Kew Guild

Category: Award Reports


1996, Roger Fischer, Study Tour Gardens, Italy

Italian Gardens By Roger Fischer The travel scholarship to the north of Italy during September 1996 gave me an excellent insight into Italian garden art and, therefore, enhanced my knowledge of the subject. The Italian imagination, flair…

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1996, Sarah Higgens, Travel Scholarship Spain

Mediterranean Maquis and Grenadine Gardens By Sarah Higgens In April 1995 I went to southern Portugal, to a part of the region in south west Europe that is the centre of distribution for the genus Cistus. There, with…

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1996, Vanessa Wells, Travel Scholarship, Tasmania

Tasmania — Australia’s island state By Vanessa Wells In October 1997, the overnight ferry from Melbourne docked in Devonport early in the morning; it had been a long night, but I was determined to keep awake for the…

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1996, Alison Scott Brown, Conference, Ecotoxicology

Ecotoxicology; Pesticides and Beneficial Organisms Conference held by the Welsh Pest Management Forum, Cardiff 14th-16th October, 1996 By Alison Scott-Brown Over the last 20 years members of the International Organisation for Biological Control (I.O.B.C.) have developed a…

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1996, Belinda Parry, Travel Scholarship, ‘The Fairest Cape In All The World’

Five weeks in ‘The Fairest Cape in all the World’ By Belinda Parry In September 1996 I travelled to South Africa to study propagation and cultivation techniques of Fynbos species, concentrating on the Proteaceae and Ericaceae at Kirstenbosch…

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1996, Course 31, Study Tour, Crete

Study Tour to Crete Course 31 Participants: Anna Bayley, Katie Butler, Felicity Frost (staff), Gwenda Kitchener, Christopher Leach and Richard Ottaway Course 31 chose to visit Crete for its third year study tour, with the assistance of…

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1996, Darin Duling, MSc Research Trip, Oman

Hunting Q’Asam in Northern Oman By Darrin Duling 24th March, 1996; Sayq Plateau Ridge, Hajar Mountains, Oman: With my quarry in sight, I stealthily crept through the sweltering, rock-strewn gully, making certain that I did not alert…

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1996, Joanna Walmisley, Study Tour, Mexico & Panama

Mexico and Panama Veracruzanian Anthuriums By Joanna Walmisley On Thursday 1st August, 1996, descent into its airport showed a vast conurbation that makes Mexico City one of the largest in the world. This marked the start of my…

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1996, Junko Oikawa, Travel Scholarship, Ecological Restoration And Envrionmental Education In USA

Study Travel on Ecological Restoration and Envrionmental Education in USA By Junko Oikawa Ecological restoration is currently defined as the process of renewing and maintaining ecosystem health. In practice this usually implies deliberate and some extensive human intervention…

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1995, Marcus Radseheidt, Study Tour, Australia

`The Green School of Australia’ Report of a Travelscholarship to Eastern and Western Australia to study environmental education in action By Markus Radscheit In October I returned from a study tour to Eastern and Western Australia. The…

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