Georgiana Epure is a Gates Cambridge Scholar alumna. At Cambridge, Georgiana completed an MPhil in International Relations and Politics, researching the politics of international criminal justice. In 2017, Georgiana returned to the University of Leeds, where she had previously completed her BA. Back at Leeds, as an Economic and Social Research Council funded-scholar, Georgiana undertook […]

Liangliang is a Gates Cambridge Scholar pursuing a PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. Her current research explores the experiences of a geographically dispersed network of self-cultivators who draw on Daoist, Confucian and Buddhist traditions to enable self-improvement and self-healing. Through long-term, multi-sited fieldwork in China, Liangliang explores the kinds of self-transformation […]

Michael O’Keefe is a postgraduate student and Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford. A proud Newfoundlander and Canadian, Michael is an alumnus of Memorial University, where he completed his Bachelor of Music (Honours) with a double major in Trumpet Performance and Musicology in 2018. At convocation, he was awarded the University Medal for Academic […]

Sameer Rashid Bhat is a 2018 Rhodes Scholar from Kashmir (India) and a Master of Public Policy student at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. He graduated from Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) India in 2018 with a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.). His work experience ranges from internships with corporate law firms to research […]

GSS 2019 Executive Committee Recruitment Are you passionate about addressing some of the great challenges of our global society? Would you like to work in a team that seeks to secure speakers such as Nadia Murad, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Yuval Harari for a three-day symposium at the University of Cambridge? Join our team and help […]

  Difference of opinion must necessitate debate and dialogue but in today’s time it compartmentalizes individuals in environments unsuitable for any discussion. This has led to gaps in societies world over and therefore, the choice of “Mind the gap” as the central theme for the three day long Global Scholars Symposium (GSS) was in sync […]

  1) The Cambridge University Botanic Garden Cambridge University’s beautiful botanic garden is home to more than 8,000 different species situated on 40 acres of land. For those keen on the outdoors, the Botanic Gardens are a great way to enjoy the fresh air without having to leave the city centre.   2) The Fitzwilliam […]

FrameWorks’ Interdisciplinary Team of Social Scientists Takes Guesswork out of Communications Practice When advocates at nonprofit or non-governmental organizations want to change public opinions about social issues, they often look to experts in marketing and public relations. These communications professionals carry out a range of valuable activities that aim to raise awareness about issues, change […]

Highlights from May 14, day two. Our opening keynote on Day Two was from Professor Margaret MacMillan, on “Learning from the past: history in the present”. Professor MacMillan encouraged everyone, regardless of their background, to learn history, and not just the facts, but how it’s made as well. History changes over time; Professor MacMillan explained […]