Clare College News Latest Clare College News http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news Clare wins Gold in 2021s Green Impact Awards Clare has once again won a Gold Colleges award in this year's Green Impact competition, making 2021 the seventh year in a row the College has won gold or platinum. The Green Impact awards support colleges and departments across Cambridge in reducing their effects on the environment. The team was led by Dr Jo Costin, but with.... http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2021112216-Clare+wins+Gold+in+2021-s+Green+Impact+Awards.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2021112216-Clare+wins+Gold+in+2021-s+Green+Impact+Awards.html Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:30:37 GMT David Swensen, Bye-Fellow of Clare College (1954-2021) The College was deeply saddened to hear of the recent passing of bye-Fellow, Dr David Swensen. Dr Swensen was chief investment officer of Yale University from 1985 until his death this year. The President of Yale University, Peter Salovey, said "David served our....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2021031648-David+Swensen-+Bye-Fellow+of+Clare+College+-1954-2021-.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2021031648-David+Swensen-+Bye-Fellow+of+Clare+College+-1954-2021-.html Fri, 7 May 2021 16:11:17 GMT Professor David Rowitch elected Fellow of the Royal Society Professor David Rowitch, Head of the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Clare College, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society . Professor Rowitch is a neonatologist and neuroscientist, whose work with the Rowitch Laboratory....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2021014123-Professor+David+Rowitch+elected+Fellow+of+the+Royal+Society.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2021014123-Professor+David+Rowitch+elected+Fellow+of+the+Royal+Society.html Fri, 7 May 2021 15:10:41 GMT Professor Paul Cartledge named Commander of the Order of Honour Renowned ancient historian Professor Paul Cartledge FSA has been namedCommander of the Order of Honour (Ταξιάρχης τῆς Τιμῆς), one of Greece's....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2021115944-Professor+Paul+Cartledge+named+Commander+of+the+Order+of+Honour.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2021115944-Professor+Paul+Cartledge+named+Commander+of+the+Order+of+Honour.html Wed, 31 Mar 2021 17:41:37 GMT Professor Richard West 1924-2020 The College is saddened to report the death of Professor Richard West, eminent botanist, geologist and quarternary scientist, on 30th December 2020 at the age of 93. Professor West was an alumnus of Clare, matriculating in 1948 to study botany. After graduating and....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2021015937-Professor+Richard+West+1924-2020.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2021015937-Professor+Richard+West+1924-2020.html Wed, 6 Jan 2021 14:33:24 GMT Cambridge University Alumni Festival 2020 Registrations are now open for 2020's Alumni Festival , now in its 30th year. For the first time, this will be an all-digital programme, with a huge range of events, discussions and Q&As which will all be free to attend. The festival runs....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020042207-Cambridge+University+Alumni+Festival+2020.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020042207-Cambridge+University+Alumni+Festival+2020.html Thu, 27 Aug 2020 16:24:51 GMT Cambridge University Alumni Festival 2020 Registrations are now open for 2020's Alumni Festival , now in its 30th year. For the first time, this will be an all-digital programme, with a huge range of events, discussions and Q&As which will all be free to attend. The festival runs from....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020042207-Cambridge+University+Alumni+Festival+2020.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020042207-Cambridge+University+Alumni+Festival+2020.html Thu, 27 Aug 2020 16:24:33 GMT Dr Rebecca Lawson receives prestigious Lister Institute Research Prize Dr Rebecca Lawson , Director of Studies in Computational Psychology and Fellow of Clare College, is one of four researchers who have been awarded the prestigious Lister Institute Research Prize for 2020. The Lister Institute provides funding for high quality....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020110602-Dr+Rebecca+Lawson+receives+prestigious+Lister+Institute+Research+Prize.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020110602-Dr+Rebecca+Lawson+receives+prestigious+Lister+Institute+Research+Prize.html Wed, 5 Aug 2020 11:06:21 GMT Professor Giancarlo Corsetti elected to the British Academy Professor Giancarlo Corsetti, Fellow of Clare College and Professor of Macroeconomics, has been made a Fellow of the prestigious British Academy. He is among 86 academics, eight of whom are from the University of Cambridge, whose outstanding work in the humanities and social sciences are being recognised this year. Giancarlo is an.... http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020020331-Professor+Giancarlo+Corsetti+elected+to+the+British+Academy.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020020331-Professor+Giancarlo+Corsetti+elected+to+the+British+Academy.html Tue, 28 Jul 2020 14:19:38 GMT Academic Promotions 2020 Many congratulations to the Clare Fellows who have received Academic Promotions. Readerships have been awarded to Dr Maciej Dunajski , CL , assigned to the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and Dr Heike Laman , CL , assigned to the Department of Pathology. A Professorship has been awarded to Dr.... http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020114856-Academic+Promotions+2020.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020114856-Academic+Promotions+2020.html Wed, 1 Jul 2020 15:01:00 GMT Clare receives grant from the Wolfson Foundation for The Campaign for Old Court Clare is delighted to announce receipt of a £100,000 grant from the Wolfson Foundation, in support of the Campaign for Old Court . With this grant, our Campaign has now surpassed £19 million in pledged donations. The second phase of the....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020103727-Clare+receives+grant+from+the+Wolfson+Foundation+for+The+Campaign+for+Old+Court.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020103727-Clare+receives+grant+from+the+Wolfson+Foundation+for+The+Campaign+for+Old+Court.html Mon, 29 Jun 2020 10:38:55 GMT Professor Nigel Weiss (1936-2020) The College was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Professor Nigel Weiss (1954), FRS, Emeritus Professor of Mathematical Astrophysics in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, and Fellow of Clare College. Nigel was a leader in his field.....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020093904-Professor+Nigel+Weiss+-1936-2020-.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020093904-Professor+Nigel+Weiss+-1936-2020-.html Fri, 26 Jun 2020 09:40:47 GMT Statement from Clare College Clare College strongly supports the Vice-Chancellor's statement about George Floyd's killing. As a College, we must remain vigilant and constantly renew our efforts to ensure that Clare is the fully inclusive and supportive community that we want it to be. We affirm that Black Lives Matter. In the coming weeks the College will review.... http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020090102-Statement+from+Clare+College.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020090102-Statement+from+Clare+College.html Mon, 15 Jun 2020 12:10:36 GMT Michael Keating (1977) selected as Alumnus of the Year 2020 We are delighted to announce that Michael Keating (1977) has been selected as this year's Alumnus of the Year. This award recognises and celebrates the achievements of Clare alumni who have made outstanding contributions to society through: Significant....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020100848-Michael+Keating+-1977-+selected+as+Alumnus+of+the+Year+2020.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020100848-Michael+Keating+-1977-+selected+as+Alumnus+of+the+Year+2020.html Tue, 7 Jan 2020 10:09:27 GMT Michael Keating (1977) selected as Alumnus of the Year 2020 We are delighted to announce that Michael Keating (1977) has been selected as this year's Alumnus of the Year. This award recognises and celebrates the achievements of Clare alumni who have made outstanding contributions to society through: Significant....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020094821-Michael+Keating+-1977-+selected+as+Alumnus+of+the+Year+2020.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2020094821-Michael+Keating+-1977-+selected+as+Alumnus+of+the+Year+2020.html Tue, 7 Jan 2020 09:58:59 GMT Distinguished Lecture 2019 On October 28th, Professor Joel Mokyr, Robert H. Strotz Professor of Economics at Northwestern University, delivered this year's Distinguished Lecture in Economics and Public Policy, entitled The Holy Land of Industrialism: Rethinking the Industrial Revolution. The....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019113031-Distinguished+Lecture+2019.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019113031-Distinguished+Lecture+2019.html Mon, 11 Nov 2019 11:41:32 GMT Founders Day Service 2019 It was a real pleasure to represent the College at Barnabas Oley School Founders Day. I met with the schools new Headteacher, Michelle Downes, and its new Chair of Governors, Stephanie Reardon, and was given a lovely tour. After lunch, it was a short walk to St Bartholomews,....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019110907-Founder-s+Day+Service+2019.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019110907-Founder-s+Day+Service+2019.html Fri, 26 Jul 2019 11:09:34 GMT Colin Turpin 1928-2019 We are deeply saddened to report the death of one of Clares longest-serving fellows, Colin Turpin, who died in Oxford on 18 th July 2019 after a short illness. He was 91 years old. Colin was born in Middelburg, Eastern Cape, South Africa in 1928. He attended St....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019103002-Colin+Turpin+1928-2019.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019103002-Colin+Turpin+1928-2019.html Wed, 24 Jul 2019 10:30:40 GMT Clare Fellow, David Rowitch, co-leads breakthrough MS study Fellow of Clare College and Head of the Department of Paediatrics, Professor David Rowitch, has recently published a study which identifies brain cells particularly vulnerable to damage in patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS). The international study from....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019093116-Clare+Fellow-+David+Rowitch-+co-leads+breakthrough+MS+study.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019093116-Clare+Fellow-+David+Rowitch-+co-leads+breakthrough+MS+study.html Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:18:44 GMT Professor Anna Philpott wins Pilkington Prize The Clare community was delighted to hear that Professor Anna Philpott has become the sixteenth Clare Fellow to be awarded the Pilkington Prize for teaching . Anna is Director of Studies for IB Biological Natural Sciences at Clare, as well as Professor of Cancer and....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019112303-Professor+Anna+Philpott+wins+Pilkington+Prize.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019112303-Professor+Anna+Philpott+wins+Pilkington+Prize.html Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:27:02 GMT