19 November, 2013 - 09:05
Former Wolfson Fellow, Dr Haider Butt, has been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize. These prizes were established to commemorate the contribution of Philip Leverhulme, the Third Viscount Leverhulme and former trustee, to the work of the Leverhulme Trust.
15 November, 2013 - 16:33
Last year’s Cambridge University Engineering Department undergraduate prize winners include Wolfson students: Aik Khim Tan, Accenture 2nd Year Computing Prize Sze Xian Lim, EMC Selections 2nd Year Sustainability Prize Junyu Wei, CUED Language Prize: German Beginner Year 1 Do join us in congratulating them - very well done all. The presentations will be made in CUED LT0 from 2.30pm on 20 November.
5 November, 2013 - 10:42
Dr Adrian Kent, a Fellow of Wolfson who works in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, is one of a group of researchers who have just reported a breakthrough in quantum cryptography which demonstrates that information can be encrypted and then decrypted with complete security using the combined power of
24 October, 2013 - 14:12
In the last few months, Dr Margaret Joy Dauncey (Wolfson Governing Body Fellow) has given invited review lectures at international conferences in the USA and Brazil.
24 October, 2013 - 13:00
Jon Crowcroft, Marconi Professor of Communications Systems at the Computer laboratory, and Fellow of Wolfson College, has been awarded the 2014 IEEE Internet Award.
14 October, 2013 - 11:21
The new exhibition in the Gallery, curated by the Fine Arts Committee, displays 26 prints by a range of contemporary artists.
10 October, 2013 - 12:54
Every three years a production of ancient Greek drama is staged in Cambridge in the original language with English surtitles.
4 October, 2013 - 14:16
Researchers are providing a vision for creatively rethinking how the manufacturing industry can perform sustainably in a changing world. Wolfson Fellow, Dr Steve Evans, said: "This will fundamentally change scale and location decisions for factories to the point where they will be so advantageous that people will want them at the end of their street".
1 October, 2013 - 13:00
Dr Christine Corton's soon-to-be-published book on London Fog, is one of six titles shortlisted for the Biographers' Club Tony Lothian Prize 2013. One might ask if there can be a biography of a thing . . . Insubstantial, inanimate, untouchable, lacking any kind of solidity, impossible to grasp, fog nevertheless had a life of its own, as countless journalists, writers, poets, novelists, cartoonists and painters repeatedly observed. And that life had a beginning, a middle, and an end, like any other kind of life.
1 October, 2013 - 09:06
Wolfson College invites applications for up to ten non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships under Title BI. The non-stipendiary Fellowships with dining privileges are without limit of subject and tenable for one year from 1 October 2014, renewable for a further two years. Candidates will either have a doctorate or have made substantial progress towards a doctorate or an equivalent qualification by the starting date.
30 September, 2013 - 15:25
The exhibition of Edward Bawden's striking renditions of some of Aesop's best known Fables will come down this Thursday (3 October), and the next exhibition will be put up the same day ready for the start of term.
24 September, 2013 - 15:23
Congratulations to two Wolfson students, who graduated in June, and were among six students from Cambridge who were selected as ‘Highly Commended’ in the Undergraduate Awards 2013 (UA). There were 43 winners in total. UA recognises these students as being within the top 10% of their fields, in competition with students from across the globe including Harvard, Princeton, Oxford, Caltech, St Andrews, and Trinity College Dublin.
20 September, 2013 - 11:01
The Wolfson Review 2012-13 is now available to read on the Wolfson website here.
16 September, 2013 - 15:32
Banker, Traitor, Scapegoat, Spy? The Troublesome Case of Sir Edgar Speyer, the new book by Antony Lentin, Senior Member, was published in March.
1 August, 2013 - 11:02
Congratulations to Vassilis Koronakis, Professor of Molecular Biology in the Department of Pathology's Molecular, Cellular and Structural Microbiology group, who has won a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award.