Clare College News Latest Clare College News The Revd Dr Mark Smith appointed as Dean of Clare We are delighted to announce that The Revd Dr Mark Smith has been appointed Dean of Clare College, as successor to The Revd Dr Jamie Hawkey. His appointment will commence on 1 January 2019. Mark read History at Peterhouse and worked as a school teacher after graduation,....]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:04:12 GMT New Denman Baynes Senior Student: Sam Wimpenny Meet Sam Wimpenny, who joined Clare as the new Denman Baynes Senior Student this year. "I am a Geophysicist based in the Department of Earth Sciences using a diverse range of tools to investigate the mechanics and behaviour of active faults. Earthquakes are generated....]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:21:29 GMT Dr Ed Turner in New Scientist Clare Fellow, Tutor for Widening Participation and Outreach, and Director of Studies for Ecology and Zoology, Dr Ed Turner, is featured in the latest edition of New Scientist . He discusses the complexities of quantifying the crisis in global biodiversity. Ed was....]]> Thu, 2 Aug 2018 13:50:39 GMT Stewart Butterfield on BBCs The Boss Alumnus Stewart Butterfield, founder of technology companies Flickr and Slack, was featured on BBC's weekly series 'The Boss'. Read more on his status as "... one of Silicon Valley's heavyweights" at BBC News . ]]> Fri, 6 Jul 2018 16:19:38 GMT Isobel Houghton named among Top 50 Women in Engineering The Womens Engineering Society (WES) named Clare alumna Isobel Houghton (née Piper, 2003) as one of the ‘Top 50 Women in Engineering 2018 on International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), 23 June. Begun in 2014 as National Women in Engineering Day, WES....]]> Tue, 3 Jul 2018 14:21:09 GMT Dean Appointed Canon Theologian of Westminster Abbey Clares Dean and Director of Studies in Theology, The Revd Dr Jamie Hawkey, has been appointed by the Crown as Canon Theologian of Westminster Abbey. He will have a particular responsibility for theological study and teaching, and will become a member of the steering group....]]> Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:25:15 GMT Ottoline Leyser at the 2018 Hay Festival Clare Fellow Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser spoke at the 2018 Hay Festival. To read more click here . ]]> Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:03:26 GMT Sir Andrew Wiles Appointed Regius Professor Honorary Clare Fellow Sir Andrew Wiles (Mathematics, 1974), has been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen as Oxfords first Regius Professor of Mathematics. This occasions marks the first Regius Professorship awarded to Oxford since 1842. Sir Andrew received his B.A. at Merton....]]> Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:51:04 GMT Anne Glover Appointed to Bank Court Anne Glover CBE (Natural Sciences, 1973)has been appointed to jointheCourt of the Bank of England as a non-executive director. Co-founder and CEO of Amadeus Capital Partners Limited, Anne is a member of the Council for Science and Technology as well asLondon....]]> Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:33:35 GMT Fellow Phil Allmendinger Appointed Deputy VC Professor Phil Allmendinger has been appointed to be the Vice Chancellors Senior Adviser on Regional Affairs and a Deputy Vice Chancellor. To see the University'sannouncement, click here . Phil became a Fellow of Clare and Director of Studies in....]]> Fri, 1 Jun 2018 11:48:25 GMT Fellow Discusses Possibility of Taking Plants into Space Howard Griffiths , Fellow of Clare College and Professor of Plant Ecology, discusses plants and space travel on the BBC radio programme " 5 live science ". Professor Griffiths showed co-host Izzie Clarke around Clare gardens( click here for the podcast ), where....]]> Mon, 28 May 2018 13:43:14 GMT Viv Faull New Bishop of Bristol Her Majesty the Queen has appointed the Very Revd Vivienne Faull as the 57th Bishop of Bristol. Faulls connection to Clare is strong as an Honorary Fellow and former Chaplain. Currently Dean of York, Faull was the Church of Englands first female Provost and then Dean,....]]> Thu, 17 May 2018 11:28:26 GMT Jaideep Prabhu speaks at the Hay Festival Clare Fellow Professor Jaideep Prabhu will be speaking at the Hay Festival on the 26 May 2018 on the topic of 'Frugal Innovation - how the globe is learning to do more (and better) with less'. He recently appeared in an interview in CAM magazine where he....]]> Thu, 17 May 2018 09:42:09 GMT The Colin Forbes Building The University Advisory Committee on Benefactions and External and Legal Affairs has approved the naming of a new geological collections building for the Department of Earth Sciences as the Colin Forbes Building. Dr Colin Forbes (1940), who died in 2014, was an....]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:24:38 GMT Holy See Lecture by Archbishop Paul Gallagher On Monday 5th March, the Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States (Foreign Secretary), Archbishop Paul Gallagher, gave a fascinating lecture at Clare on the peacebuilding activities of the Holy See. He began by arguing that the pursuit of peace can be seen as....]]> Thu, 8 Mar 2018 10:16:12 GMT Empathy in Action Matt Waldman is Clare Colleges Eric Lane Visiting Fellow for Lent Term 2018, a fellowship which is designed to give someone who works in the field of peace or social harmony the opportunity to study, reflect and enrich their work, as well as interact with staff and students.....]]> Mon, 5 Mar 2018 11:56:22 GMT Oar Donated from the 1888 Bumps Tragedy The donation of a trophy oar to Clare Boat Club has vividly reminded them of a tragic death in the Lent Bumps races in 1888. The fatal accident which resulted in the death of Edward Campbell happened on the third day of the bumps: Friday 24th February. The Clare first....]]> Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:56:19 GMT Parents Dinner 2018 Parents and guardians of first year undergraduates who joined the Clare Family and Friends Programme were invited to join their child for a special Evensong in chapel, followed by drinks and a three-course dinner in Hall. The Family and Friends programme provides a link....]]> Thu, 8 Feb 2018 10:07:57 GMT Alumnus of the Year 2018 This year's Alumnus of the Year is Nigel Warner (1966), who will give a speech at Half Way Hall during Lent Term. Nigel Warner has worked tirelessly in support of the LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex) community, both in Europe and....]]> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:28:41 GMT Clare Student New Cambridge Union Society President Clare student Jonah Surkes is the new president of The Cambridge Union Society, and we are looking forward to seeing the debates during his term in office. Read more . ]]> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:22:40 GMT