Fulbright scholars welcomed
There are not many academic awards which hold more prestige than the Fulbright Scholarship programme. As a result, we are very pleased indeed to be opening our doors to two Fulbright scholars this year.
The Fulbright scholarship scheme provides funding for students, scholars, teachers and professionals to study or work abroad for one year, in order to promote cultural exchange and closer ties with the United States.
Zak, who plays for the New England Revolution team in the USA’s Major League Soccer tournament, will study potential cancer treatments under the supervision of Professor Ian Eperton of our Department of Biochemistry.
Professor Gayle Kaufman is currently the Associate Professor and Chair of Sociology at Davidson College, North Carolina. As well as conducting her research on British fathers' experiences of paternity leave, she will teach a third year course on 'Gender, Work and Family' in the Department of Sociology during her stay in Leicester.
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