Rokos Award Research Internships 2017 - 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 2017 Rokos Awardee Reports below

Images: from Rokos Internship 2017 student reports


ALEX WOOD (Mathematics and Philosophy)

Internship: Oxford Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

Non-linear Differential Galois Theory


BINQING LIU (Engineering Science)

Internship: Oxford-Man Institute, University of Oxford

Price Impact and Optimal Execution Strategy


HELEN COSSAR (Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry)

Internship: Biochemistry department of the University of Oxford

Cellular fractionation technique developed to distinguish between nuclear and cytoplasmic RNA


ZOE FORD (Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry)

Internship: Oxford iGEM, Biochemistry Department, University of Oxford 

Creating a new diagnostic tool for Chagas disease



Internship: University of São Paulo, Brazil

Investigation of Biogas as a Source of Cooking Fuel in Rural Communities 


EBUBECHI OKPALUGO (Medicine - Preclinical)

Internship: Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.

SciColl, Smithsonian Institute 



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

Towards high counting rate tests of Bucharest CBM-TRD prototype


KATE PARTRIDGE (Experimental Psychology)

Internship: Ola Tuputupua’e, Yale Public School of Health, Samoa

Ola Tuputupua’e Study Samoa



Internship: Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

Aerodynamic study of a cyclist’s moving legs using an innovative approach


ISABEL SMITH (Experimental Psychology)

Internship: Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge

Addiction and the Brain



Internship: Roxar Ltd., at the Oxford Science Park

Testing a Simulator: Rokos Internship at Roxar Ltd.



Internship: John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science, Oxford / CERN in Geneva, Switzerland

LHC and HL-LHC Vibration Studies