This week’s #MarshallMonday scholar Maggie Hilderbran is studying for an MSc in Science and Religion at the Univeristy of Edinburgh (@edinburghuniversity). She is interested in the intersection between religion and ethics, science and technology, and politics and policy. When she’s not studying, she enjoys running, traveling, and listening to bluegrass music!
This week's #MarshallMonday scholar Morgan King is pursuing an MSc in Environmental Systems Engineering at University College London (@ucl). Passionate about water and environmental justice, she is interested in the intersection of science and policy through the application of the water, energy, and food nexus. In her free time, she enjoys dancing and playing soccer at UCL.
This week's #MarshallMonday scholar Nina Finley is pursuing an MSc in One Health: Ecosystems, Humans and Animals at @royalvetcollege and @LSHTM. Her research focuses on innovating ecological solutions to human health problems. She works for climate justice with @healthinharmonyngo and plays ultimate frisbee.
This week’s #MarshallMonday scholar Madeleine Schneider is pursuing an MSc in High Performance Computing with Data Science at @edinburghuniversity. She is interested in all things related to cyber security as she prepares to return to the U.S. Army cyber branch. In her free time she likes to hang around upside down, work on short stories, or bake with her flatmates.
This week’s #MarshallMonday scholar Lucy Mahaffey is studying for an MRes in Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham (@uniofnottingham). Lucy is working at @rightslab researching national and local response to human trafficking and modern slavery. She enjoys archery, dark chocolate, and chats with the Sheriff of Nottingham.
This week’s #MarshallMonday scholar Laura Hallas is studying for an MSc in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (@lshtm). Laura’s academic work is focused on the impact of strong global health governance on health outcomes, particularly in epidemic response. Outside of LSHTM, Laura writes journalistically and enjoys searching out London’s late-night coffee shops.
This week’s #MarshallMonday scholar Kyle Swanson is studying for the MASt in Mathematical Statistics (aka Part III of the Mathematical Tripos) at @cambridgeuniversity. Specifically, Kyle is studying probability and statistics to better understand the mathematical foundations of machine learning and artificial intelligence. He hopes to use this knowledge to build novel machine learning algorithms to tackle challenges in healthcare and medicine.
This week's #MarshallMonday scholar Kaytie Nielsen is a writer and filmmaker from Texas pursuing the MA English: Issues in Modern Culture at @ucl. She's falling more in love with London every day, even if she does have to keep a bottle of hot sauce with her at all times for flavor support.
2018 scholar Shruthi Rajasekar just released an album of choral works on themes of Discovery and Identity, along with her collaborators from the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain. One of her tracks, Numbers, was named one of the official Spotify Picks for Classical New Releases. Another, did you know, draws inspiration from stories about migration and borders -- among them, the poetry of fellow scholar Antonio López. The album can be streamed on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube, or downloaded through NMC Recordings. Photo credits: Alia Rose Photography
This week’s #MarshallMonday scholar Deepti Kannan is pursuing an MPhil in Chemistry at @cambridgeuniversity. She is passionate about the physics of living systems, from the spatial organization of chromosomal DNA to the energy landscapes of biomolecules. In her free time, Deepti enjoys running past fields with grazing cows, singing in the most gorgeous chapel in Cambridge as a member of King’s Voices, and rowing along the River Cam.
This week's #MarshallMonday scholar Julie Uchitel is pursuing a PhD in Pediatrics at @cambridgeuniversity. Her research focuses on functional brain imaging for newborns using non-invasive, light-based methods. Outside of her work, she enjoys running for Cambridge’s cross country team and sampling all kinds of cream tea.
This week's #MarshallMonday scholar Katie O’Nell is a research student at @oxford_uni Experimental Psychology, studying the relationships between cognitive effort, theory of mind, and prosociality. Previously, she worked on computational models of facial identity and emotion processing, calcium imaging of individual neurons in rodent striatum, and machine learning algorithms for determining cortical cell types.