Robert Turner Research Associate
The Robert Turner Research Associate is a Visiting Scholarship at Green Templeton College, awarded to either a post-graduate physician or scientist, visiting from abroad, who is working in the field of diabetes or related disciplines at the University of Oxford. The position can be held for up to one year.
It is named after Professor Robert Turner, who was a founding Fellow of Green College (which merged with Templeton College in 2008 to form Green Templeton College) and the Director of Diabetes Research Laboratories, Nuffield Department of Medicine, from 1976 until his death in 1999. The scholarship was set up in his memory in 2000 by his widow Dr Jennie Turner, a Green Templeton College Associate Fellow.
To date, the scholarship has welcomed academics from countries including Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Egypt, Greece, India, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.
The Research Associate becomes a visiting member of Green Templeton with Common Room rights, and is welcomed and expected to participate in the academic and social life of Green Templeton.