Adam

Adam

Mathematics

Adam studied Mathematics at Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, graduating with First Class Honours. He then went to Imperial College London, where he obtained a Distinction in his Masters in Applied Mathematics, was awarded the Doris Chen Merit Prize during his PhD, and has just completed a EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship.

Aidan

Aidan

Physics

Aidan studied Theoretical Physics at Imperial College London, graduating with a First Class degree. He has completed a Masters degree in Mathematics at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge, specialising in Theoretical Physics; taking courses on String Theory, Black Holes, Quantum Field Theory and other related topics. Aidan currently plans on doing a PhD in String Theory.

Angus

Angus

History / International Relations

Angus studied Government and History at the London School of Economics where he graduated with a First Class Degree and won the James Joll Prize. He is currently a Leverhulme Fellow and MPhil student with the Centre for Grand Strategy at King’s College London. Angus has worked in Parliament, as a Policy Advisor at a think tank and as a freelance writer.

Benjamin

Benjamin

English Literature

Benjy studied English at King’s College London, where he graduated with a first-class degree. He is currently completing a PhD in English at Brown University in the United States, where his research focuses on Early Modern poetry. He is especially interested in the aesthetics of pain, pleasure and religious ecstasy in sixteenth- and seventeen-century poets and sonneteers like Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Herrick and Shakespeare.

Calisha

Calisha

Medicine

Calisha is an intercalating medical student at the University of Manchester studying for a master’s in public health. She is currently the National Student Ambassador Lead for the Doubleday Centre for Patient Experience. Calisha has interned in public health at Sport England and at Public Health England where she is leading work on a national survey looking at reproductive health in men.

Carolina

Carolina

Economics

Carolina graduated from University College London, with a degree in Economics and Eastern European studies, which focused on causes and responses to economic crises. Spending a year at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Carolina conducted a research project on Russian energy policy and the challenges that arise from sectoral sanctions. She is currently completing a MSc at the London School of Economics, focussing on the history and evolution of political Islam.

Clementine

Clementine

Medicine

Clementine has just finished her 4th year studying medicine at the University of Manchester. Her interests lie mainly in neurology and cancer care and has just finished her elective at the Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences. She also has a keen interest in research, previously completing a research poster which was accepted at the 2023 UKCRF network conference, summarising her work investigating barriers to research participation faced by doctors in the NHS.

Daniel

Daniel

History / Classics

Daniel studied Classics and American History at McGill University, graduating with a first-class joint honours with distinction. He then continued at McGill completing a Masters in Classics. Daniel is currently reading for a DPhil in Classical Languages and Literature at Hertford College, University of Oxford focusing on Classical Reception. 

Dave

Dave

Philosophy / Classical Civiliations

Dave holds a PhD in Platonic Philosophy from Royal Holloway, University of London, for which he was awarded the College Crosslands Scholarship. Prior to his doctoral studies, Dave read Classics and Philosophy at Trinity College, Dublin before coming to England to pursue an MA in Classical Reception at University College, London. He is currently a teaching fellow in Philosophy at Royal Holloway and in 2020 won the College Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Emma

Emma

Law

Emma graduated from Jesus College, University of Cambridge with a degree in Law. Her academic interests lie in a wide range of areas including commercial law, international law and public law. Her undergraduate dissertation was on the constitutional role of the courts in judicial review cases. She is currently studying for a Masters alongside her LPC and is writing a paper on proposed reforms to planning law.

Fatima

Fatima

Medicine

Fatima is currently in her fourth year of Medicine at University College London. She has also received her BSc in Global Health where she produced a research project exploring polio vaccine hesitancy through a behavioural lens. She has recently completed an audit assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the adherence to BOAST guidelines as well as patient safety and satisfaction with the virtual fracture clinic.

Hannah

Hannah

Medicine

Hannah is in her fifth year studying Medicine at University College London. She achieved a First Class Honours in her BSc, Women’s Health, where she conducted research on pregnancy loss beyond 16 weeks. Her work focused on identifying contributing factors and exploring avenues for improving clinical care in subsequent pregnancies. She has a particular interest in the fields of obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, and public health.

Harry

Harry

Philosophy

Harry is a PhD student and tutor in philosophy at New College, Oxford University. His research engages with a wide range of philosophical issues and centres on the topic of ‘the limits of human thought’, and he tutors Oxford undergraduates in metaphysics, epistemology and the philosophy of science and cognitive science. 

James

James

Law

James is an aspiring barrister who graduated from the University of Nottingham with First Class Honours in LLB Law. His main academic interests lie in commercial and chancery topics but he also enjoys property and public international law. He is currently studying the Bar Practice Course at the Inns of Court College of Advocacy as the Yarborough-Anderson Scholar of Inner Temple.

Joshua

Joshua

History / Law

Josh studied History at Balliol College, Oxford, where he was the James Gay Scholar, and he later completed a Master’s degree on the influence of religious rhetoric on the politics of the United States, also at Balliol College. Josh is also a non-practising barrister, having completed his legal training in London and Cardiff, and he is a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.

Jeanie

Jeanie

Law

Jeanie has completed two law degrees at University College London, an undergraduate and a masters with a specialism in Litigation and Dispute Resolution (the latter of which she graduated with a Distinction). Her work experiences are varied across corporate law firms, think tanks and pro bono clinics, and her specific interests in the law include dispute resolution, competition law and corporate governance.

Katharina

Katharina

Economics / International Relations

Katharina completed her BA in International Relations at the University of Essex with first class honours and then gained an MPhil in Development Studies at the University of Cambridge. She is currently working towards her PhD in Political Economy at the University of Geneva, focussing on the changing role played by Governments in the allocation of financial capital.

Kiran

Kiran

Economics

Kiran studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Mansfield College, Oxford and is currently completing his Masters in Social Sciences (with a concentration in Economics) at the University of Chicago, where he was awarded a fully funded scholarship. At Oxford, Kiran specialised in macroeconomics as well as the post-colonial politics of South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Leah

Leah

English Literature

Leah studied English Language and Literature at Hertford College, Oxford. She gained a Distinction for her Masters in Early Modern Literature at KCL, and is currently working on her AHRC-funded DPhil at Balliol College Oxford in metaphors of saintly intercession after the Reformation in literature. She has worked as a research assistant at Lambeth Palace Library, and for the Donne Variorum.

Martina

Martina

Economics / International Relations

Martina is an MPhil Candidate in Modern Middle Eastern Studies with Persian at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Prior to this, she gained a Distinction in her MSc in History of International Relations from the London School of Economics. Her research interests include topics such as the economics of sustainability, economic sanctions, and the politicisation of monetary policy.

Mia

Mia

Physics / Maths

Mia took a four-year Masters course in Physics at Imperial College London, where she continued on to obtain a PhD in Theoretical Physics, specifically String Theory — a model of particle physics and gravity on microscopic scales. Since then she has been a tutor and academic researcher in Physics and Mathematics, and currently works at the University of Leeds researching Environmental Fluid Dynamics.

Neil

Neil

History / Law

Neil recently completed a PhD in American History at the University of Oxford, where he researched how American liberalism shaped an emerging American imperial project prior to the First World War. Focusing on the shifting understandings of race, peace, and international law in this period, he is particularly interested in how empires are justified to a domestic audience. He has presented his work at conferences across the UK and the United States. Neil has also recently completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Law.

Oliver

Oliver

Physics / Maths

Oliver studied Natural Sciences at Churchill College, University of Cambridge. He graduated with a First-Class degree in his bachelor’s specialised in Astrophysics. He also completed his master’s degree in Astrophysics at the University of Cambridge where he graduated with a First and a college scholarship. He is completing a PhD at Queen Mary, University of London in theoretical physics. His research is on applying general classes of modified gravity theories to the production of gravitational waves.

Olivia

Olivia

History / Classical Civilisations

Olivia holds a first class BA in Ancient and Modern History and an MSt with Distinction in Roman History from Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford. She is now in the final year of a PhD at Peterhouse, University of Cambridge. Olivia’s doctoral research looks at bilingualism across the Roman world, and considers how ideas about language relate to Roman cultural identity.

Priya

Priya

Medicine

Priya is currently in her fifth year of studying medicine at Imperial College London. Last year she graduated with a First Class Honours in Medical Sciences with Endocrinology, in which she carried out a research project studying potential risk factors for pituitary dysfunction in patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. Her interests lie in Paediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Rhianna

Rhianna

Medicine

Rhianna has completed her third year of medicine at University College, London. This year she has embarked on an intercalated BSc in Paediatrics and Child Health, for which she carried out a research project on the topical issue of digitalising the NHS.

Rowan

Rowan

Law

Rowan graduated top of his year in Philosophy & Theology at Durham University. After converting to Law at BPP as a Lord Haldane scholar of Lincoln’s Inn, he attained a Distinction in his LLM at UCL. Rowan undertook the Bar Professional Training Course as a Tancred scholar and will begin pupillage shortly.

Russell

Russell

Physics / Maths

Russell recently completed a PhD in Theoretical Physics at Royal Holloway, where his research focused on the Astrophysics and Particle Theory of dark matter. He has published several papers looking at how dark matter could seep into the Universe via the decays of relics from the Big Bang, and whether there could be numerous dark matter ‘elements’, and how we could find them.

Steven

Steven

Philosophy

Steven graduated top of his year for his MA in Philosophy and Theology at Edinburgh University. Since then, he has focused on making specialist philosophy ideas accessible to non-specialist audiences through teaching, coaching, speaking, and writing. He is a Senior Specialist and Teacher Trainer at The Philosophy Foundation, teaches Philosophy at the London Academy of Excellence, and writes a regular column for The Philosopher’s Magazine.

Souparnika

Souparnika

Economics

Souparnika has completed a Master’s degree at the UCL Institute of Education where studied Educational Planning, Economics and International Development. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Delhi. Her interests include the economics of education, labour economics and development economics.

Tom

Tom

Physics / Maths

Tom studied Physics with Space Science at the University of Leicester, graduating with a first-class Masters Degree. For his BSc he researched the detection of exoplanets using the observatory at Leicester, and for his MPhys he researched the field of Self-organised Criticality, and completed a research project on infrared gravitational lensing within galaxy clusters.

Tom

Tom

English Literature

Tom read English at the University of Cambridge, gaining a Double First before completing the MPhil in Renaissance English Literature, also at Cambridge. His dissertation was on idolatry in the poetry and sermons of John Donne. His literary interests lie primarily in drama and poetry from the Renaissance to the present day.

Yumi

Yumi

International Relations

Yumi completed her undergraduate degree in International Relations and History at London School of Economics and Political Sciences. Her main interests lie in IR theories, namely, postcolonial approaches to studying IR. Because of her passion for non-western lenses, her final year projects include the influence of white supremacy in determining foreign policy making and the role of social media in shaping Latin American politics.