Clare College News Latest Clare College News http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news 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 Clare Giveaway Instagram competition We had a fantastically successful giveaway competition over on Clares Instagram account , to celebrate reaching 5,000 followers! Congratulations to Helena Cooke (Choir Lay Clerk 2015-16) for the winning photograph of Clare and Old Schools reflected in a puddle! Whilst....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019094129-Clare+Giveaway+Instagram+competition.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019094129-Clare+Giveaway+Instagram+competition.html Wed, 22 May 2019 09:50:30 GMT Dr Roger Schofield 1937-2019 The College is sad to report the death of Dr Roger Schofield at the age of 81. Roger was elected a Fellow of Clare in 1969, and was Director of the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure. In 1989 he co-authored The Population History of....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019091051-Dr+Roger+Schofield+1937-2019.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019091051-Dr+Roger+Schofield+1937-2019.html Thu, 11 Apr 2019 14:32:04 GMT Dr Gordon Wright 1918-2019 It is with great sadness that we report the death of Dr Gordon Wright at the age of 101. Dr Wright was a Fellow of Clare College for over six decades, and for many years served as Director of Studies for Medicine and College Tutor. As well as teaching and....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019040750-Dr+Gordon+Wright+1918-2019.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019040750-Dr+Gordon+Wright+1918-2019.html Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:10:54 GMT Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. receives Honorary Fellowship Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been elected to an Honorary Fellowship to Clare College. Professor Gates is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Centre for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He is one....]]> http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019035508-Professor+Henry+Louis+Gates-+Jr.+receives+Honorary+Fellowship.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019035508-Professor+Henry+Louis+Gates-+Jr.+receives+Honorary+Fellowship.html Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:03:04 GMT Nigel Gawthrope 1957-2019 The College has just received the sad news of the death of Nigel Gawthrope, both the Mayor of Cambridge and a Porter at Clare College. He was a highly valued member of the Clare community, and will be greatly missed. Nigel passed away suddenly whilst on holiday in South Africa. His time as Mayor and a Cambridge City Councillor is.... http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019030304-Nigel+Gawthrope+1957-2019.html http://cweb1.clare.cam.ac.uk/news/2019030304-Nigel+Gawthrope+1957-2019.html Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:08:27 GMT