'A Fellowship for Life'

Paul Whittaker

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

Project Title

Music Among Deaf Communities in the USA

Year of Fellowship - 1992

Summary

Exploring how deaf people in various settings both view and use music in the USA, compared to here in the UK. In the UK music within deaf education, for example, was always used as a means to an end in the days when sign language was banned, but such a situation never occurred in the USA. My findings would help with developing more music opportunities for deaf people and those who li...


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Frank Boshell

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

Project Title

Practical aspects of air pollution control.

Year of Fellowship - 1966

Summary

Spent 6 months + on Fellowship travelling in USA and Canada visiting various air pollution control agencies and research facilities.

Working lifetime in environmental health, retired 1992.

Founder member of East Pennine, founder chairman and honorary secretary.

 

 

 

frank.boshell@sky.com



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Dennis Gray

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

Project Title

Year of Fellowship - 1968

Summary

My fellowship was to the Indian Himalaya and afterwards to undertake a study throughout the sub-continent.
 
I led a party of four mountaineers(3 British, 1 Indian) who made the first ascentof Mukar Beh, a 5500metre peak in the Solang Himalaya of India.
Afterwards starting out from New Delhi I visited Rajastan, returned to Delhiand travelling by public transport I made my way southwards finishing in SriLanka. I visit...


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Baroness Tanni-Grey Thompson

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

Project Title

Coaching Systems in Australia

Year of Fellowship - 1993

Summary

I looked at the role of Talent ID for wheelchair racing in Australia, and the coaching mechanisms for taking athletes through from local to National / International level.

 

 www.tanni.co.uk

tannigt@tanni.co.uk


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Simon Campbell-Skelling

Posted by East Pennine Association on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 In : Education 

Project Title

Making History Accessible: The US Experience

Summary

The focus of my 2010 fellowship was to look at how the US National Park Service (NPS) presents the wealth of factual information about the sites they manage in an accessible way. In the heritage industry we call this “interpretation”. The reason I chose the NPS was that it was they who defined the concept of interpretation back in the 1950s when writer Freeman Tilden wrote the book Interpreting...


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Nadia Rocks

Posted by East Pennine Association on Friday, April 26, 2013 In : Education 

Project Title

Augmentative Alternative Communication and Leadership Research

Summary

Analysing and understanding the range of AAC use and experience in the USA, in order to aspire AAC users in the UK.





nadia_rocks@hotmail.co.uk


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Will Millard

Posted by East Pennine Association on Friday, April 26, 2013 In : Environment, Food & Rural Affairs 

Project Title

The Trans Papua Expedition 2012

Summary

This six month expedition aimed to cross the remote province of Indonesian West Papua via two ancient inter tribal trade routes. Covering a distance in excess of 1000km on-foot and by packraft Will and his team entered some of New Guinea's most isolated forests encountering remote tribes, deadly snakes and savage whitewater. Will ultimately mapped a foot and canoe route leading to the southern coasts which was ...


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Becky Rogerson

Posted by East Pennine Association on Friday, April 26, 2013 In : Prison and Penal Reform 

Project Title

Criminal Justice & Community Responses to Domestic Violence in the Americas

Summary

This Fellowship explored highly organised and well resourced criminal justice approaches to addressing domestic violence in North America, starting in Deluth and Minneapolis (Minnesota USA) where the current British model orginated. Also looked at a strong 'enforcement model in Houston, Texas before moving through Central and South America to experience 'bottom up' co...


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Marti Wright

Posted by East Pennine Association on Friday, April 26, 2013 In : Communities that Work 

Project Title

 

Employment Opportunities for People Who have Learning Difficulties

 

Summary

Visited America & Canada looking at employment schemes designed to support people who have significant learning difficulties into employment.

 

 

 

 

http://mjwright-wcmt2012.blogspot.co.uk. 

This was used during the 6 weeks traveling fellowship only.

 

 

wrightmj2004@hotmail.co.uk

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Olivia Ahmad

Posted by East Pennine Association on Friday, February 1, 2013 In : The Creative Industries 

Project Title

International Approaches to Curating Contemporary Illustration

Summary

This project will look at ways that contemporary illustration is researched, celebrated and presented.  It will investigate the practice of curators and illustrators working with illustration on exhibitions and events for public consumption.  As part of the project I will visit museums, galleries and festivals in the Germany, Japan and the USA.



 

theframeblog.tum...


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