On 28 May the awards ceremony took place for the one hundred and twenty ”la Caixa” international fellowships for postgraduate studies in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific corresponding to the 2018 call for applications.
One hundred and twenty students who devote their talent, passion and work to very different areas such as engineering, biomedicine, art and mathematics, among others. Do you want to meet some of them?
Cristina Sainz Martínez (Switzerland, 2018) has been passionate about mathematics and biology ever since she was a child. She is currently studying for a Master´s Degree in Biomedical Engineering at the Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, and is especially interested in studying a type of magnetic resonance that is less invasive for patients. She herself recounts her story in this video.
Gabriel Vivas Martínez (United Kingdom, 2018) lives to bring theatre to all parts of society and carries out social inclusion projects. To do so, he is studying a Master´s Degree in Applied Theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. He talks about it in this video.
María Pozo Montoro (Australia, 2018) is someone who loves sharks and, aware of their importance in the ecosystem, she is studying a Master´s Degree in Biological Sciences at Macquarie University (Australia) in order to specialise in the neurobiology of that species. Her story in this video.
Esther Rodríguez (United States, 2018) imagines her future organising exhibitions at the best museums in the world when she finishes her Master´s in the History of Art at the American University.
Jasso Espadaler (Switzerland, 2018) is undertaking a Master´s Degree in Civil Engineering at the Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich and wants to develop professionally in the field of public transport management.
David Prieto (United Kingdom, 2018) is carrying out a Master´s Degree in Quantum Fields and Fundamental Forces at Imperial College London and he would like to focus on research in the field of cosmology.
This is just a small representation of the 2018 class of postgraduate fellows abroad.