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.
2 July, 2012 - 10:22
The Leverhulme Trust has awarded a £1.6m grant to Professor Sir Richard Evans, Professor John Naughton and Dr David Runciman of Trinity Hall for a five-year study of "Conspiracy and Democracy: History, Political Theory and Internet Research".
21 June, 2012 - 13:57
Dilip D'Souza, the Indian writer and journalist who was a Wolfson Press Fellow in 2001, has been awarded the Newsweek & The Daily Beast-Open Hands Prize for Commentary in South Asia. The prize is for South Asian journalists and writers covering the region "to celebrate and nurture raw talent and find fresh voices".
16 June, 2012 - 07:10
Wolfson College is delighted to announce that Professor Richard J Evans FBA has been awarded a Knighthood in recognition of his Service to Scholarship.
13 June, 2012 - 14:52
Michael Slater's talk on Dickens and Shakespeare was recorded and is now available online, along with previous lectures. This is the fifth lecture in the series endowed by Dr Lee Seng Tee on the occasion of the College's 40th anniversary in 2005.
28 May, 2012 - 15:52
Professor Richard J Evans, FBA was delighted to hear he will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Literature honoris causa at the University of London's Foundation Day Ceremony on 28 November 2012.