Case Studies

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Emily Rickman

European Space Agency Postdoctoral Research Fellow based at Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, USA

SURE Project: Feeding of cavity-polariton states with multiple lasers, 2015.

Physics and Astronomy department while pursuing an Integrated Masters (MPhys)

Read more about Emily's experience here

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Edward (Ted) Wilson

Research Forester in the Forestry department of TEAGASC/Adjunct professor at the University of Toronto, Canada

SURE Project: Evaluating stress relief in urban green and open spaces- does perceived naturalness make a difference? 2009.

Department of Landscape Architecture while pursuing a Bachelor's in Medical Sciences.

Read more about Ted's experience here

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Sophie Smith

Erasmus Mundus Masters in evolutionary biology student

SURE Project: How human activity aids long-range dispersal of bed bugs through luggage, 2017.

Animal and Plant Sciences while pursuing a Bachelor's in Biology

Read more about Sophie's experience here

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James Whitehead 

PhD student at Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin

SURE Project: Quantifying the metabolic provisioning of male Cimex lectularius ejaculate by Wolbachia, 2014.

Animal and Plant Sciences while pursuing a Bachelor's in Biology

Read more about James' experience here

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Miranda Debenham

Team leader as part of Witness Support Services

SURE Project: Researching the Nostell Priory Library, 2012.

Department of English Literature while pursuing a Bachelor's in English literature and Philosophy

Read more about Miranda's experience here

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Jamie Lum

Recent Graduate in MBiolSci Biochemistry and Genetics (MBB department)

SURE Project: PI3 kinase inhibitors and risk of bacterial infection, 2019.

Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease

Read more about Jamie's Experience here

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Petru Tarabuta

Process Development Engineer at Renishaw

SURE Project: MiniBlimp: An energy-efficient, autonomous, aerial platform for long-term sustainable resource monitoring, 2015.

Automatic Control and Systems Department while pursuing an MEng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering with a Year in Industry

Read more about Petru's Experience here

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Charlotte O'Neill

Part-time PhD Student at The University of Sheffield and part-time Study Skills Tutor at the 301 Academic Skills Centre.

SURE Project: Edward Carpenter: Writing and Radicalism, 2015.

School of English, co-supervised by Robert Mckay and John Miller while pursuing a Bachelor's in English Literature

Read more about Charlotte's Experience here

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Alice Hann

PhD Student at Insigneo at the University of Sheffield

SURE Project: Optimising immunomagnetic separation techniques for the isolation of neutrophil microvesicles from plasma samples, 2018.

Department of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease while pursuing an Integrated Masters in Bioengineering

Read more about Alice's Experience here

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Sparsh Gangopadhyay

Graduate Operations at Kerry Foods

SURE Project: Develop ultrasound/pressure application for delivery of DNA into microbial communities in Leachate, 2018.

Chemical and Biological Engineering supervised by Jagroop Pandhal while pursuing an Integrated Masters in Chemical Engineering with Biotechnology and a Year in Industry

Read more about Sparsh's Experience here

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Louise Piffero

Archivist at Royal Grammar School, Newcastle

SURE Project: Exploring the commercial representation of the popular in nineteenth century newspapers, 2010.

Journalism department collaboration with the History department while undertaking a Bachelor's in History.

Read more about Louise's Experience here

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Matthew Cannon

PAT (Process Analytical Technology) Engineer at GSK

SURE Project: Mobile phone thermal cameras for building performance, 2017.

Interdisciplinary SURE Network Project while pursuing an Integrated Masters in Chemical Engineering with a Year in Industry.

Read more about Matthew's Experience here

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Shivonne Gates

Futures Foundation Evidence and Evaluation Manager

SURE Project: Community Voices: A digital archive, 2009.

Degree in English Language and Linguistics

Read more about Shivonne's Experience here