Rokos Award Research Internships 2018 - Student Reports

Pembroke undergraduates studying STEM subjects are eligible to apply for the Rokos Awards, intended to support students looking to enhance their studies and scientific knowledge through research internships. Find out more information about Rokos Internships on this page.

Browse our 2018 Rokos Awardee Reports below

Images: from Rokos Internship 2018 student reports

DANIEL NIEUWERF (MMath Mathematics)

Internship: Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

Theoretical Biology - Extensions of the Rosenzweig MacArthur Predator-prey model

 

EBUBECHI OKPALUGO (Medicine - Preclinical (3yr)

Internship: Instituto Butantan, Biological research institute, São Paulo, Brazil.

A comparative analysis of trivalent vs. quadrivalent, and systematic review through the development of a robust search strategy

 

EVAN DEAKIN (BA Biological Sciences)

Internship: Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

Research into the sexual behaviour of Gallus gallus, the red junglefowl

 

FELIPE IGEA (MEng Engineering Science)

Internship: Engineering Science Department, University of Oxford

Estimation of elastic constants for orthotropic plates using a Chladni setup

 

HOLLY ROACH (MBiochem Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry)

Internship: Biochemistry Department, University of Oxford

Research into the mechanism of Xist RNA-mediated silencing in the context of X-chromosome inactivation

 

IMOGEN CAWLEY (MChem Chemistry)

Internship: Kawamura Group lab, University of Oxford

Understanding the molecular mechanisms of epigenetic processes and drug discovery

 

IUSTIN OUATU (MPhys Physics)

Internship: Theoretical Physics Department at the National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Bucharest, Romania

Quantum computing and Quantum information

 

JESSICA ELLINS (MBiochem Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry)

Internship: Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford

Understanding cell mechanisms used to repair DNA damage

 

JESSICA FORSYTH (Medicine - Graduate Entry)

Internship: Nye Health Services

Integrating technology in a medical setting

 

JING YANG (MEng Engineering Science)

Internship: Control Group of Engineering Department, University of Oxford

Implementation of Mehrotra-like Primal-Dual QP solver for general quadratic programs

 

KAMIL GORECKI (MMath Mathematics)

Internship: Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

Kronecker-Weber Theorem

 

KATE PARTRIDGE (BA Experimental Psychology)

Internship: (Psychopharmacology and Emotion Research Laboratory) in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford

Investigating the effect of Prucalopride administration on emotional processing in healthy volunteers

 

LAURIE DUNCAN (MMath Mathematics)

Internship: Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

A research study into λ-rings

 

LUKERIYA ZHAROVA (MBiochem Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry)

Internship: Stevens Group Bioengineering Department, Imperial College London.

Research into replicating the functional properties of articulate cartilage

 

MATTHEW WALSH (MPhys Physics)

Internship: Department of Physics, University of Durham

Optimising quantum annealing protocols

 

MICHAEL FULLER (MMath Mathematics)

Internship: Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

Shape Optimisation of Two-Dimensional Level Set Functions

 

MICHAL JEZIERSKI (BA Biological Sciences)

Internship: Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

Project on Caddisfly DNA Barcoding

 

MIRANDA ZHANG (BA Experimental Psychology)

Internship: Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality (FAIR), Norway

Research Project on Social Exclusion and Fairness

 

TUDOR TOMESCU (MPhys Physics)

Internship: Ion Quantum Technology (IQT) Group, University of Sussex

Topology optimization and geometric modelling

 

 

YIFENG CHEN (MEng Engineering Science)

Internship: Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

2D Partial Slip Problem and 3D Contact Problem