16 May, 2013 - 09:22
Dr Giles Yeo, Fellow and Tutor of Wolfson will feature on an upcoming Channel 4 show called ‘Fat Family Tree’ on Thursday 23 May at 8pm. Giles is Director of Genomics/Transcriptomics at the MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital.
7 May, 2013 - 09:55
3 May, 2013 - 12:27
A film that Wolfson Fellow David Baguley advised on and appear briefly in is being shown at the Arts Picturehouse on 12 and 16 May. There will be a Q&A session after both screenings, with Lindsey Dryden (Director), Nick Coleman (music critic and author) and David. Wolfson's Professor Brian Moore, was also involved: his team did the simulations of listening through hearing aids and cochlear implants in the film.
30 April, 2013 - 13:46
Professor Bruce Berman, Visiting Fellow of Wolfson College, will give the give the 2013 Smuts Memorial Fund Lecture on the topic of
30 April, 2013 - 11:13
Tilman Lesch, Wolfson PhD student in Psychiatry, along with MBA student colleagues, recently helped launch CUTEC's Ideas Meet Business, a platform that connects budding start-up founders to current MBA students from Judge Business School, providing an opportunity to discuss business ideas and seek valuable advice at any stage of their venture.
24 April, 2013 - 10:51
Please join us for Wolfson Research Event 2013 on Friday 3 May, 14:30-19:00 in the Lee Hall, Wolfson College. This year’s keynote speaker is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Professor Leszek Borysiewicz! The day will include a talk by Wolfson College President Professor Sir Richard Evans, as well as talks and poster presentations by Wolfson sStudents, JRFs and Fellows. We will also be joined by members of Wolfson’s sister college at Oxford, St Antony’s.
16 April, 2013 - 08:57
During the past 12 months, we have been making a film which captures a year in the life of Wolfson College. Through its alumni, students, Fellows and staff, ‘Ring True’ tells the story of our foundation and history, and of those who have built the College to what it is today: the largest Cambridge College for mature undergraduates and graduate students, growing from one building and six students at its in
28 March, 2013 - 15:41
'Banish sorrow, banish care' - thus begins one of the glorious choruses in Henry Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas, which tells of the doomed love between Dido, Queen of Carthage and the Trojan Prince Aeneas.
18 March, 2013 - 16:31
George Salmond of the Department of Biochemistry has been elected to Fellowship of the American Academy of Microbiology. Fellows are elected through a highly selective, annual, peer review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. He is one of only two UK Fellows to be elected this year.
8 March, 2013 - 17:05
A collection of photographic prints is currently on show in the Lee Hall Foyer. John Naughton (Vice-President), Jane Goodall (College Research Associate) and Jane Stockdale (Student) have selected a range of their coastal landscape photographs for this first exhibition.
6 March, 2013 - 14:57
Dr Haider Butt, from Pakistan, is attending Parliament to present his science to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of SET for Britain on Monday 18 March.
5 March, 2013 - 14:05
Wolfson College now has an Archivist, who will be bringing together a formal archive of the life and work of the College. Read more here.
1 March, 2013 - 11:13
Wolfson President, Sir Richard Evans, will be debating Michael Gove's proposals for the national history curriculum with David Starkey, live on BBC1's Sunday Politics at 11am this Sunday, 3 March.
28 February, 2013 - 13:23
Coast - an exhibition of photography exploring light, stillness and movement at the land’s edge March – April 2013 in the Lee Hall Foyer, Wolfson College
28 February, 2013 - 11:39
In an effort to develop new drugs to fight parasitic diseases, scientists from the University of Cambridge have collaborated with computer scientists at Manchester University to create a cheaper and more efficient anti-parasitic drug-screening method. The clever screening method identifies chemical compounds which target the enzymes from parasites but not those from their human hosts, thus enabling the early elimination of compounds with potential side effects.