Roland Levinsky Memorial Fund award winners 2014

Roland Levinsky Memorial Fund award winners 2014

Gemma Barlow

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies

Gemma was awarded £1,500 to undertake a psychology placement with SL volunteers in Sri Lanka.

Nadia Bennett

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)

Nadia was awarded £1,450 to work  at a hospital in Dominica. Whilst there she will gain an understanding of how the hospital works in order to compare this with the UK hospital system.

Jake Bolton

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences

Jake was awarded £1,500 to assist with research into Parkinson's disease as well as Alzheimer's and Huntington's at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.


William Brodie

BSc (Hons) Tourism Management

William was awarded £969 to work on-board the Tall Ship Tenacious cruise ship. Whilst on-board he will work closely with a crew member with a disability, which could be mental, physical or both.

Joshua Howkins

BMBS Medicine

Joshua was awarded £1,500 to give volunteer support to the Floating Doctors charity in Panama who provide medical care to the most impoverished people of Panama and the surrounding countries.

Chloe Maclay

BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care

Chloe was awarded £1,500 to work with Joy for Children and Communities in Uganda. Her main role will be to ensure that the charity is meeting its goals and that work is moving forwards correctly.

Oliver Minto and Matthew Zietz

BSc (Hons) Marine Biology and Oceanography

Oliver and Matthew were awarded £1,500 in order to cycle from Poland to England. Whilst on their journey they also aim to complete marine research.

Matthew O'Donnell

BA (Hons) Geography

Matthew was awarded £800 to volunteer with Raleigh International in Tanzania through International Citizenship Service.

Amy Sanders

BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing

Amy was awarded £931 to live and work at a school in Rabat, Morocco. She will be working in private schools as well as schools run by NGOs as a teaching assistant before leading classes of her own.

Maria Thaller

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

Maria was awarded £1,500 to live with people who have leprosy in Vietnam in order to gain an insight into their lives. Her aim is to set up a sports team encouraging fun and activity focusing on the needs of the locals.

Lucy Willans

FdA Early Childhood Studies

Lucy was awarded £1,380 to visit a community archaeology project in Barbados and learn more about slavery.