16 May, 2012 - 12:53
Professor Geoffrey Khan FBA has been elected Regius Professor of Hebrew with effect from 1 October 2012. A Fellow of Wolfson since 1994, Geoffrey is Professor of Semitic Philology, and Chair of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
14 May, 2012 - 13:53
The new edition of Ring True is out now! Ring True is the Wolfson College Newsletter; an informal journal which aims to keep all members informed about different aspects of College life.
23 April, 2012 - 10:00
Wolfson Fellow Professor Gordon Dougan FMedSci FRS has been elected to a Fellowship of The Royal Society. Principal Research Scientist and Head of Pathogens at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Gordon Dougan is distinguished through his investigations into how bacteria interact with and stimulate the mucosal surfaces of the body during infection.
12 April, 2012 - 09:00
Michael Slater, Emeritus Professor of Victorian Literature at Birkbeck College, University of London, will give the fifth Lee Lecture on Thursday 3 May at 5.30pm in the Lee Hall. For more information about this lecture visit The Lee Lecture Series
15 March, 2012 - 09:00
Her Majesty the Queen formally opened Wolfson College in November 1977, twelve years after the institution was first founded. The college began as University College in 1965, and was renamed in 1973 following a major benefaction by the Wolfson Foundation.
12 March, 2012 - 10:00
Wolfson Visiting Fellow, Professor Samuel N.C. Lieu, is the guest speaker at this week’s Lunchtime seminar, and will speak on “Christian and Manichaean Art in Medieval China (8th-14th C AD/CE)”. Wednesday 14 March, 1-2pm, Combination Room. Please bring your lunch; tea & coffee provided. All welcome!
12 March, 2012 - 09:00
The Counterculture Research Group, co-convened by Wolfson Research Fellow, Dr James Riley, next meets on Thursday 15 March to hear a talk by James Purdon on “‘A Nation-Wide Intelligence Service’: Mass-Observation, Hermeneutic Paranoia and the Invasion of Cambridge”. 5pm, Seminar Room. All welcome!
8 March, 2012 - 10:00
8 March, 2012 - 09:00
7 March, 2012 - 09:00
Anton Lukoszevieze (cello) and Christopher Green-Armytage (piano) will be the guest performers at this week’s Wolfson College Music Society lunchtime recital, performing music by Fauré, Pergolesi, Chopin and Beethoven. Saturday 10 March, 1.30pm, Lee Hall. Admission free (retiring collection). All welcome!
5 March, 2012 - 09:00
Wolfson Fellow and Director of Studies in Architecture, Dr Alistair Fair, will address the Society for the History of the University this week with a paper entitled “‘An ideal campus’: the genesis and design of the Sidgwick Site, 1948-63″. Thursday 8 March, 8.30pm in the Old Library at Darwin College.
29 February, 2012 - 12:00
Tickets are now on sale for the Wolfson College Music Society end of term concert on Sunday 18 March at 7.30pm in St Mark’s Church.
29 February, 2012 - 10:00
Jane Bevan (flute), Pippa Jones (cello) and Maurice Hodges (piano) perform music by Haydn, Grieg, Debussy and Piazzola at this week’s Wolfson College Music Society Lunchtime Recital on Saturday 3 March, 1.30pm in the Lee Hall. Admission free (retiring collection).All welcome!
29 February, 2012 - 09:00
At today’s Lunchtime Seminar, Dr Andrea Cantone, Senior Member of Wolfson, and Technology Associate in the Physical Sciences team at Cambridge Enterprise, will consider ‘How to turn your idea into a commercial success’. Wednesday 29 February, 1pm, Combination Room. Please bring your lunch; tea & coffee provided. All welcome!
23 February, 2012 - 12:00
Professor Daan Frenkel, Head of the University’s Department of Chemistry, and Foreign Member of the Royal Society, is the guest speaker at this week’s Science Society seminar, with a talk on “The Unexpected Side of Entropy”. Friday 24 February, 6.00pm, OCR