contact our Projects Ambassador at firstname.lastname@example.org.