Impacts

STEM

SolarAid – Light a Village

An innovative pilot project by SolarAid to provide solar lights to every household in an off-grid village in central Malawi, aiding their mission to light up all of rural Africa by 2030.

  • STEM
  • 2021

The Kirk Global Challenge

The University of Cambridge and the Turner Kirk Trust have launched the Kirk Global Challenge, a competition designed to jump-start economic growth in the developing world.

  • STEM
  • 2021

The Turner-Kirk UAV Research Programme

A new student-led research programme to develop new unmanned aerial vehicles to fight back against climate change and poaching, funded by the Trust.

  • STEM
  • Conservation
  • 2019

The Kirk Distinguished Visiting Fellowship

A visiting fellowship programme hosted at the Isaac Newton Institute to support underrepresented groups within higher mathematical research.

  • STEM
  • 2019

Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information

A research centre focusing on solving fundamental mathematical problems and the methodology for processing data.

  • STEM
  • 2016

The Turner-Kirk Visiting Fellowship

The Trust endowed the Isaac Newton Institute to launch the Turner-Kirk Fellowship to bring some of the world’s most acclaimed mathematicians to Cambridge.

  • STEM
  • 2013

SolarAid – The ‘SunnyMoney Brains’ Unit

Launching SolarAid’s new innovation hub in Kenya to find new sustainable trading models to distribute solar lights across sub-Saharan Africa.

  • STEM
  • 2013