Miss England Winner

Miss England Winner





Miss England 2014 – The nations entry to Miss World



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Won the Miss England title on Monday 16th June in Torquay, Devon

& will represent the nation at Miss World in London in December 2014





On Monday 16th June 2014 Carina Tyrrell was crowned Miss England at the Riviera International Conference Centre Torquay. Representing Cambridgeshire, the student doctor is the most successful Miss England contestant ever winning 4 of the 10 qualifying rounds in the finals of the competition. 

Carina is 24 years of age  & lives in Cambridgeshire and is a student Doctor at Cambridge University, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, and is bilingual in French and speaks some Spanish. 

Here are the awards which led to Carina being crowned Miss England 



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All 60 Miss England finalists are given the challenge of raising funds for the Miss World charity Beauty with a Purpose which helps disadvantaged children around the world. Carina was the top fundraiser – raising over £8000!





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Here is Carina on the shoot modeling a Bikini by Heidi Klein in Torquay Marina. 

Twelve Miss England finalists were selected to appear in a beach fashion photo shoot modeling swimwear from www.justemoi.co.uk 

The days of the swimwear parade on stage in heels and swimwear have been replaced with a beach fashion swimwear shoot in an appropriate setting.

 The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority chose the winner of Beach Beauty and Carina was chosen as the best swimwear model.

For winning this award Carina had been invited to visit Mauritius. 







Carina was selected by the Fresh Academy - the photographic partner for Miss England, as the most photogenic contestant. 



The MISS ECO award

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All 60 contestants were given a brief to make an Ascot themed Eco outfit to open the Miss England finals show. Carina created Audrey Hepburn's iconic Ascot dress from 'My Fair Lady', 1964, from a wedding dress she bought from Oxfam.

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Pictured moments after being crowned the winner by Kirsty Heslewood Miss UK.





Since winning Carina has appeared on television and radio and in many national newspapers including The Daily Mail, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Metro, The Independent, The Sun, The Daily Star, The Daily Express, The Daily Mirror, The Business Insider, and continues to create media interest with her doctoring skills and her participation in Miss World. 



Making a stand for beautiful women – the new Miss England Carina Tyrrell

Carina is a lady of many talents which should stand her in good stead for Miss World



Academic Qualifications


  • First class honours bachelor degree, preclinical medical studies, Cambridge University, 2009-2012
  • First class honours, Natural Sciences Tripos Part II in Virology and Parasitology, Cambridge University, 2012
  • First class honours, laboratory research project: Analysis of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Tegument Proteins, Cambridge University, 2011-2012
  • International Baccalaureate (IB), 42 points awarded out of 45, 2006-2008
  • IGCSE, 6 x A* and 3 x A, 2004-2006



Academic Achievements

  • Distinction in Pathology Final MB, Cambridge University, 2014
  • Awarded for best Preparing for Patients course completion, Cambridge University, 2013
  • Gold Merit Award “In recognition of outstanding application, dedication and effort in the classroom and in extracurricular activities”, ISG School, 2008
  • Alumni Award “For having been on the academic honour roll, for having demonstrated exceptional voluntary integration skills and for having shown a remarkable spirit of solidarity and camaraderie”, ISG School, 2008


  • Academic Honour Roll of Excellence, ISG School, 2001-2008
  • Completion of Insigne Culturel, “Which recognizes students’ involvement in cultural events and which asks that students show intellectual curiosity and broad mindedness”, ISG School, 2008


  • Completion of Insigne Culturel, “Which recognizes students’ involvement in cultural events and which asks that students show intellectual curiosity and broad mindedness”, ISG School, 2008
  • Certificate of Distinction for Cayley Mathematics Contest 2005 by the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Certificate of Participation and Distinction in the Gauss Mathematics Contest 2002 by the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Certificate of Excellence for being the Debater of the Year, 2004 and Certificate of Distinction for Debating Excellence 2002, 2003, 2004, ISG School



Other Qualifications

  • Certified Heart Start trainer, British Heart Foundation training course, 2013
  • Qualified guide for Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, 2008
  • Qualified Ski Instructor, Swiss Snow Sports, 2008
  • Certified First Aider, 2007
  • Certified Peer Counsellor, 2006



Positions Held

  • President of the Cambridge University Global Health Society, 2014-2015 (working to increase awareness of global health issues and encourage working with those less fortunate in the UK and abroad)
  • Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland Cambridge University representative, 2013-2015 (working to understand disease in the aim of reducing human suffering)
  • NHS Student Champion, certified NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) trainer, 2013-2014 (teaching university students the importance of evidence based medicine and how to use NHS Evidence Search Tool)
  • Events Officer of the Surgical Society, Cambridge University, 2013-2014
  • Publicity and Events Officer of the Cambridge University Global Health Society, 2012-2013
  • Modelsearch Cambridge winner in 21+ category, The Grafton Centre Cambridge, 2013
  • British Medical Association (BMA) Student Representative for Cambridge University, 2011-2012 (professional association representing doctors in the United Kingdom, working to promote the medical sciences and maintain the interests of medical practitioners)
  • Welfare Officer for Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, 2011-2012
  • Tutor for students taking IGCSE examinations, ISG School, 2008-2009
  • School Peer Counsellor, 2006–2008
  • Student Representative of the school Health Committee, 2006-2008 (discussing health issues in the school environment)
  • Treasurer of School Student Council, 2006-2007
  • Parent Teacher Association and CAS (Creativity, Action, Service) Student Coordinator and Representative, ISG School, 2006-2007



  • Raised £19,800 over several years for the international children’s charity “Terre des Hommes”, for which she has been given special thanks by the charity: on one occasion, she ran 31 miles - her greatest running distance achievement
  • Participated in the yearly school fashion show by designing, creating and modelling my own range of clothes, from 2002–2008, to raise money for the international charity “Global Harmony”
  • Poetry publications for charity, “Poetry in your Pocket” book collection, winning 2nd and 3rd prize, poems in English and French, 2007-2008
  • Work at the World Health Organization in the Tropical Diseases Research department, Geneva, Switzerland


Humanitarian Projects

  • Work at the World Health Organization in the Tropical Diseases Research department, Geneva, Switzerland
    • Investigating the prevalence and aetiology of serious infections in young children in Africa and Asia in the hope of finding data which will enable better treatments and reduce the burden of disease and the infant mortality rate, July-August 2014.
  • Work with the homeless in Cambridge
    • Working with the homeless in and around Cambridge to increase access to healthcare and getting students involved with helping the homeless in the community, 2012 - ongoing
  • Work with sick children in the hospital setting in Cambridge - Teddy Bear Hospital Project
    • Introducing sick children into the hospital setting helping them to feel at ease by playing with doctor and patient teddy bears and plastic stethoscopes etc, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, 2012 - ongoing
  • Humanitarian trip to India
    • Teaching nursery children how to lead a healthy life style, for example, showing them how to brush their teeth and basic sanitation skills
    • Making a vegetable garden with the children and developing horticultural skills
    • Assisting with maintenance work for their nursery including painting
    • Raised funds to be used for obtaining a clean water supply to a forgotten village in the countryside
  • Humanitarian trip to Ghana – under the auspices of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
    • Visited different schools in the countryside, meeting and playing with the children, giving them vaccinations and treatment for a variety of diseases
    • Understanding the devastating effects of malaria, schistosomiasis, polio, and HIV/AIDS on the community
  • Humanitarian trip to Rwanda – under the auspices of Lux–Aid
    • Spent time in a small local hospital looking after mothers, many of whom were single mothers, suffering from HIV and tuberculosis
    • Trying to understand the impact that disease was having on their lives and the complications of not having money to feed their children, let alone spend money on medication for themselves
    • Humanitarian trip to Brazil
    • Under the auspices of Alfredo da Matta Foundation and the National Foundation for Indigenous People’s Health (FUNASA), visited some “river-side” Amazon communities and observed their way of life, being cut off from main cities by vast stretches of water
    • Understood the impact of syphilis on the communities – helped educate against the belief that a pregnant women should have sex with as many men as possible to increase the strength of the baby – this practice was putting babies at a high risk of syphilis transmission
      • Helped carry out syphilis diagnostic testing to identify those with the infection. Treatment consists of a simple dose of penicillin. It is such a simple treatment but causes so much devastation if left untreated
      • Spent a week at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) in Rio de Janeiro, to understand the health issues affecting Brazil and ways to move forward
      • Sincere appreciation for participation and contribution to the United Nations commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda 1994-2004. Awarded by the University for Peace and the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Rwanda, 2004
      • Global environmental issues: participant in the Ocean Parksdebate, in collaboration with Green Peace and Earth Focus, 2006, and participant and representative at the United Nations, Student League of Nations 2007
      • Participated in the 4th International Schools Association Youth Leadership Seminar on Global Issues in Ghana, 2006
      • Worked at the local old people’s home every Saturday morning caring for the residents, 2006-2008
      • Girl Scout, 1999-2005
      • Research projects
        • Project in cardiothoracic surgery – “The effect of catecholamines on the donor myocardium”, looking at mechanisms to overcome the damage inflicted on donor hearts so as to increase the pool of donor hearts, January 2014.
        • Work at the Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust, Cambridge, Genes to Cognition Group, doing laboratory research into the genes involved with Alzheimer’s disease, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and more, March 2009
        • Short research placements in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2007 - at the Laboratoire de Biochimie, investigating the leishmaniasis parasite causing 30,000 deaths annually in developing countries and at the Hôpital Universitaire, investigating the treatment of lymphoma
        • Sport

          • Skiing – qualified ski instructor
          • Gymnastics - KiteKat British Amateur Gymnastics Association Award, First Class Award, 2000
          • Trampoline - British Trampoline Federation Proficiency Scheme Awards, First Class Award, 2001
          • She also enjoys running, tennis, water-skiing, and swimming
          • Talents

            • Bilingual in English and French, intermediate Spanish
            • Singing
            • Dancing and Choreography – hip hop, jazz, ballet, tap dancing (5th and 8th place in the National Tap Dancing Championships, Switzerland)
            • Dress designing and making – for amateur operatic society productions and yearly school charity fashion show
            • Acting – Amateur Operatic Society 1999-2006, with leading role in 2006
            • Painting and drawing – work exhibited in Prangins Castle, Switzerland, 2008 






Height : 5ft 9

Dress size : 8   

Bust :  32 C  Waist :  24 in   Hips : 35 in

    Shoe size : 4      Hair : Brunette    Eyes  : Green/Brown




Please contact:

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