17 June, 2013 - 14:49
Honorary Fellow, Janet Wolfson de Botton has been made a Dame Commander of the British Empire in the Queen's Birthday Honours List and we extend very many congratulations to her on this well-deserved award.
14 June, 2013 - 13:49
Dr Stephen Hoath has been elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, a leading international professional body and learned society, established to promote the advancement and dissemination of physics. This senior class of membership indicates a very high level of achievement in physics and an outstanding contribution to the profession. His election shows that he has met fully these requirements and wishes to support the physics community in the future.
14 June, 2013 - 11:12
Wolfson College Cambridge is delighted to announce that the Wolfson Foundation, after which the College is named, has made an exceptional grant of £1.25 million for the College’s 50th Anniversary Campaign. This outstanding gift demonstrates inspiring leadership from the Wolfson Foundation and will transform the lives of students living and working at the College. Wolfson College is enormously grateful for this wonderful benefaction, which will support generations of students in their work at the highest international levels of excellence.
13 June, 2013 - 14:43
The Mary Bevan Recital takes place this Sunday, 16 June at 7.30pm in the Lee Hall. All are welcome, admission details below:
4 June, 2013 - 10:34
Civilizations in Contact has been awarded a £49,000 grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund for a project that will bring the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum - and with them, a new understanding of Britain’s Roman heritage - to Cambridgeshire schools this summer term.
24 May, 2013 - 11:41
This Doctoral Researcher Award is presented by the Association of British Turkish Academics (ABTA) to promote and award academic and scientific excellence among young researchers in the UK. This year there was strong competition for this award with 140 applications from 40 universities in the UK.
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.