Kew Guild

Category: Award Reports


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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2000, Alys Fowler, Study Of Grass Roots Community Projects In New York

Grass-roots community projects in New York by Alys Fowler In June 2000 I travelled to New York to study community outreach programmes. I had previously lived in New York for a year before coming back to London to…

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2000, Course 35, Field Trip To Andalucia

Andalucia 2000: A report of the Course 35 Field Trip hosted by Reading University 23rd March – 6th April 2000 by Christopher Weddell Shortly before Easter 2000, and with the majority of the Diploma Course completed, ten…

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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, 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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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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1998, Kathleen King, Travel Scholarship, South Africa

At the fairest cape, South Africa By Kathleen King My travel scholarship adventure began in Cape Town. Within an hour of being in the city, I was on top of South Africa’s most famous landmark — Table Mountain….

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