Tag: Pembroke

Global and Imperial History, Olivia Durand, Oxford – WOAE039

Olivia Durand is an Oxford scholar researching neo-Frenchness in the cities of New Orleans and Odessa. Olivia has lived in the United States as a Fulbright scholar and in the Ukraine working for the French Foreign Office. A doctoral researcher with the Department of Global and Imperial History at Oxford University, Olivia is also vice-president and treasurer of the MCR at Pembroke College.

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Theology, Timothy Farrant, Oxford – WOAE037

As a school leaver Timothy Farrant took up a trade in amenity horticulture and worked as a greenkeeper on golf courses and as a farm labourer. It was whilst on his Morman mission that Tim was encouraged to apply to university and went on to study¬†Medieval History. Tim is currently a Clarendon Scholar of Theology at Pembroke College, Oxford where he’s researching Augustinian influences on zoology in the Middle Ages.

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Physicist Alice Schwarze, Oxford – WOAE020

Alice Schwarze is a physicist with the Mathematical Institute at Oxford University and a member of Pembroke College. Alice is a Clarendon Scholar specialising in systems approaches to biomedical science. She currently works on modelling protein-interaction networks for pharmaceutical applications.¬†Alice got interested in physics as a young teen attending Mensa summer camps. We discuss her career development including what it’s like working in a male-dominated field. Alice shares advice for young women thinking of becoming scientists.

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