31 October, 2012 - 11:06
Neville Stack, who died suddenly on 27 October 2012 at his son’s home in Donegal, was a Press Fellow at Wolfson for a whole year: 1987–88.
25 October, 2012 - 09:07
Dr Michael Hrebeniak, Wolfson's Director of Studies in English, is co-organising 'The Rhythm of Objects,' the second PERFORMANCE: ART-CRITIQUE-EXPERIMENT (P:ACE) Convivium that straddles the thrilling new Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design in King's Cross and Robinson College Cambridge on the weekend of 27-28 October. P:ACE is a new research initiative that brings together theorists and practitioners in the field of Performance across disciplines as a means of exploring its contribution to cultural knowledge.
12 October, 2012 - 11:10
Dr Neville Silverston OBE has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award, sponsored by Cambridge Building Society, at the Cambridge News Community Awards 2012 ceremony.
12 October, 2012 - 10:02
Professor Sir John B Gurdon FRS has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent.
8 October, 2012 - 09:29
Honorary Fellow Professor Hugh Bevan is 90 today and celebrated with a dinner and lunch with family, friends and supporters in College this weekend.
3 October, 2012 - 08:51
Nicholas Tufnell, who has just entered his third year of reading English at Wolfson, has been appointed to the prestigious position of Editor-in-Chief of The Cambridge Student (TCS) newspaper for Michaelmas Term. Prior to this he served as its Sub Editor, Interviews Editor, Features Editor, Columns Editor and Deputy News Editor. His Director of Studies and the Wolfson English cohort will be avidly looking out for Nicholas's uniquely Lacanian interpretations of breaking news!
2 October, 2012 - 15:03
Manfredas Zabarauskas recently completed a BA in Computer Science & Information Studies and has been selected as one of nine Highly Commended students in his field. This year the Undergraduate Awards programme received 2,890 submissions (including 21 from the University of Cambridge) from students of the top tier universities including Princeton, Stanford, St Andrews, Trinity College Dublin, Harvard, Caltech, UToronto and McGill.
1 October, 2012 - 15:55
Wolfson College invites applications for non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships, tenable for up to three years from 1 October 2013. The deadline for the current competition is midnight on Wednesday 31 October 2012. Further information
1 October, 2012 - 14:37
Do you know a scientist who is also a great speaker? Why not nominate them to join our seminar series? You might like to nominate your research supervisor, a lecturer, a speaker that you have heard elsewhere, you can even nominate yourself! If your nominee is selected to join our seminar series you and the nominee will each receive a pair of complimentary tickets to attend Formal Hall dinner. To nominate a speaker or for more information email aw573 @ cam.ac.uk
25 September, 2012 - 15:21
We are delighted to announce the first temporary art exhibition in the Gallery. Fry Art Gallery Saffron Walden is generously lending six scenes of London Markets by Edward Bawden to the College for its first exhibition being held during the Michaelmas Term 2012.
21 September, 2012 - 11:13
Carbon nanotubes - a manmade material many times thinner than a wavelength of visible light - can be used to create highly detailed holograms.
18 September, 2012 - 10:00
You can now subscribe to the Wolfson calendar and keep up-to-date with those important dates on your PC or mobile device. Follow the on-screen instructions here.
25 July, 2012 - 15:47
12 July, 2012 - 08:38
It’s not a nice cup of tea, an insistence on orderly queuing, or even losing bravely. Cambridge archaeologist and Fellow of Wolfson College Dr Susan Oosthuizen will argue at a conference today, 12 July, that the essence of Britishness is embedded in the sharing of common land between early communities.
10 July, 2012 - 09:12
The Revd Eileen Harrop has become the first woman from South East Asia to become a Church of England ordained minister.