Churchill Scholars 2020-21
A site for weekly updates from this year’s cohort.
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November 23, 2020 Sal Pace Starting tomorrow, I will have been in the UK for exactly two months. Despite all the struggles with COVID-19 and numerous hoops to jump through with additional bureaucratic barriers, I am so happy to be here. I research theoretical physics and am at the University of Cambridge doing a physicsContinue reading “Physics Fun and Life in Lockdown”
November 13, 2020 Macy Vollbrecht As Anna alluded to last week, we are in lockdown. For me–one of the few wet-lab researchers of the cohort–this surprisingly means that not much has changed in my day-to-day schedule from pre-lockdown. I work at the Sainsbury Laboratory (SLCU), which is a research institute dedicated to plant growth andContinue reading “Wet lab during a pandemic”
November 3, 2020 Anna Biggs As many of you probably heard, on Saturday Boris Johnson announced what amounts to a nationwide lockdown aimed at curbing the recent resurgence of coronavirus infections across England. The new measures go into effect on Thursday, November 5 and are expected to last until December 2. The communication I’ve receivedContinue reading “Gratitude and resolve: preparing for lockdown”
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