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Latest awards announced for the Bristol 'Next Generation' Visiting Researcher Programme

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15 November 2023

We are delighted to announce our most recent awards for visits in 2023 and 2024, please find a listing below.

Bristol's 'Next Generation' Visiting Researcher Programme Awards

Name and InstitutionBristol hostTopic of research

Dr Katherine Elvira

University of Victoria, Canada

Dr Charlotte Lloyd          

Geographical Sciences

Building bespoke artificial cells to investigate how environmental nanoplastics affect human cell membranes

Dr Dewey Hall

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA

Professor Ralph Pite


Revisiting the Elgin Marbles: A Materialist Perspective

Associate Professor Brady Robards

Monash Unversity, Australia

Dr Rosie Nelson

Sociology, Politics and international Studies

Finding queer community in digital spaces amidst hostility

Dr Sigal-Hava Rotem

Achva Academic College, Israel

Professor Alf Coles

School of Education

Developing culturally grounded social-ecological mathematical tasks for secondary school mathematics

 A listing of awards for visitors in 2023/24 can be viewed on our IRD visitor webpage.

Further information

Bristol Benjamin Meaker Distinguished Visiting Professorships

Bristol's 'Next Generation' Visiting Researcher Programme

Our next deadline for the above schemes is 5pm, Thursday 11 January 2024.

Please email enquiries to

You can view details about upcoming visits, funding scheme deadlines and other news in our IRD Newsletter, the October 2023 edition is available on our Newsletter webpage.