We received £40K funding to support the travel, accommodation and research expenses for three African research fellows as part of a Rutherford strategic partnerships grant building on the relationships between STP, Kenya, South Africa and Swansea. We were delighted to welcome Faan and Celsio in January of 2019 to Swansea. Unfortunately, our fellow from Kenya couldn't make it.
The mission for the fellows over the four months of January to April 2019 is to publish a paper on the concept of solar energy storage as hydrogen and use in the developing world.
On the 29th and 30th April 2019, we held our first International 2 day HYENA conference. It was held in Cabo Verde in collaboration with University Cape Verde. The first day had a conference dinner and travel to the island of Santiago and the second day we had a meeting at the university facilities. The … Read more
O Poeta Lounge & Food. A great meal out with a perfect view. Just what we needed the night before the conference.
April 18th 2019 We ran a conference in the Civic Centre to celebrate the work carried out by the Rutherford fellows and the Network. Huge thank you to all the speakers. Elaine Forde Luci Attala Karen Morrow Mark Penny Charlie Dunnill Stephanus Du Preez Celsio Quaresma
Dr. Anzel Falch received a travel grant from South Africa to travel to Swansea in order to support Faan, our Rutherford fellow and to discuss future collaborations.
Leicester University hosted 50 Rutherford Fellows representing 15 countries from various host Universities across the UK. The event, ‘Interdisciplinary Futures: Enhancing research and impact through collaboration’, welcomed representatives from UUKi and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission to the event. We had a good day at the conference and a nice meal in the evening.