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23 February, 2012 - 11:00
Andrew Goldman Congratulations to Wolfson PhD student Andrew Goldman on being declared joint winner of the CUMS (Cambridge University Musical Society) Concerto Competition for 2012!
23 February, 2012 - 10:00
Congratulations to Wolfson Senior Member, Professor Paul Murdin OBE, who has received the 2012 RAS Award for services to astronomy.
21 February, 2012 - 09:00
Dr Michael Stone, of the Auditory Perception Group in the Department of Experimental Pyschology will present this week’s Lunchtime Seminar with a talk entitled “The song remains the same? Aesthetic, psychological and technical aspects of the audio ‘Loudness War’”. Wednesday 22 February, 1.00pm, Combination Room. Please bring your lunch; tea & coffee provided. All welcome!
20 February, 2012 - 10:57
Members of the Wolfson College Chamber Singers will be joining forces with the Fitzwilliam College Choir, the Herstmonceux Castle Choir, and soloists Lynette Alcántara and Diana Gilchrist to perform a concert of opera and operetta choruses at Fitzwilliam College Auditorium on Sunday 26 February at 7.30pm.
20 February, 2012 - 10:45
Dr John Gage FBA College regrets to record the death of Dr John Gage FBA, art historian, formerly Head of the Department of History of Art, and Fellow of Wolfson from 1978 to 1989. Dr Gage was an international authority on colour in Western art and on the work of J.W.W.
17 February, 2012 - 09:22
This Saturday?s free lunchtime concert at 1.30pm in the Lee Hall is by Junior Prime Brass, conducted by our Bursar, Christopher Lawrence.
15 February, 2012 - 15:43
Dr Tom Davies, retired University Lecturer in the Department of Public Health in the School of Clinical Medicine, and am Emeritus Fellow of Wolfson, will offer advice on presentation skills at this week's Thesis Writing Group. Thursday 16 February, 6.00pm, OCR. All welcome!
15 February, 2012 - 09:31
Following hot on the heels of the Duchess of Cambridge's much-publicised solo appearance as charity patron in Liverpool yesterday, today's Lunchtime Seminar looks at 'The Patron, the Press, the People and the Progress: A Discussion on the Media's Response to the Duchess of Cambridge's Choice of Charities', presented by Matthew Harris, Producer/Film-maker and Wolfson alumnus. Wednesday 15 February, 1.00pm, Combination Room. Please bring your lunch; tea & coffee provided.
14 February, 2012 - 12:40
Journalist Terry Macalister spent the Michaelmas Term 2010 at Wolfson as a Press Fellow investigating the commercial and environmental impact of rapid industrialisation in the Arctic region.
14 February, 2012 - 12:02
Physiotherapist Karen White will be running free relaxation sessions for Wolfson students on Friday 17 February, 4.30-5.30pm (Lee Hall) and on Wednesday 7 March, 7-8pm (OCR).
13 February, 2012 - 10:30
Prof. Hans van den Ven, Professor of Modern Chinese History in the Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, is the guest speaker at this week's Humanities Society seminar, with a talk on 'Revolution, Bond Markets, and the Chinese Maritime Customs Service'. Tuesday 14 February, 5.45 for 6.00pm, Gatsby Room (Chancellor's Centre). All welcome!
13 February, 2012 - 10:19
Franz Kafka by Hans Fronius This week's late night show at the Corpus Playroom, Uneasy Dreams, is an adaptation of the short stories and sketches of Franz Kafka by Fred Maynard and Wolfson English undergraduate Stephen
9 February, 2012 - 11:50
The second in Richard Berengarten's series of seminars on writing skills for graduate students takes place at the Thesis Writing Group tonight (Thursday 9 February) at 6.00pm in the Lee Hall. This session, called 'Keys to the necessary art' follows on from last week's 'Fresh approaches to composition', and will look at various aspects of style, grammar, language use and presentation. Handouts will be provided. All welcome!
9 February, 2012 - 11:45
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