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Woolf Fisher Scholarships 2004 – 2016

Rewarding educational excellence in academia

Woolf Fisher Scholars listed by year of award:

Jane Allison – Trinity College, Cambridge
Alexis Kalderimis  – Magdalen College, Oxford

Heather Niederer – Trinity College, Cambridge
Ranald Clouston – Churchill College, Cambridge
Elizabeth Cottrell – St John’s College, Cambridge

David Delamore – St John’s College, Cambridge
Abigail Fox – Trinity College, Cambridge
Robert Holdaway – St John’s College, Cambridge
Anna McConnell – Merton College, Oxford

Christopher Fisher – Trinity College, Cambridge
Matthew McCormick – St John’s College, Oxford
Naomi Matthews – University College, Oxford

Deidre Cleland – Trinity College, Cambridge
Joel Harrison – Magdalen College, Oxford
Reed Roberts – Trinity College, Cambridge

Andrew Haines – Clare College, Cambridge
Jenny Haskell – Jesus College, Cambridge
James McNamara – Trinity College, Cambridge

Anna Dare – Trinity College, Cambridge
Ashley Easter – Magdalene College, Cambridge
Nathalie Saurat – Trinity College, Cambridge

Peter Clark – Magdalen College, Oxford
Ross Haines – St John’s College, Oxford
Doron Hickley – Merton College, Oxford

Chris Jenkins – Trinity College, Cambridge
Kane O’Donnell – Clare Hall, Cambridge

Katrina de Lange – Trinity College, Cambridge
Joseph Donnelly – Churchill College, Cambridge
Daniel Fitzpatrick – Trinity Hall, Cambridge

David Gawith – Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge
Alex Kendall – Trinity College, Cambridge
Jane Leung – Trinity College, Cambridge

Nelson Lam – Trinity College, Cambridge
Athene Laws – Trinity College, Cambridge
Rory Little – Trinity College, Cambridge


Matthew Conder – The University of Auckland
Matthew was head boy at Onehunga High School and then studied at The University of Auckland where he received a BSc in mathematics and chemistry with first-class honours in mathematics.   He was a Senior Scholar in science in 2014.  His honours project was in an aspect of group theory.  His proposed doctoral programme under Dr Henry Wilton  will continue his honours research in the field of geometric group theory.  In his first year at Cambridge he is required to sit the Maths Tripos Part III examination and pass with high marks to gain entry to the PhD programme. Matthew has been accepted by St John’s College..

James Gawith – The University of Auckland
James, ex Scots College, studied at The University of Auckland where he received a BE (Hons) in electrical and electronic engineering. His honours project under Prof. Boys researched the use of concrete as the core of magnetic coils to give them more rigidity.  In the energy department at Cambridge University he will be supervised by Dr Tim Coombes, an expert in engineering applications of superconductivity.    James hopes to introduce superconductivity into new designs of inductive power transfer for electric vehicles.  He has been accepted by Fitzwilliam College. He is a brother of David Gawith, a 2014 Woolf Fisher Scholar.

Reece Oosterbeek – The University of Auckland
Reece, ex Alfriston College, gained a BE (Hons) and an ME with first-class honours in the field of medical implant materials at The University of Auckland.  He will study for a PhD under Professor Serena Best at the Cambridge Centre for Medical Materials.  He wants to research novel resorbable materials for regeneration of load-bearing tissue.  Reece has been accepted by Trinity College, continuing an unbroken line back to Jane Allison in 2014.