The Trust funds both individual and group travel awards to enhance recipients' personal development through attendance at conferences and workshops or study visits.
See below for examples of the type of award made by the Trust, together with some reports, posters etc produced by recipients of Travel Awards.
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DBT Travel Award - Trip to FIRA Robotics show in Toulouse
Emmanuel Atai attendance at the EBNet Early Career Researcher Conference (Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy) – Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh
Lucy Mitchell: Travel Award for Chile Study Tour (Young Farmers)
Deniz Arslan: Travel award to attend World Congress of Soil Science 2022
Barnabas Pickford: Travel award to attend SIMA 2022
Marta Sanzo Miro: Travel award to attend World Potato Congress, Dublin
Group of UCL students: Visit to August Farms (Trust Chair)
Students' Attendance at AgEng 2021 and AFCP Student Forum
Argyll College: Group Study tour for students to observe agricultural and horticultural machinery involved in food production in the agriculture and horticulture sectors, and attend workshops
Harper Adams University: Group Enterprise project to carryout a research project for CLAAS GmbH and their advanced development department.
Victoria Tennant: Funding to study sustainability of methods of 'vertical farming' through study visits and attendance at Milan conference
Liliano Castillo Villamor: Travel to Colombia to test new method, based on intelligent tracking of data distributions, to identify anomalies within crop fields over time
Karen Rial Lovera: Travel to attend Precision Agriculture conference 2019
Harper Adams University Student Group: to attend Robotics Workshop 2019
Harper Adams University Student Group: to attend CIMA 2019
Harper Adams University Student Group: to attend EIMA 2018
Natasa Orphanidou: Funding to attend Conference on Neural Information Processing
Tilly Lenartowicz: To support Engineers without Borders placement in Rwanda
John Ellis: To attend Theoretical Biology conference Portugal
Karen Rial Lovera: Travel to attend Precision Agriculture conference 2018