27 May, 2011 - 08:46
Catharina Pratten Wolfson College Music Society present "Velvet Touch: Thoughts on Catharina Pratten", a lecture-recital by Ulrich Wedemeier, to include music by the nineteenth-century guitarist played on one of her instruments.
26 May, 2011 - 14:00
David Jacques Wolfson College alumnus David Jacques (1998) received a special invitation from the US Embassy to hear US President Barack Obama?s speech to the joint Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall on
26 May, 2011 - 08:54
Senior Member, Dr Anna Snowdon, will address the Science Society on Friday 27 May (6.00-7.15pm in the OCR) with a paper entitled 'Bananas, bandits and biology on the high seas: forensic phytopathology in the international fruit trade'.
25 May, 2011 - 11:42
Erik Rosen Wolfson undergraduate Erik Rosén has been awarded a competitive scholarship by the Siemens MR Magnet Technology Undergraduate Support Programme for the next three years of his Engineering Deg
23 May, 2011 - 11:33
This term's ecumenical College Service takes place on Tuesday 24 May, 6.15pm in the Lee Hall. The service is led by the Wolfson Chaplaincy Team, with contributions from the College Choir, and will be followed by a reception. All welcome!
23 May, 2011 - 11:30
www.sxc.hu Wolfson PhD student, Trish Biers, will present this week's Lunchtime Seminar on 'The Food of the Gods: the True Tale of Chocolate'. Wednesday 25 May, 1.00-2.00pm, Council Room. Please bring your lunch; tea, coffee & chocolate samples provided.
19 May, 2011 - 08:22
Dr Agnieszka Iwasiewicz-Wabnig, of the Cavendish Laboratory, will lead the first of this term's Science Society seminars with a paper examining 'Nanotechnology: science or fiction?' on Friday 20 May, 6.00pm, OCR. All welcome! Abstract: "The aim of this talk is to look at Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in a wider context. Is there a real novelty behind these fashionable names, or is it just a new slogan to attract research funding?
18 May, 2011 - 09:45
Dorothy Parvaz Wolfson member and former Press Fellow, Dorothy Parvaz, has been freed by the Iranian authorities following her disappearance since flying to Damascus to report on events in Syria on 29 April. Parvaz was on an assignment for Al Jazeera when
17 May, 2011 - 16:01
Spring bloomed early this year, encouraged by an exceptionally warm and dry period in April. Have a look at our Spring gardens page for some of the photographic highlights!
16 May, 2011 - 09:34
Dr Yang Haiyan (Associate Professor, Peking University & Visiting Scholar, University of Cambridge) will be the guest speaker at this week's Lunchtime Seminar, with a paper on 'Knowledge across Borders: The Early Communication of Evolutionism in China'. Wednesday 18 May, 1.00-2.00pm, OCR (please note change of venue).
11 May, 2011 - 19:01
Spring at Wolfson Wolfson's Head Gardener, Phil Stigwood, will be leading an informal tour of the College gardens at 2.00pm on Thursday 12 May. Meet at the P'lodge. All welcome!
8 May, 2011 - 14:38
Professor Tony Badger, of the Faculty of History and Master of Clare College, will consider "The Lessons of the New Deal: Did Obama learn the right ones?" at the Wolfson Humanities Society seminar on Tuesday 10 May, 6.00-7.00pm (refreshments from 5.45pm) in the Gatsby Room (Chancellor's Centre). All welcome!
8 May, 2011 - 14:29
Professor Ann Colley, Distinguished Professor at Buffalo State University, New York, and Visiting Fellow at Wolfson, will be the guest speaker at this week's Lunchtime Seminar, looking at "Victorian Tourists and Climbers in the Alps: Sinking the Sublime". Wednesday 11 May, 1.00pm, Combination Room (please bring your lunch; tea & coffee provided).
6 May, 2011 - 08:26
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3 May, 2011 - 08:50
Dorothy Parvaz, Al Jazeera journalist and Wolfson member, currently missing in Syria "It is with great concern that we learn that Dorothy Parvaz, a journalist with Al Jazeera based in Doha, Qatar, and a former Press Fellow of Wolfson College, has gone missing in Syria and is currently unaccounted for. She has not been seen or heard from since arriving in Damascus on a Qatar Airlines flight on the afternoon of Friday 29 April and we are anxious about her safety and wellbeing.