Kew Guild

Category: Award Reports


2000, Graham Burgess, Study Of Nymphaeas Including Visit To Claude MonetÆs Garden, Giverny, France

Nymphaeas by Graham Burgess After years of sitting on the Kew Guild Committee and hearing first of the many creditable awards and then the comment, “Does everyone know the facility is available to all Kewites, not just students?”…

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2000, Helenka Jurgielewicz, Study Of Coastal Flora, Lebanon

A study tour to Lebanon by Helenka Jurgielewicz Based at the American University in Beirut for three weeks during May and June 2000, I had the opportunity of participating in the Darwin Project in Coastal Vegetation Survey for…

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2000, Jinyong Chen, Study Of Orchids In Yunnan, China

A study of orchids in Yunnan by Jinyong Chen In June 2000 I had my threee weeks study tour in Yunnan Province, southwestern China. The topography and climate vary a lot in Yunnan. There are over18,000 species of…

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2000, Mirco Berenbrinker, Study Of Endemic Flora, New Caledonia

New Caledonia — Refuge for the last dinosaurs on earth by Mirco Berenbrinker On the 18th of August 2000, one Kew Diploma student set out on a journey that would take more than a month to complete —…

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1999, Helen Brent, Study Of Native Bulbs, South Africa

Study tour of South African bulbs By Helen Brent In September 1999 I arrived at Cape Town, South Africa, to begin a 12 day study tour relating to the study of South African (S.A.) bulbs. There are so…

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1999, Christopher Weddell, Study Tour, British Virgin Islands

An account of a travel scholarship to The British Virgin Islands By Christopher Weddell In June 1999 I arrived in Road Town, Tortola, to begin a five week study tour. I proposed to spend most of my time…

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1999, Claudia Heidieker, Study Tour, Irkutsk Botanic Garden And Lake Baikal, Siberia

Travel scholarship to Lake Baikal, Siberia 26th June to 24th July, 1999 By Claudia Heidieker It was always going to be an adventure. And an adventure it was, from staying with Russian students under field conditions (“Running…

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1999, Bernd Mengel, Study Tour, Endemic Bulbous And Herbaceous Plants Of Turkey

In search of endemic bulbous and herbaceous plants of Turkey by Bernd Mengel From the 1st to the 22nd of May, 1999 I studied the Turkish flora from northwest to southwest Turkey. In Istanbul I had the opportunity…

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1998, Christopher Cole, Study Tour, South West USA In The Quest For Cacti And Succulents

Travels to South-West U.S.A in the quest for cacti and succulents By Chris Cole During the spring of 1997 I became engrossed and some might say, obsessed by the wonderful world of cacti and succulents. By April 1998…

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1998, Emma Fox, Study Tour, Eastern USA To Study ChildrenÆs Education And Interpretation

A travel scholarship to America to study children’s education and interpretation By Emma Fox When my choice of career changed from becoming a primary school teacher to becoming a horticulturalist, I never imagined that my two interests would…

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