News

Trinity College Garden Party and Formal Swap

Over the summer, Postdoc affiliates and Fellows of Clare Hall had the pleasure of attending two social events at the invitation of Trinity College Postdoctoral Society. On 30 June, we enjoyed drinks and ice cream on a hot afternoon at the Fellows' Bowling Green in Trinity College Read more

10 August 2018

The King Lecture 2018

The Clare Hall King Lecture 2018 is available to view online via the University of Cambridge website. The guest speaker this year was Professor Michael N Hall of the Biozentrum University of Basel in Switzerland who spoke about the Paradigm shift in Biology.  For those who attended the event, photos are also available to view here. Read more

12 July 2018

Summer Refurbishment in College

During the summer period we will be refurbishing the entrance by the Porters’ Lodge, the reception areas, common room and bar.  You will gradually begin to see our staff and contractors preparing these areas and making a start on decorating and re-flooring. Read more

21 June 2018

2018 May Bumps

The Clare Hall Boat Club Men's First VIII won their blades on Saturday at the May Bumps. Congratulations on this achievement from all of us at Clare Hall. You can watch the team in action here. Read more

21 June 2018

Professor Geoffrey Harcourt named in Queen's Birthday Honours

In the recent Queen’s birthday honours Clare Hall Life Member Professor Geoffrey Harcourt was awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia in General Division (AC) within the Australian Honours System.  Read more

15 June 2018

Clare Hall Inspires

The second 'Clare Hall Inspires' personal and professional development workshop for students and postdocs was co-organised by Dr Keri Wong (Clare Hall Postdoc Committee), Mr Tim Coorens (the GSB) and Ms Catherine Wise from the Development Office. This one-day workshop, open to all College members, was held in the Richard Eden Suite at West Court. The key aim of the workshop is to encourage students and postdocs to think flexibly about various career paths and to utilise the many benefits of their Clare Hall membership.Our programme this year was even better than last year. Our... Read more

11 June 2018

Clare Hall Postdocs - 3 Slide Talk Series

In May we held the fifth in the series of 3 Slide Talks. The three engaging talks from different disciplines provided much food for thought.The first talk was given by Dr Robert Beyer from the Department of Zoology. Robert, who has a background in maths, presented current collaborative research on palm oil production. Oil palm is a highly contested crop linked with environmental destruction. While environmental NGOs and others have called for boycotts of products containing palm oil, the research done by Robert and his collaborators show that the ‘world’s most hated crop’... Read more

11 June 2018

The California Institute of Technology - Frances Bacon Award

Clare Hall Life Member Niccolo Guicciardini has been awarded the Francis Bacon Award in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, awarded by the California Institute of Technology. Read more

11 June 2018

Cambridge Summer Programme 2018

Heidelberg University has selected Nina Voigt for the 2018 Cambridge summer programme. She is pursuing her graduate studies in English literature, linguistics, and cultural studies. Cambridge University, and Clare Hall implicitly, will be represented by Yi Zhu, a first-year PhD student in Linguistics based at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics.

08 June 2018

A New Samsung Artificial Intelligence Lab for Cambridge

Samsung have announced plans to open a new research lab in Cambridge, confirming the city’s reputation as one of the world’s foremost hubs for artificial intelligence research and development. Read more

24 May 2018