'A Fellowship for Life'

Dawn Peart

Posted by East Pennine Association on Friday, October 4, 2013


Project Title


“From Infants to Internationals”

Year of Fellowship: 2001

Summary



A massive impact in my life and career came in March 2001. I was awarded a Winston Churchill scholarship to study grassroots swimming programmes in Australia. I started my project in May 2001 with attendance at the “World Swim Coaches Conference” in Brisbane. I was invited by the Australian National Team head coach to observe and assist the team’s training camp in preparation for the Worl...


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Graham Roberts

Posted by East Pennine Association on Sunday, September 8, 2013

Project Title

New collaborations in art and architecture -  Australia

Year of Fellowship - 1996

Summary

My subject was new public art, with a particular focus on applications of ‘percent for art’ legislation in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. The aim was to meet artists, see work and look for examples of good practice in commissioning art for public places. A secondary aim was to investigate how the ‘percent for art’ device was applied by Australian city aut...


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Gerald White

Posted by East Pennine Association on Thursday, August 22, 2013

Project Title

Industrial Sewing Machines in Europe, Japan and USA

Year of Fellowship – 1969

Summary

Visited sewing machine manufacturers in UK, Germany, Italy, Japan and the USA, taking in Australia and New Zealand en route. Subsequently set up knitting and garment factories in Yorkshire and co-founded the Yorkshire Wind Orchestra. During my fellowship met my second wife, Janet, in Canada and have been married to her for 42 years.

 

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Michael Sadler

Posted by East Pennine Association on Sunday, August 18, 2013

Project Title

Visited the United States of America to look at Banking Services.

Year of Fellowship - 1970

Summary

Travelling early on in the life of the Churchill Fellowship scheme, I was fortunate to spend 3 months visiting banks and financial institutions across the States looking at the range of banking services they offered. At that time many tempted customers with promotional gifts, and with some States prohibiting branch networks, competition was par...


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Jack Massey

Posted by East Pennine Association on Sunday, August 18, 2013

Project Title

The education, training and development of graduate engineers in Western Europe.

Year of Fellowship - 1981

Summary

To compare the professional training of graduate engineers
in
Germany / France / Italy and Switzerland with my own companies schemes. I was delighted to report back that we compared very favourably. The company were to be congratulated when, on my return, they allowed me to tackle the major issue of poor language skills in German for
a wide rang...


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Myra Robinson

Posted by East Pennine Association on Sunday, August 18, 2013

Project Title

To study methods of educating and supporting young offenders in French speaking Europe

Year of Fellowship - 1984

Summary

During my fellowship I visited prisons In France where youths mixed with adults and Swiss prisons which were far more luxurious than my hotel! I found ideas of practical teaching in the "foyers" particularly interesting and was influenced by them when I was eventually appointed to manage Newcastle's population of children with no school ...


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Garreth Murrell

Posted by East Pennine Association on Sunday, August 18, 2013

Project Title

Researching the use of Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) with war veterans in the USA and Canada

 

Year of Fellowship - 2012

Summary

Gareth applied for a Churchill Fellowship in 2011 in order to research the use of NLP with war veterans in the US and Canada. Whilst there, he met a number of practitioners and previous PTSD sufferers, and was particularly inspired by the Canadian system of peer family support groups, who hold regular meetings and offer non-...


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Gordon Mason

Posted by East Pennine Association on Sunday, August 18, 2013

Project Title

Following David Douglas – Botanist and Plant collector (1799-1834)

Year of Fellowship - 2001

Summary

David Douglas was the pre-eminent plant collector of his day, collecting in North America for the Horticultural Society. After gruelling expeditions in the Pacific Northwest he walked across the Continent to Hudson’s Bay and a Company ship to England. He died prematurely at only 35, in grisly circumstances on Hawaii. Gordon Mason followed his footsteps ...


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Kim Dent-Brown

Posted by East Pennine Association on Sunday, August 18, 2013

Project Title

Storymaking as a method of assessment in mental health

Year of Fellowship - 1999

Summary

My Fellowship took me to Israel and Palestine to work with Prof Mooli Lahad and others using the 6-Part Story Method. This involves a therapist offering a structure to help a client create a new, fictional story; the hope is that the story’s elements, themes, relationships etc tell us something about what is important to the client. Winning the Fellowship inspired me t...


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Richard Coaten

Posted by East Pennine Association on Sunday, August 18, 2013

Project Title

Dance Movement Psychotherapy (DMP) & Dementia

Year of Fellowship - 2010

Summary

I travelled to Toronto and Vancouver meeting experts in the field and attending an arts and dementia conference in Penticton. It was a really important career opportunity in terms of the confidence it gave me to know that a) my work although different in terms of its arts based approach was nevertheless much appreciated in Canada b) I can indeed set up new work on the back of w...


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